Syd Mead (1933–2019)


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Syd Mead was a designer for Ford Motor Company, U.S. Steel, and Philips Electronics. After establishing himself as a "Futurist" consultant, he visualized technology and products for companies like Sony, Chrysler, Mechanix Illustrated, and Playboy. Syd's movie designs appeared in 'Star Trek - The Motion Picture" (V'ger), "2010" (the spaceship '... See full bio »

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Blade Runner Art Department
(1982)
Blade Runner 2049 Art Department
(2017)
Elysium Art Department
(2013)
Short Circuit Additional Crew
(1986)

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 2017 Blade Runner 2049 (visual futurist)
 2015 Tomorrowland (visual futurist)
 2013/I Elysium (conceptual artist)
 2006 Mission: Impossible III (mask maker designer)
 1999-2000 Turn-A Gundam (TV Series) (concept designer - 50 episodes)
- Ôgon no aki (2000) ... (concept designer)
- Uragiri no guen (2000) ... (concept designer)
- Teki, aratanari (2000) ... (concept designer)
- Shôgeki no kuro rekishi (2000) ... (concept designer)
- Ginganamu shûrai (2000) ... (concept designer)
 2000 Mission to Mars (conceptual artist)
 1997 Wing Commander: Prophecy (Video Game) (alien conceptual artist)
 1994 Timecop (visual consultant)
 1993 Journey to the Center of the Earth (TV Movie) (conceptual designer)
 1992 The Timekeeper (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: The Year We Make Contact (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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Other Works:

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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