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Сид Мид (Syd Mead): MegaCoach, 2010

Сид Мид (Syd Mead): MegaCoach, 2010

Сид Мид (Syd Mead): MegaCoach, 2010
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Palm Springs, 2006
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Hypervan rear down view, 2008
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Hypervan Profile, 2005
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Hypervan on Crimson Plaza, 2003
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Silver Coach, 1983
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Arriving Guests - Sentinel Book Cover
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Sentinel-II Concept - Friends Depart On a Snowy Night
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Singercar
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Japanese Car Concept, 1975 - Car Styling Magazine July Cover
Concept painting for Credit Subscription Commuter Cars, originally designed for Philips and published in Playboy magazine (1970). From Syd Mead's book Sentinel. - The idea behind the design was a plan, drawn up in cooperation with the Dutch government, to make a fleet of small vehicles available to the public within the three-canal perimeter of Central Amsterdam, on a credit-subscription basis.
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Auto Concept
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Future Rolls Royce, 1967 - Cover for Automobile Quarterly Magazine
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Alpine Retreat
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): LeMans Street Coupe, 1970
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): LeMans sports car concept
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): U.S. Steel LeMans-type commercial market coupe. This was done in 1963, decades before the Lamborghini Diablo, the Mucialago, etc.
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Racecar
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Sentinel Coupe in the Snow
In the early 1970s, Syd designed a common chassis that could accept different body styles according to need, foreshadowing GM's recent Autonomy concept.
Syd Mead: U.S. Steel Interface - a portfolio of probabilities, 1969
Syd Mead: U.S. Steel Interface - a portfolio of probabilities, 1969 - Sentinel 400 Limousine
Syd Mead: U.S. Steel Interface - a portfolio of probabilities, 1969
Syd Mead: U.S. Steel Interface - a portfolio of probabilities, 1969
Syd Mead: U.S. Steel Interface - a portfolio of probabilities, 1969 - Coupe Arriving at Sensorium
Syd Mead: U.S. Steel Interface - a portfolio of probabilities, 1969 - Sentinel Concept
Syd Mead: U.S. Steel Interface - a portfolio of probabilities, 1969
Syd Mead: U.S. Steel Interface - a portfolio of probabilities, 1969
Syd Mead: U.S. Steel Interface - a portfolio of probabilities, 1969
Syd Mead: U.S. Steel Interface - a portfolio of probabilities, 1969 - 2112 New Jersey Turnpike
Syd Mead: U.S. Steel Interface - a portfolio of probabilities, 1969 - Recreational Vehicle with Expandable Sections - Its inflatable substructure allows the inner volume to be increased almost two-fold for sleeping accomodation.
Syd Mead: U.S. Steel Interface - a portfolio of probabilities, 1969
Syd Mead: U.S. Steel Interface - a portfolio of probabilities, 1969 - Four-Legged, Gyro-Balanced, Walking Cargo Vehicle
Syd Mead: U.S. Steel Interface - a portfolio of probabilities, 1969
Syd Mead: U.S. Steel Interface - a portfolio of probabilities, 1969 - Race at the Megastructure
Syd Mead: U.S. Steel Interface - a portfolio of probabilities, 1969 - Post-and-Beam Residence
Syd Mead: U.S. Steel Interface - a portfolio of probabilities, 1969 - Residential City Modules - In the domestic scene above, Mead presents his design for a residence built with steel post and beam modules with a cast ornamental frame visible just inside the building.
Syd Mead: U.S. Steel Interface - a portfolio of probabilities, 1969
Innovari Automobile Prototype from Syd Mead's book Sentinel. Originally created for the U.S. Steel book Innovations (1968). - The 'Innovari' prototype ... was intended was to be a catalogue of the many ways (a large proportion of them innovative) in which steel could be used to great advantage in a new era of design. The character of the car was personal, but it also anticipated today's practical and rakish hatchback configuration.
Innovari High Performance Coupe, concept artwork Mead created for the U.S. Steel book Innovations (1968). From Syd Mead's book Sentinel. - In the performance-oriented coupe above, Mead takes full advantage of the opportunity to display steel trim items around the glass, lights, wheel assemblies and exhaust system. The illustration is capped by a unique Mead touch - the little boy's incredible pet.
Syd Mead: U.S. Steel Futuristic car concept, 1965
Twin Boom Sports Coupes from Syd Mead's book Sentinel. Originally created for the U.S. Steel book Concepts (1961). - Closely reflecting the future styling of the time, these elaborately extended twin-boom sport coupes are shown in the attachment bay of a custom assembly-line enclosure receiving their final steel outer panels and finishing details.
U.S. Steel Hovering Station Wagon from Syd Mead's book Sentinel. - From the U.S. Steel book Concepts ... a family outing with an air-ground-effect station wagon on a road bordered by an electronic guidance fence.
Syd Mead: U.S. Steel Concepts - Future Heavy Transport
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Sycamore Micro Future Coupe - U.S. Steel calendar, 1969
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Joybrik
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Sentinel 400 Limousine, Originally part of a larger gouache for U.S. Steel; seen and admired by Nathan Proche, president of Hot Wheels, who immediately called Syd to work on a toy version, prompting this and other three dimensional views.
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Gyroscopically Stabilized Two-wheel Car, ca. 1960
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Dual Cockpit Racer, 1959
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Airport Bus, 1950s
Concept car sketch made as a student in 1958, from Syd Mead's book Sentinel. - The dramatic, jet-tube after burner effect is enhanced by the precise bumper blade, but this Art Center transportation class assignment's most surprising element is the crisp, angular styling that anticipated the look of vehicles in the seventies.
As another class asignment in derivative theme design, this front end view is reminiscent of Chrysler styling. It is also the most serious of Mead's many Art Center illustrations.
Сид Мид (Syd Mead): Future Bugatti, 1957
Images: sydmead.com; Michael Stoll's photostream; scrubbles' photostream