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British Design Awards: Olympic Torch by Barber Osgerby Studio

British Design Awards: Olympic Torch by Barber Osgerby Studio | http://decorandstyle.co.uk/british-design-awards-olympic-torch/

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Olympic Opening Ceremonies British athlete John Mark lights the Olympic Flame from the Olympic torch during the opening ceremony of the 1948 London Olympics in Wembley Stadium, London, July 29, 1948. (AP Photo)-

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I got to see the Olympic 2012 Torch go by in South Ealing, London this summer. And before that I got to hold a replica that someone in Gloustershire had run with. They evidently got to keep a replica. Neat!

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‘Elegant, light and understated, the 2012 Olympic Torch shows the flair and confidence of contemporary British design and manufacture.’ Nicholas Serota, Director of the Tate on the Olympic Torch designed by Barber Osgerby

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Athletes with mnational flags stand near Olympic Torch during closing ceremony of London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium

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Lumos Maxima

I saw a post once talking about why Rupert Grint should be the next Doctor. If he was then the Doctor would have carried the torch at the 2012 olympics... And he'd be ginger finally. I REPIN THIS SO HARD

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'I would do it my underpants!' Doctor Who star Matt Smith feels honoured as he carries the Olympic torch

The Doctor carries the 2012 London Olympics torch. The universe is as it should be :)

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