The aluminium torch was created by UK design studio, Barber Osgerby. It is perforated with 8,000 holes, each representing one of the torchbearers. Made from a golden aluminium alloy. The creative team behind the London Olympic torch has won the prestigious Design of the Year award 2012. The Olympic torch, along with the other shortlisted designs, is on show at the Design Museum in London until July 4.