Saturday, February 25, 2012

Blade Runner's LA 2019

Syd Mead, described as a "visual futurist" is the artist responsible for the look of Blade Runner's urban landscape. The look and feel of the film, after its release in 1982, was arguably the first accepted mainstream establishment of a cyberpunk aesthetic. More of Mead's work:

Daft Punk also apparently inspired by Mead's illustration.

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