Kyle Cooper (1962)

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  • Kyle Cooper got his BFA from The University of Massachusetts at Amherst and his MFA in graphic design from Yale School of Art.
  • He known for his designs of motion picture title sequences
  • He co-founded creative agency Imaginary Forces but moved on in 2003 to found Prologue Films.
  • “He uses jagged typefaces, lightning-quick editing and bizarre imagery to turn boring credits into trippy short films.”
  • Cooper, 35, describes his work as a warning to unsuspecting viewers: “You thought you came to see Brad Pitt from ‘Legends of the Fail’ and Morgan Freemam from ‘Driving Miss Daisy’-wrong”

Maricor and Maricar (19??)

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Maricor and Maricar are twin sisters. While they have an extensive body of work online, it was difficult to find a lot of personal information about them. I’m unsure when they were born, but what I do know is that they were born in the Philippines and moved to in Sydney Australia at the age of two. This is where they work today.

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Naomie Ross (19??)

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Naomie Ross is a contemporary graphic designer that earned her degree from the School of Visual Arts. She was born and raised in New York City and is still working there to this day and she has been working as a freelancer since 2011.

Ross is a multidisciplinary designer as she works with simple posters with little type, posters with just type, small books or pamphlets and even videos. Continue reading

Saul Bass (1920-1996)

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Saul Bass (May 8th 1920 – April 25 1996) was born in The Bronx in New York City. Bass was a graphic designer, title designer, and film director; he really touched on every aspect of design. Films. Packaging. Products. Architecture. Corporate identification. Graphics. During his 40-year career, Saul was able to work with some of Hollywood’s finest filmmakers like Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder and Martin Scorsese. After completing college studying Graphic Art at Brooklyn College in New York, Bass moved to Los Angeles in 1946. He was a pioneer of the “pared down graphic” and favored minimalistic symbolic images. Bass designed some incredibly well-known and iconic corporate images in North America, some being the Bell System logo, AT&T’s globe logo, Continental Airlines jet stream logo, and United Airlines tulip logo; Though Bass was most well known for his movie posters and title sequences.

Saul Bass by Tony Nourmand http://www.saul-bass.com

David Carson (1954)

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David Carson was born on September 8th 1954.  He is from Corpus Christi, Texas.

He currently tours across Europe, South America and the United States, giving lectures and holding workshops and exhibitions.  He did most of his work at a studio he opened in New York City.

He started as a teacher and a professional surfer. He was ranked 9th best surfer in the world. He became interested in typography and design when he was 29. Continue reading

Mike Perry: Illustrator (19xx)

Mike Perry was originally from Kansas City Missouri where he grew up then went to Minneapolis College of Art. Now he lives in Brooklyn New York where he works in his studio.

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His first job was designing with Urban Outfitters for 3 years. He also worked with other big names such as Apple, The New York Times, Dwell, Target, Aldo, Nike, AOL, Aerie and many more. In 2012 he made a monograph called Wondering Around Wandering.

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