Alice Rawsthorn is an award-winning design critic whose columns for The New York Times are syndicated worldwide. She is the author of several books on design, including the critically acclaimed Hello World: Where Design Meets Life. Her next book, A Field Guide to Design, a compilation of her 'By Design columns' for frieze, is to be published in spring 2018. Alice speaks regularly on design at important events including TED and the World Economic Forum’s annual meetings in Davos. She is chair of the board of trustees of Chisenhale Gallery and the contemporary dance group Michael Clark Company, and a trustee of the Whitechapel Gallery.