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Syd Mead

Syd Mead is a former designer for Ford Motor Company, U.S. Steel, and Philips Electronics. After establishing himself as a "Futurist" consultant, he has visualized technology and products for companies like Sony, Chrysler, Mechanix Illustrated, and Playboy. Syd's movie designs have appeared in 'Star Trek - The Motion Picture" (V'ger), "2010" (the ... See full bio »
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 2013/I Elysium (conceptual artist)
 2006 Mission: Impossible III (mask maker designer)
 2000 Mission to Mars (conceptual artist)
 1999 Turn-A Gundam (TV Series) (concept designer)
 1997 Wing Commander: Prophecy (Video Game) (alien conceptual artist)
 1994 Timecop (visual consultant)
 1992 From Time to Time (Short) (production designer: future Paris)
 1990 Solar Crisis (conceptual artist: future)
 1988 UFO Cover-Up?: Live! (TV Movie documentary) (conceptual futurist)
 1986 Aliens (conceptual artist)
 1984 2010 (visual futurist)
 1982 TRON (conceptual artist: electronic world)
 1982 Blade Runner (visual futurist)
 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (production illustrator: Apogee, Inc. - as Syd Meade)
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Essay "Designing the Future" in anthology "Omni's Screen Flights/Screen Fantasies: The Future According to Science Fiction Cinema." Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1984. ISBN 0385191995

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