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'Provocations' pays tribute to designer Thomas Heatherwick
'Provocations' pays tribute to designer Thomas Heatherwick

"We've become experts in not being experts," Thomas Heatherwick said during a tour of "Provocations," a Hammer Museum survey of the work his London design firm has produced over the last two decades. He was referring to the ability, which his office has become famous for, to jump nimbly between scales and design categories and to take on commissions that usually go to highly specialized firms. The Heatherwick Studio, to use its official name, has designed pedestrian bridges, buildings, benches, tables, art installations and the caldron for the 2012 London Olympics, among many other projects. Last week, Google announced plans to build a headquarters in Mountain...

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