A Curious Mind Wins Design Prize

Britain's prestigious Prince Philip Prize is awarded to upstart Thomas Heatherwick, whose unique international projects always amaze

On Nov. 8, one of Britain's most innovative design talents, Thomas Heatherwick, scooped up the coveted Prince Philip Designers Prize, the industry's equivalent of the Oscars. At just 36, the three-dimensional designer is already being hailed as the "new Leonardo."

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