A video interview we shot with Syd Mead in 2016 when the designer was awarded our CDN Lifetime Achievement Award
Syd Mead, visual futurist, automotive designer, motion picture concept designer, industrial designer, and an inspiration to almost everyone working in these design fields, has died at the age of 86, succumbing to complications of lymphoma, which he had fought for the last three years.
A retrospective on one of the most distinctive and inspirational designers we’ve ever seen.
With the recent announcement the Syd Mead is winding down his design activities for good, we’ve found ourselves reflecting once more upon the famed visual futurist’s incomparable career, such as ths Turn-X Gundam fight-suit design
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