Motion Graphic – Artist Research

Thomas Heatherwick

Heatherwick was a British designer who founded Heatherwick Studio in 1994. In this workspace they would invent and create anything object from a chair to a large sculpture. The studio was a wayy to bring craft, design, architecture and urban planning together in a single workspace.

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The Heatherwick studio completed projects which include a number of internationally celebrated buildings, including the award-winning “Learning Hub” at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University and the UK Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo 2010

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In 2005, The Rolling Bridge was opened at London’s Paddington Basin, created by Thomas Heatherwick. The bridge would usually be curled up in a octagon, and at noon it uncurls itself forming eight triangular sections straighten out right across, to provide a bridge for people to cross over to the other side.

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