Thomas Heatherwick(1970-), Architect, sculptor and designer
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London born Heatherwick, studied three dimensional design at Manchester Polytechnic and at the Royal College of Art. He was commissioned by the department store Harvey Nichols to design a temporary display for the shop's façade. His design was widely acclaimed and won him a D&AD yellow pencil in 1997. Heatherwick founded his practice, Heatherwick Studio, in 1994.
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