This conversation with award-winning design critic and author is part of “When the Place Shuts Down”, a series of online conversations between Royal College of Art Design Product’s students and industry leaders.
This production is part of our remote production services, in which we team up with clients to produce high quality content whilst avoiding the need of filming on location. Produced remotely in London during lockdown.
The full series included 14 discussions with leading designers, critics and industry experts.
Alice Rawsthorn is an award-winning design critic and the author of critically acclaimed books on design, including Hello World: Where Design Meets Life and, most recently, Design as an Attitude. An influential public speaker and social media commentator on design, Alice has participated in important global events including TED and the annual meetings of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Her TED talk has been viewed by over a million people worldwide. Based in London, she is chair of the boards of trustees at Chisenhale Gallery in London and The Hepworth Wakefield art gallery in Yorkshire. Alice was awarded an OBE for services to design and the arts.