Syd Mead, futurist designer
Among other projects, Syd worked on Blade Runner and Alien.
I recently learned about Syd thru a tree-copy of Juxtapoz, which unfortunately doesn’t update their website anymore. Juxtapoz still remains my favorite art mag. Btw, you can purchase yourself a copy of Juxtapoz @ Seattle’s own Roq la Rue–currently featuring the artwork of Anthony Ausgang & Blair Wilson: