Fantasy painter and future athlete Syd Mead, famous for his work in movies such as Blade Runner
Mead had announced his retirement in September. His career as a concept artist saw him working on projects such as the one mentioned above Blade Runner
While not widely known In his career as a concept artist, Mead has also left a mark as a future artist and writer, working for companies such as Ford, Philips and United States Steel, often providing illustrations for his bold, clean vision for the future.
Mead's influence in video games, from cars to architecture, is almost too great to summarize, but it can be seen in projects he has been working on directly (such as and CyberRace series) and indirectly (and Great Outcome The visual style of the series & # 39; owes a too much Mead).
Mead passed away yesterday due to complications associated with lymphoma, and news announced by John McElroy of Autoline (who interviewed Mead earlier).