LON­DON 2012 OLYMPIC TORCH

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Des­ig­nated the De­sign Mu­seum’s 2012 De­sign of the Year, the tri­an­gu­lar shape—a first for Olympic torches, which are tra­di­tion­ally cylin­dri­cal—rep­re­sents the three words that make up the Olympic motto and the fact that the UK has hosted the Olympic Games three times, while the 8,000 laser-cut per­fo­ra­tions sym­bol­ise the 8,000 run­ners mak­ing the 8,000-mile jour­ney.

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