Thomas Heatherwick  (British) 


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Thomas Heatherwick Biography
1970   Born, London
1989 - 1992   Manchester Polytechnic
1992 - 1994   The Royal College of Art
1995   Crafts Council Setting-up Award & Edward Marshall Prize
1997   D&AD Gold Award for Glass Bridge
2001   Design Week Best Temporary Exhibition for Identity Crisis exhibition
2002   Bombay Sapphire Prize for innovation in the use of glass in design in glass bridge
2002   The Worshipful Company of Paviors award for the Blue Carpet paving material
2006   Lovells Art & Work Awards for Wellcome Trust commission
2007   FX Award, Building Better Healthcare Award (for Guy’s Approaches)
2010   Nominated for Brit Insurance Designs of the Year
Selected Exhibitions
2010   Spun, Haunch of Venison, London
2009   Extrusions, Haunch of Venison, London
2009   Piggyback Table, Magis, Milan
2006   Hairy Building, Sitooterie English Heritage, Northumberland
2005   Guys Approaches, commissioned by The Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospital Foundation Trust, London
2005   Bleigiessen, commissioned by Wellcome Trust, London
2005   B of the Bang, Manchester City Council, The UK’s tallest Sculpture outside the new Manchester Stadium
2004   Rolling Bridge, commissioned by Paddington Basin Development Ltd, London
2003   Zip Bag, Longchamp, launched at Design Museum, London
2003   Twisted Cabinet, Benchmark Furniture, UK
2003   Paperhouse, commissioned by The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, London
2002   Blue Carpet, Newcastle upon Tyne, Competition-winning design of new urban square
1998   British Design & Art Direction Gold for Harvey Nichols installation
1997   Glass Bridge, commissioned by Argent Group, King’s Cross, London
1997   Autumn Intrusion Harvey Nichols, London, Sculptural installation to celebrate London Fashion Week
1997   Temple Shingon-Shu Sect, Kagoshima, Japan
1997   Edgware Road Chelsfield Plc Regeneration strategy for A-40 fly-over and underpasses at Edgware Road