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 spaceship ‘Leonov’ and all of its interiors and attendant craft), “Short Circuit” (the robot ‘Johnny 5’), “Blade Runner” (the ‘Spinner’ police car, the dingy cityscapes, and Decker’s apartment), and “Timecop” (the headquarters of the Temporal Police, and Van Damme’s car)
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One man in particular has shaped how we represent the future. At once immensely familiar and perfectly unknown, painter and engineer Syd Mead is an unavoidable part of American culture.