Public Art Research Archive, Sheffield Hallam University

Indivudual Projects: BLUE CARPET, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

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Artist: HEATHERWICK Thomas
TitleOfWork: 'The Blue Carpet'
DateOfWork: 2002
Medium: "TTURA"; brass strip; paving
Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne;
Country: UK - England
Photographer: Dave Ball
ImageCopyright: Sheffield Hallam University
AccessionNumber: 02~2305
FileSize: 169110
View from Laing Art Gallery.

TTURA, made from recycled glass, was developed by a research team led by Professor Jim Roddis at Sheffield Hallam University - School of Cultural Studies.

The concept for the square was designed by Thomas Heatherwick.
The full list of designers and specialists is given below; more information can be found on the Blue Carpet website at:

Thomas Heatherwick Studio
Thomas Heatherwick
McNulty Boats
Hi Def UK
Keith Morris
Resin Building Products Limited

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