eames | the architect and the painter

What a fantastic documentary, I can’t wait to see it!! Ray & Charles Eames are two of the most influential and inspiring individuals of the last century. It’s showing now at ACMI untill the 17th June.

herbert matter | documentary

The Visual Language Of Herbert Matter looks at the lifes work of Swiss born graphic designer & photographer Herbert Matter.  His clients included Ray & Charles Eames, Knoll, Art & Architecture, Vogue & Harpers Bazaar.

saul bass | designer

I was watching Saturday afternoon TV a few weeks ago and came across this crazy 1960’s film, It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad world, (1963). What took my breath away was not the film it self but the opening title sequence, by the designer Saul Bass. His 40 year career encompassed what I consider to be some of the most visually engaging mid century design through work in title sequences, film posters, and branding. Some of of my favourite films & posters are Saul Bass designs, The Man with the Golden Arm (1955), Vertigo (1958), North by Northwest (1959), Psycho (1960), West Side Story (1961).