Who was he?
- An American graphic designer who became famous for his work in film.
- He studied design at Art Students League in Manhattan.
- Born in New York on May 8th 1920.
He started his career by designing posters with his ability of being able to capture the mood of a film by using simple images and shapes.
Often, these shapes used were hand drawn by Bass in order to create a more casual appearance. This was also usually accompanied by a sophisticated soundtrack.
Throughout his career he designed over 60 title sequences with his most famous including North by Northwest, Vertigo and Psycho.
He worked alongside Alfred Hitchcock a lot in his career with a good example being Vertigo.
His title sequences revolutionised the style in which we see them these days.