BBtv: Joel Johnson interviews Syd Mead, part 2.


Today on BBtv, part 2 of Boing Boing Gadgets editor Joel Johnson's interview with his hero, futurist and artist Syd Mead, on the evolution of conceptual design.

In this installment, we go inside Syd's studio in Pasadena, CA, and learn more about the creative process behind his work for movies, television, and automobile design -- both Hot Wheels and life-sized -- and how Syd feels about design in the video game industry.

Mead is a former designer for Ford Motor Company and US Steel. His designs have appeared in many movies, including Aliens, Tron, and Blade Runner.

Link to Boing Boing tv post with discussion, downloadable video, and instructions for subscribing to the daily BBtv podcast.

Previously on Boing Boing tv:

  • Joel Johnson interviews Syd Mead: part 1.
  • Syd Mead's version of the Boing Boing logo