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Syd Mead

1933 - 2019

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Sydney Jay Mead (July 18, 1933 – December 30, 2019) was an American industrial designer and neo-futurist concept artist, widely known for his designs for science-fiction films such as Blade Runner, Aliens and Tron. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Syd Mead has received more than 545,677 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Syd Mead is the 44th most popular designer (down from 43rd in 2019), the 3,202nd most popular biography from United States (down from 2,664th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular American Designer.

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  • 550k

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  • 53.43

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.16

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among designers, Syd Mead ranks 44 out of 86Before him are Jeanne Lanvin, Beau Brummell, Andokides painter, Josiah Wedgwood, Adrian Frutiger, and Nicolas Jenson. After him are Diana Vreeland, Luigi Colani, Georg Jensen, Eiko Ishioka, Laura Biagiotti, and Otl Aicher.

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Among people born in 1933, Syd Mead ranks 162Before him are Ronald Evans, Juanita Castro, Asha Bhosle, Joachim Meisner, Mark Forest, and Azeglio Vicini. After him are Louis Farrakhan, Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Sandra Milo, Françoise Fabian, Leonid Bartenyev, and Guido Crepax. Among people deceased in 2019, Syd Mead ranks 145Before him are Václav Vorlíček, William Levada, Édith Scob, Dick Dale, Mark Hollis, and Patrick Sercu. After him are Lê Đức Anh, Ric Ocasek, Luigi Colani, Edith González, Carmen Argenziano, and Andrés Gimeno.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Syd Mead ranks 3,202 out of 18,182Before him are Robert Stroud (1890), Johnny Sins (1978), Thomas Newman (1955), Arthur D. Levinson (1950), Lindsay Lohan (1986), and Katherine MacGregor (1925). After him are Nicholas Hammond (1950), Gene Barry (1919), Howard Fast (1914), Christina Ricci (1980), Mimsy Farmer (1945), and Sarah Paulson (1974).

Among DESIGNERS In United States

Among designers born in United States, Syd Mead ranks 3Before him are Steve Jobs (1955) and Iris Apfel (1921). After him are Milton Glaser (1929), Paul Rand (1914), Virgil Abloh (1980), Ruth St. Denis (1879), Alan Freed (1921), Colleen Atwood (1948), Ollie Johnston (1912), Norman Bel Geddes (1893), and Marc Davis (1913).