Alice Rawsthorn

Alice Rawsthorn is the author of Hello World: Where Design Meets Life (2013) and Design as an Attitude (2018). She lives in London, UK.  

‘Boom obsesses over every element of design – including the textures and scents of her books, as well as their appearance’

BY Alice Rawsthorn | 18 DEC 18

In a quiet mountain town in Trentino, Italy, the duo Brave New Alps is providing skills and support to precarious migrant communities

BY Alice Rawsthorn | 12 AUG 18

How designers are exploring the subject’s elemental role as an agent of political and social change

BY Alice Rawsthorn | 14 JUN 18

Alice Rawsthorn on the Italian design duo’s response to ecological and political concerns

BY Alice Rawsthorn | 15 OCT 17

How should designers respond to disaster?

BY Alice Rawsthorn | 04 JAN 17

How technology has shaped our expectations of desirable design

BY Alice Rawsthorn | 26 SEP 16

How technological developments are changing our relationship to control 

BY Alice Rawsthorn | 10 JUN 16

Are designers of colour finally getting the recognition they deserve?

BY Alice Rawsthorn | 11 MAR 16

Charles and Ray Eames, Rem Koolhaas and Christien Meindertsma: Alice Rawsthorn shares her highlights from 2015

BY Alice Rawsthorn | 18 DEC 15

Customized design in a time of fluid identities

BY Alice Rawsthorn | 11 DEC 15

The re-invigorated relationship between design and craft

BY Alice Rawsthorn | 25 SEP 15

The pros and cons of new digital interface design

BY Alice Rawsthorn | 01 JUN 15

The shifting influence of Milan’s Salone del Mobile

BY Alice Rawsthorn | 18 MAR 15

Is the design world still a boys’ club?

BY Alice Rawsthorn | 16 DEC 14

New technology and endangered objects

BY Alice Rawsthorn | 22 SEP 14

The difference between disciplines

BY Alice Rawsthorn | 29 MAY 14

In a new occasional column, frieze asks a respondent to nominate the objects, people or ideas that have influenced them

BY Alice Rawsthorn | 14 MAR 13

A petition to save Le Corbusier’s threatened masterpiece

BY Alice Rawsthorn | 15 MAR 11