British designer and inventor Thomas Heatherwick set up Heatherwick Studio in 1994, establishing a unique design practice with a spirit of discovery and invention at its heart, and placing the Studio at the forefront of a wave of New British Inventors.
The New British Inventors: Inside Heatherwick Studio exhibition is curated by Kate Goodwin, Drue Heinz Curator of Architecture at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. It is now touring Asia and the exhibition in Hong Kong is co-presented by the British Council, the GREAT Britain campaign and PMQ, with Swire Properties and KEF as lead partners.
5-23 Sept 2015
Monday to Sunday 12.00-20.00
35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong
Installation at Pacific Place
3 – 24 Sept 2015
Monday to Sunday 10.00 to 21.00
Garden Court, Level LG1, Pacific Place,
88 Queensway, Hong Kong
4 Sept 2015, 17.00-20.00
“Making”- Master Class by Erich Breuer
5 Sept 2015, 14.00–15.30
Led by Erich Breuer, Lead Maker at Heatherwick Studio, this masterclass will focus on various kinds of making at the studio, with an emphasis on the maker’s personal expertise.
By invitation only.
5 Sept 2015, 15.00–15.45
Qube (entrance), PMQ
Kate Goodwin, Curator, gives a guided tour of the exhibition and offers a unique insights into the work of Heatherwick Studio.
Limited quota, registration is required.
Public Lecture by Thomas Heatherwick
5 Sept 2015, 16.00–17.30
Thomas Heatherwick will present a series of the studio’s projects, both in Asia and elsewhere, with a focus on the working process and how the studio approaches new briefs.
Free admission, limited seats available on a first-come-first-served basis.
Winner of filling the feedback survery for us will be contacted by email to collect the signed studio publication Thomas Heatherwick: Making.