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Historical and Cultural Context
Drawing Prompt
Saul Bass (1920-1996) b. America


"Design is thinking made visual." - http://hitchcock.tv/people/bass.html

Media emphasis: graphic designer, filmmaker, typographer

Art movement(s): Bauhaus, Constructivism, Minimalism

Principles and elements of design: balance, color, contrast, emphasis, line, movement, shape, space

Helpful links: http://designmuseum.org/design/saul-bass

Bass - Logos
Bass - Magnificent Seven Poster
Bass - Henri in Paris
Bass - Matchbook Covers
Bass - Ninja
Bass - Such Good Friends



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