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Image of the Day, 12/17/2013: 2013 Best Movie Posters

This look at the year’s best movie posters includes Noah Baumbach’s Frances Ha (poster courtesy of BLT Communications) among its well-curated selections. Previously in the year, Frances Ha also received some excellent analysis from Fonts in Use, which delved further into the film project’s use of the Fairfield typeface and how it continued into...

The Romance of Movies

The Rank Organization, one of England’s largest film producers and distributors, sold rights to British and American films throughout Europe, and especially in Italy. These are some of the production-sheet graphics used to entice the Italian film buyers. Italy had a particular preference for the ultra-exotic, stirringly romantic pose rendered in a impressionistic realist...

A Saul Bass Book… Finally!

  You’ve read Steve Heller’s effusive review of Saul Bass: A Life in Film and Design in the N.Y. Times this past Sunday; it’s the one that concludes, “… an essential portrait of a designer who successfully balanced art and commerce, and who remains an influence on contemporary graphic and motion design.” Well, Pat...

From ? to !, Part 2

After posting “From Question Mark to Exclamation Point: A Visual History,” quite a few of you have sent me more samples which I did not include in my collection. Thank you, especially to Chisholm Larsson Gallery for their continued support in constantly sending us images. Here are a few beautiful samples, and over 70...