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Although i can appreciate the beauty of the sculpture above, I do not feel a connection. I dislike the way the shape has been masked in another as it does not feel bold enough. Although spectacular in size and detail it feels quite faded and unimportant becuase of its lack of definition. I think that the contrast of elaborate detail and a large structure is not sucsessful because the two things drown each other out.

Overall the work of Thomas Heatherwick is my least favourite as it is too intricate. I prefer the bolder shapes as for me personally I feel they have a stronger impact. There is somthing kind of tacky in Heatherwick's and I think it is the ornate detail.

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