Sunday, 6 April 2014


Bill Gold is an American graphic designer best known for thousands of film poster designs. He studied illustration and design at Pratt Institute in New York. His first film poster was for Yankee Doodle Dandy (1941), and his most recent work was for J. Edgar.
During his 70-year career he has worked with some of Hollywood's greatest filmmakers, including Laurence Olivier, Clint Eastwood, Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick, Elia Kazan, Ridley Scott, and many more. Among his most famous film posters are those for CasablancaA Clockwork Orange, and Alien.

Casablanca (1942)

Cool Hand Luke (1967)

A Clockwork Orange (1971)

Tightrope  (1984)

J. Edgar  (2011)

Bill's work displays an array of bright colours and geometric patterns. The designer plays with both illustration, type and image to make his designs stand out and be memorable.

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