Sydney Jay Mead, commonly Syd Mead (born July 18, 1933), is a visual futurist and a neofuturistic concept artist. He is best known for his designs for science-fiction films such as Blade Runner, Aliens and Tron.

1980:
Begins his work as visual futurist on Blade Runner, designing city backgrounds and vehicles (see Spinner (Blade Runner)). Also works as a conceptual artist of the electronic world in Tron, designing lightcycles, tanks, solar sailers, and carriers.


Syd Mead

Sydney Jay Mead, commonly Syd Mead (born July 18, 1933), is a visual futurist and a neofuturistic concept artist. He is best known for his designs for science-fiction films such as Blade Runner, Aliens and Tron.