Prabal Nandy (nandy@U.Arizona.EDU)
Mon, 8 Feb 1999 17:07:13 -0700 (MST)
> Ugly isn't necessarily a bad thing however, VOTOMs has some of the most
> ugliest mecha I've ever seen, yet they're some of my favorite designs. But
But at least they _looked_functional_.
There's something 'stylish' or 'beautiful' about form and function.
Having blocky details, cooling-ports, and ammo-magazines on your mecha may
not be elegant, but it can be beautiful.
Pasting a giant blue cross on your featureless white robot is _not_!!!
> yes, I agree they could have found a better designer. Does anyone know why
> they chose Syd Mead? It seems like they could've just gotten someone from
Probably for name recognition, maybe they thought it would give them an
'in' with American companies in hollywood or something?
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