Saul Bass was born on the 8th Mary 1920 in the Bronx, New York, United States. In his early twenties Bass studied at the Art Students League in Manhattan and attended night classes with Hungarian artist and theorist György Kepes at Brooklyn College. He first began designing print advertisements in Hollywood during the 1940’s before producing his first film poster and title sequence in 1954 for the film ‘Carmen Jones’. Bass became widely known in the film industry for his effective, memorable title sequences and his symbolic movie poster designs. Bass went on to create some of the most iconic corporate logos in North America as well as writing, producing and directing several short films.