Saul Bass, the master in setting the mood and feel for a film, through his iconic opening sequences. The distilling of a full length film and/or novel into a couple of minutes. No wonder his style influences many designers today, especially in the field of motion graphics. What I'm in awe of is, how do you do that?! How do you encapsulate the essence of a movie or book into an image; especially at a time when there was no "big data"; no scientific sub-conscious research to understand what others feel in order to help steer you?
And the "tip of the hat" from the Mad Men Producers