Saul Mandel (January 21, 1926 – August 14, 2011) was an illustrator, artist, animator and graphic designer in the advertising field. He was most known for designing the Jolly Green Giant and The 1986 Puppy Love postage stamp.
|Born||January 21, 1926|
|Died||August 14, 2011 85)(aged|
|Known for||Illustrating the Jolly Green Giant|
Mandel's work in advertising had covered many types of products, such as: automobiles, airlines, milk, candy and alcohol. He had worked companies such as, NBC, AT&T, General Motors and Life and a variety of nonprofit groups, such as the Boy Scouts of America and the Advertising Council.
The Jolly Green Giant
"Puppy Love" Stamps 1986
Created for United States Postal Service, the stamp had been described as 'too cute' for adult to use. Yet its popularity led to the creation of merchandise, which still be purchased at the post office.
Awards of Excellence
- The Society of Illustrators
- The New York Art Directors Club
- The Chicago Art Directors Club
- The Minneapolis Art Directors Club
- The New Jersey Art Directors Club
- The Philadelphia Art Directors Club
- The Connecticut Art Directors Club
- The Institute of Outdoor Advertising.
- Humor '87, Exhibitions Award
- Creativity on Paper, National Exhibitions Award
- The Communications Magazine, Exhibitions Award
- "The Magical Spell of Saul Mandel". ZAKS Illustrators Source. Retrieved March 14, 2012.
- Bertholdo, Stephanie (June 12, 2008). "Local artist documents her father's 50-year career in advertising". The Acorn. Retrieved March 14, 2012.
- "Saul Mandel Now I lay him down to rest". Panda Hi. Retrieved March 14, 2012.
- Dunn, John F. (February 2, 1986). "STAMPS; IS IT TOO CUTE?". The New York Times. p. 35. Retrieved March 14, 2012.