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Thomas Hetherwick Anthea Streeter Thursday 30 April 2020

Thomas Heatherwick is a British Designer. He has won many awards and honours. In 2004 he was the youngest practitioner to be appointed a Royal Designer for Industry; he won a Gold Medal for his British Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo in 2010 and in the same year he was designer of the year in Japan. Sir Terence Conran spotted his talent early on and has described Heatherwick as ‘the Leonardo da Vinci of our times’.

Heatherwick and his Studio team bring craft, design and urban planning together in a single work space. Their Olympic Cauldron with its breath taking giant ring of fire was a memorable sight at the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympic Games in 2012.

Thomas Heatherwick’s innovative approach is now in demand all over the world and the lecture will highlight the broad range of designs from this most creative of British designers.