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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Bill Gold


(above: photo via Roundtable Pictures)

Today, Laura ("Diversity Is Beautiful") posted a stellar photograph (see right below) showing the grandmaster of movie poster design, Bill Gold. This reminded me of how much good design reflects individual taste.



I was and still am hungry for Bill Gold's work and style, he's a true master of his trade and a big inspiration and huge influence to me. For instance, his use of negative space is such an active element in his graphic art and became branded on my own work, through and through.

By the way, there were two sweet articles, one in The Telegraph "Bill Gold: the Mad Man of movie posters" and the other one on the online mag Sabotage Times "Bill Gold: The Man Behind the Movie Posters".

Here're just a few samples of his enormous body of work. Bill Gold’s work spans six decades and over two thousand films:



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