Dialogue with Thomas Heatherwick

Thomas Heatherwick is the Founder and Principal of Heatherwick Studio. At the heart of his studio’s work is a profound commitment, at every scale, to finding innovative design solutions with an absolute dedication to artistic thinking and the latent potential of materials and craftsmanship. Notable projects include the Olympic Cauldron for the 2012 Olympic Games, the New Bus for London, and the award-winning UK Pavilion for the Shanghai World Expo 2010. Thomas is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects and a Senior Research Fellow at the Victoria & Albert Museum and Honorary Doctor, University of the Arts London. In 2013 he was elected a Royal Academician by the Royal Academy of Arts, London and was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to the design industry.

This activity is exclusive for invited parties.


Garden BridgeNew Bus for London
UK Pavilion
Olympic Cauldron