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Alice Rawsthorn

UK-based critic Alice Rawsthorn, curator Helen Nisbet and museum director Martin Clark on what they’re looking forward to in the year ahead

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

By Alice Rawsthorn

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

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

By Alice Rawsthorn
Studio Formafantasma, Ore Streams, 2017, video still. Courtesy: the designers and National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

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

By Alice Rawsthorn

How should designers respond to disaster?

By Alice Rawsthorn

How technology has shaped our expectations of desirable design

By Alice Rawsthorn
Jacques Tati, Mon Oncle (My Uncle), 1958. Courtesy: Les Films de Mon Oncle, Paris

How technological developments are changing our relationship to control 

By Alice Rawsthorn
The Peek Retina smart phone adaptor © Peek

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

By Alice Rawsthorn

Playlist - 23 Jul 2015

Charles and Ray Eames's 'Powers of Ten' to Martha & the Vandellas' 'Nowhere to Run'

Books designed by Irma Boom

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

By Alice Rawsthorn
Talks

Listen Now: Hilary Rubenstein and others discuss the psychology of collecting and the politics of taste