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'''Sydney Jay Mead''', better known as '''Syd Mead''', (born July 18, 1933 in St. Paul, Minnesota, United States), is an industrial designer who designed the [[Light Cycle]]s, [[Light Tank]]s, [[Sark's Carrier]], the [[MCP]] and the TRON Typeface, as well as the [[Super Light Cycle]] and the [[Game Grid]]. He also designed vehicles and objects for famous science-fiction films such as [[wikipedia:Blade Runner|Blade Runner]], [[wikipedia:Aliens|Aliens]], [[wikipedia:Short Circuit (film)|Short Circuit]] and [[wikipedia:2010 (film)|2010]].
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'''Sydney Jay Mead''', better known as '''Syd Mead''', (born July 18, 1933 in St. Paul, Minnesota, United States), is an industrial designer who designed the [[Light Cycle]]s, [[Light Tank]]s, [[Sark's Carrier]], the [[MCP]] and the ''TRON'' Typeface, as well as the [[Super Light Cycle]] and the [[Game Grid]]. He also designed vehicles and objects for famous science-fiction films such as ''[[wikipedia:Blade Runner|Blade Runner]]'', ''[[wikipedia:Aliens|Aliens]]'', ''[[wikipedia:Short Circuit (film)|Short Circuit]]'' and ''[[wikipedia:2010 (film)|2010]]''.
   
 
In much of his film work, he is billed as a "visual futurist" or "conceptual designer". In 2006, a documentary about Syd Mead entitled, "Visual Futurist: The Art & Life of Syd Mead" was made. It featured interviews with ''[[TRON]]'' director [[Steven Lisberger]] and Special Effects Supervisor [[Richard Taylor]].
 
In much of his film work, he is billed as a "visual futurist" or "conceptual designer". In 2006, a documentary about Syd Mead entitled, "Visual Futurist: The Art & Life of Syd Mead" was made. It featured interviews with ''[[TRON]]'' director [[Steven Lisberger]] and Special Effects Supervisor [[Richard Taylor]].

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Syd Mead
BirthnameSydney Jay Mead
GenderMale
Date of birthJuly 18, 1933
Place of birthMinnesota, USA
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Sydney Jay Mead, better known as Syd Mead, (born July 18, 1933 in St. Paul, Minnesota, United States), is an industrial designer who designed the Light Cycles, Light Tanks, Sark's Carrier, the MCP and the TRON Typeface, as well as the Super Light Cycle and the Game Grid. He also designed vehicles and objects for famous science-fiction films such as Blade Runner, Aliens, Short Circuit and 2010.

In much of his film work, he is billed as a "visual futurist" or "conceptual designer". In 2006, a documentary about Syd Mead entitled, "Visual Futurist: The Art & Life of Syd Mead" was made. It featured interviews with TRON director Steven Lisberger and Special Effects Supervisor Richard Taylor.

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Syd Mead's Official Website

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