Queen's Baton Design - 2014 Commonwealth Games Relay

4c Design have been confirmed as designers of the Queen's Baton for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
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The reflection of the girl on the water provides a sense of symmetry in this photograph, and the nice colors of the clouds and the sky in the background are nice to look at.

The Queen's Baton - Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Revealing the process that led to the design of the Queen's Baton for Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, with all the engineering challenges along the way.

The Queen's Baton - Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Revealing the process that led to the design of the Queen's Baton for Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, with all the engineering challenges along the way.

The Queen's Baton prototype, 3D printed using SLS

Revealing the process that led to the design of the Queen's Baton for Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, with all the engineering challenges along the way.

The raw 3D Printed titanium lattice of the Queen's Baton, before finishing.

The raw Printed titanium lattice of the Queen's Baton, before finishing.

Batonbearer 025 William Mitchell and Batonbearer 026 Michael Aldridge, with Clyde the Glasgow 2014 mascot, hold the Glasgow 2014 Queen"s Baton at the Glasgow School of Art

In pictures: Queen's baton arrives in Glasgow

Batonbearer 025 William Mitchell and Batonbearer 026 Michael Aldridge, with Clyde the Glasgow 2014 mascot, hold the Glasgow 2014 Queen"s Baton at the Glasgow School of Art

Designing the Queen's Baton for Glasgow 2014, Michael Aldridge using Solidworks to design the puzzle mechanism. Here is a section view.

Designing the Queen's Baton for Glasgow Michael Aldridge using Solidworks to design the puzzle mechanism.

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Laura Samuels holds the Queen's baton with Claire and Henry Keene during a visit to Holders Lane park in Moseley Birmingham. England is nation 69 of 70 nations and territories the Queen's Baton will visit. Photo: Chris Radburn for Glasgow

The Queen looked concerned as Sir Chris Hoy and Commonwealth Games Federation president Prince Imran from Malaysia struggled to get her message out of the baton, where it has been kept for more than 10 months

Queen laughs in delight as Commonwealth boss fumbles to open baton

Her Majesty read the message to the crowd during the closing stages of the c.

Queen's Baton Designers and Baton Bearers - William Mitchell and Michael Aldridge with Clyde

On Sunday I was called upon to be a Baton Bearer for the Queen’s Baton, carrying it the almighty distance from the steps of the GSA to the GFT.

Clyde with Michael Aldridge and Will Mitchell

As it happened: Queen's Baton Relay, Day 37, Glasgow

As it happened: Queen's Baton Relay, Day Glasgow

Designing the Queen's Baton for Glasgow 2014, removing the Gem from the Puzzle mechanism

Designing the Queen's Baton for Glasgow removing the Gem from the Puzzle mechanism

The Queen's Baton for Glasgow 2014 Animation

This is a render I made of the Queen's Baton for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. As the designer of the Baton, I wanted to create a render to include in.

Exploded SLA model of the Queen's Baton, showing all the key components that the baton is made up of.

Revealing the process that led to the design of the Queen's Baton for Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, with all the engineering challenges along the way.

The Queen clapped as Prince Imran finally managed to get the top of the baton off to reveal the written speech

Queen laughs in delight as Commonwealth boss fumbles to open baton

The ceremony at Glasgow's Celtic Park descended into farce momentarily when Prince Imran of Malaysia was unable to open the baton which contained the Queen's message.

Secret to revealing the Queen's Message from the Baton, down and counter clockwise.

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Secret to revealing the Queen's Message from the Baton, down and counter clockwise.

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