Thomas Heatherwick has won the 2006 Prince Phillip Designers Prize, becoming, at age 36, the youngest ever winner. He saw off competition from Lucienne Day and David Mellor, who both received a Special Commendation, Rodney Fitch, Rodney Kinsman, Stephen Payne and Richard Rogers.
The project, which centres around an updated “WB” shield, aims to lay the groundwork for the company’s future ahead of its centenary in 2023.
The updated international logo is a “true reflection of the Dutch mentality” and is central to a brand strategy based around openness, inventiveness and inclusivity.
The redesign aims to attract “new, younger and more culturally diverse audiences” to the 118-year-old magazine, while avoiding confusion with The Times newspaper.
Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries spans over 500 years of medical objects.