How many companies can call Her Majesty one of their clients?
It has all been shrouded in a cloak of mystery up until now, but at long last I can proudly confirm that myself and the 4c Design team have been confirmed as the official designers behind the Queens Baton Relay for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. There is still a long way to go and we aren’t giving away any secrets until the big reveal later this year, but this is a project we are immensely proud to be a part of.
For those of you that don’t know; the Queens Baton is much like what the torch is for the Olympic Games; except in my humble opinion much cooler! On the 9th October 2013, the Queen will place a message into the Baton for the Commonwealth, at which point it will embark on an epic journey around the world, stopping at all 71 Commonwealth nations & territories to invite them to the Games. This is a 190,000km trip, taking 288 days and reaching 30% of the world’s population. On the 23rd July 2014, the Queens Baton becomes integral to the opening ceremony for the Glasgow Games, only at this point is the message revealed by Her Majesty to the world.
Designers of the Queen’s Baton Announcement
The Queen’s Baton Journey
More information to come in due time… for now let me know what you think the baton should be?