"Visual futurist" Syd Mead is an industrial designer and neo-futuristic concept artist.
The 1982 cult movie Blade Runner had an unforgettable look: a dark, dirty Los Angeles with brooding streetscapes filled with a jangle of architectural styles and ominous vehicles…
Jan. 7from Design and Architecture
A concept drawing by Syd Mead of a futuristic street scene for "Blade Runner" (1982)
Syd Mead envisioned the Spinner flying police cars in Blade Runner, the Light Cycles in Tron and…
Dec. 5, 2017from Design and Architecture
Since the #OscarsSoWhite movement kicked off five years ago, the Academy has worked to make its membership more diverse.
Feb. 7from Hollywood Breakdown
American independent filmmakers might envy Céline Sciamma, director of the French film, “Portrait of a Lady on Fire.”
Feb. 17from The Business
Kitty Green's "The Assistant" is audacious in a deadpan way, a #MeToo drama that comes on like an HR video illustrating the responsibilities of an entry-level job.
Jan. 31from Film Reviews
Desert X started in Coachella Valley, and now it’s in Al Ula, Saudi Arabia.
Feb. 11from Design and Architecture
One of the first books within a huge movement that restored respectability to memoirs, This Boy’s Life celebrates its thirtieth anniversary, and Tobias Wolff celebrates thirty years…
Feb. 13from Bookworm
An artist collaborates with musicians to perform her sculptures; ceramic sculptures are made with radio antennas and air filters; and three brothers exhibit in their family’s former…
Feb. 4from Arts & Culture Stories
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I get really angry at something that hasn’t happened yet, and then get angry when it doesn’t happen, and then don’t know what to do with…
Feb. 12from Martini Shot
The Quibi ad blitz has begun.
Feb. 18from Screengrab
The movie “Parasite” is favored for many Oscars, including production design.
Feb. 4from Design and Architecture