‘Boom obsesses over every element of design – including the textures and scents of her books, as well as their appearance’
In a quiet mountain town in Trentino, Italy, the duo Brave New Alps is providing skills and support to precarious migrant communities
How designers are exploring the subject’s elemental role as an agent of political and social change
Alice Rawsthorn on the Italian design duo’s response to ecological and political concerns
How should designers respond to disaster?
How technology has shaped our expectations of desirable design
How technological developments are changing our relationship to control
Charles and Ray Eames, Rem Koolhaas and Christien Meindertsma: Alice Rawsthorn shares her highlights from 2015
Charles and Ray Eames's 'Powers of Ten' to Martha & the Vandellas' 'Nowhere to Run'
In a new occasional column, frieze asks a respondent to nominate the objects, people or ideas that have influenced them
Listen Now: Hilary Rubenstein and others discuss the psychology of collecting and the politics of taste
Listen now: Zaha Hadid, one of the world’s leading architects in conversation with Alice Rawsthorn