“The thing about Thomas is that every project seems to come out of a completely different burst of imagination,” says media mogul Barry Diller [...] “Nothing looks similar—there’s no linkage. I think he’s the most creative, interesting architect—other than Frank Gehry, whom I adore—alive. They share a kind of genius for imagination in its purest form.” — wsj.com
The six other creatives that were – along with Heatherwick – awarded the title of WSJ. Magazine's 2015 Innovators of the Year are:Richard Serra (Art)Angelina Jolie Pitt (Entertainment/Film)Karl Ove Knausgaard (Literature)Miuccia Prada (Fashion)Stewart Butterfield, CEO of Slack...
Marc Jacobs will present Katie Grand the award for fashion innovator of the year. Marina Abramovic will accept the award for Ai Weiwei... for best art innovator. Jonathan Safran Foer will present the food innovator award to — wait for it — Chipotle founder Steve Ells. Other winners include Elon Musk (technology), Joris Laarman (design) and Bjarke Ingels (architecture). Bill Gates and Warren Buffett got the philanthropy award, but will not be at the ceremony. — wwd.com
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