Thomas Heatherwick's design for the Olympic Cauldron stole the show at the London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony on Friday night. Here's a round-up of all our stories about Heatherwick; highlights include our video interviews with him about the cauldron, about his "hairy" UK pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010; and the new London double-decker bus.
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Movie: Thomas Heatherwick talks to Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs about his top-secret design for the cauldron that will hold the London 2012 Olympic flame in this interview filmed at his ongoing exhibition at the V&A museum in London. Update: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12. More »
Competition: to coincide with the Heatherwick Studio: Designing the Extraordinary exhibition at the V&A in London, we're giving readers the chance to win a year's membership to the museum plus a copy of the new monogram Thomas Heatherwick: Making. Five runners-up will also receive a pair of tickets to the exhibition. More »
Movie: Thomas Heatherwick talks to Dezeen about designing the UK pavilion at the World Expo in Shanghai in 2010 in this interview filmed by Dezeen at his exhibition at the V&A museum in London. More »
Dezeen Wire: New York Times critic Alice Rawsthorn previews the design highs and lows of the coming year, including Thomas Heatherwick's new double-decker bus for London (high) and the logo for the 2012 Olympic games (low) - New York Times
Dezeenwire: British designer Thomas Heatherwick has been appointed to design the Olympic Cauldron, which will house the torch for the London 2012 Olympic Games. More details on the London 2012 website »
Dezeenwire: at Tokyo Designers Week later this month Thomas Heatherwick is to be named Designer of the Year and Tokujin Yoshioka is to be named Artist of the Year in the Tokyo Design & Art Environmental Awards. See press release below.
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