Among the best purchases I’ve recently made is this massive 428 page book on Saul Bass, who was one of the leading graphic designers of the last century. He is responsible for some of the best movie title sequences I have ever seen, including titles such as Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo and Otto Preminger’s The Man With The Golden Arm.
Vertigo is a 1958 psychological thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. A lot of the action takes place in The Empire Hotel, which is actually a real place and the awesome little hotel I’ve been staying in. It’s called the Vertigo Hotel now, but there’s nothing like getting into bed with Judy and Alfred and [...]