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Over the past century, prize-giving has grown into a $20 billion global industry. But does victory smell as sweet in a world where even the
[iframe src=”//player.vimeo.com/video/108778763″ width=”630″ height=”354″ frameborder=”0″ webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen ] Anton Alvarez used his thread-wrapping process to make this year’s Icon Awards trophies. Watch him at
The designer is using his thread-wrapping process on ever larger projects, as well as one work on a smaller scale: this year’s Icon award The
Phil Cuttance, a designer who moved to London from New Zealand three years ago, has designed the inaugural Icon Design Award using his “faceture” technique.