Syd Mead is the artist, designer, and visual futurist who is largely responsible for the iconic future noir feel of Blade Runner. He also created many of the vehicles for Tron and Aliens. Today, BB Gadgets' Joel Johnson and the BBtv crew visited Mead's Los Angeles home and studio. Their discussions will be featured on several upcoming BBtv episodes. While there, Joel got to play with a one-of-a-kind official LEGO model of the Spinner flying car from Blade Runner. Lucky him. LEGO car from Blade Runner
David Pescovitz is Boing Boing's co-editor/managing partner. He's also a research director at Institute for the Future. On Instagram, he's @pesco.