An example of Syd’s most abstract work, a piece that really messes with the sense – are we looking at a garguntuan slab rockface? or just a wall? the shadows to me suggest the prior, but I’ll leave it to you to make your mind up….
An excellent example of Sci-Fi Concept Design and semi-abstraction from world renowned American visual futurist Syd Mead. Image Taken from the 1978 Paper Tiger Book “Flight of Icarus”.
Sydney Jay Mead, commonly Syd Mead, (born July 18, 1933 in St. Paul, Minnesota, United States) is an industrial designer best known for his vehicle designs in science-fiction films such as Blade Runner, Aliens, and Tron. To read more about him see Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syd_Mead or jump to his official site http://www.sydmead.com - If you’ve never heard of Syd Mead, you are in for a real visual treat!