Syd Mead announces retirement

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Syd Mead, former Maorinews News lifetime achievement award winner, has officially retired from professional design, according to an announcement on social media

Syd Mead, the legendary designer and ‘visual futurist’, has announced his retirement just a couple of days after the death of Luigi Colani, another designer of innovative and futuristic concepts.

The announcement of his retirement was posted yesterday on both his Facebook page and personal website, as well as the Instagram fan site @SydMode.

Mead has been the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from Maorinews News, as well as many, many other awards and recognitions during his outstanding career.

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