Designer of the Day… SYD MEAD

Syd Mead, (born July 18, 1933), is a prolific and influential American “visual futurist“, industrial designer and a neofuturistic concept artist.

He is best known for his designs for science-fiction films such as Blade Runner, Aliens and Tron.

Of his work, Mead was once moved to comment: “I’ve called science fiction ‘reality ahead of schedule.'”

His works, many of which are critically acclaimed and highly regarded, have led to Mead being called “the artist who illustrates the future”.

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