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Award-Winning Design Critic & Design Columnist for the New York Times

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 Alice Rawsthorn Biography

Alice Rawsthorn is an award-winning design critic and author of the books Design as an Attitude and Hello World: Where Design Meets Life. Her design column for The New York Times was syndicated worldwide for over a decade.

An influential public speaker on design, Alice has participated in important 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 trustees at Chisenhale Gallery and the contemporary dance group Michael Clark Company, and a trustee of the Whitechapel Gallery. A founding member of the Writers for Liberty campaign, Rawsthorn was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to design and the arts in 2015 and was appointed as a member of the Honours Committee for Arts and Media in 2019.

Born in Manchester, Alice graduated in art history from Cambridge University. From 1985 to 2001, she was an award-winning journalist for the Financial Times, working as a foreign correspondent in Paris and pioneering the FT's coverage of the creative industries. Alice was director of the Design Museum in London from 2001 until 2006, when she became design critic of the global edition of the New York Times.

An honorary senior fellow of the Royal College of Art with an honorary doctorate from the University of the Arts, Alice has served on many cultural juries including the Turner Prize for contemporary art, Stirling Prize for architecture, PEN History Book Prize, Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Buckminster Fuller Challenge and the BAFTA film and television awards. A judge of the 2015 Museum of the Year prize and a member of the Bank of England's Character Advisory Committee for the new £20 note, she is a founding member of Writers at Liberty, a group of writers who are committed to supporting the human rights charity Liberty.

A trustee of Arts Council England from 2007 to 2013, Alice was previously ACE’s lead advisor on the visual arts and chair of the Turning Point review of the contemporary visual arts, which led to a record increase in public funding. She is a past chair of the British Council’s Design Advisory Group, and a former member of the Design Council and the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Design.

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Award-Winning Design Critic & Design Columnist for the New York Times

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Alice Rawsthorn Biography

Alice Rawsthorn is an award-winning design critic and author of the books Design as an Attitude and Hello World: Where Design Meets Life. Her design column for The New York Times was syndicated worldwide for over a decade.

An influential public speaker on design, Alice has participated in important 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 trustees at Chisenhale Gallery and the contemporary dance group Michael Clark Company, and a trustee of the Whitechapel Gallery. A founding member of the Writers for Liberty campaign, Rawsthorn was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to design and the arts in 2015 and was appointed as a member of the Honours Committee for Arts and Media in 2019.

Born in Manchester, Alice graduated in art history from Cambridge University. From 1985 to 2001, she was an award-winning journalist for the Financial Times, working as a foreign correspondent in Paris and pioneering the FT's coverage of the creative industries. Alice was director of the Design Museum in London from 2001 until 2006, when she became design critic of the global edition of the New York Times.

An honorary senior fellow of the Royal College of Art with an honorary doctorate from the University of the Arts, Alice has served on many cultural juries including the Turner Prize for contemporary art, Stirling Prize for architecture, PEN History Book Prize, Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Buckminster Fuller Challenge and the BAFTA film and television awards. A judge of the 2015 Museum of the Year prize and a member of the Bank of England's Character Advisory Committee for the new £20 note, she is a founding member of Writers at Liberty, a group of writers who are committed to supporting the human rights charity Liberty.

A trustee of Arts Council England from 2007 to 2013, Alice was previously ACE’s lead advisor on the visual arts and chair of the Turning Point review of the contemporary visual arts, which led to a record increase in public funding. She is a past chair of the British Council’s Design Advisory Group, and a former member of the Design Council and the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Design.

Alice Rawsthorn Videos

  • Alice Rawsthorn: Design as an Attitude
    Oct 27, 2018 ... Alice Rawsthorn is an award-winning design critic and the author of the critically acclaimed books Design as an Attitude and Hello...
  • Alice Rawsthorn on the Climate Action Challenge
    Jul 24, 2017 ... Alice Rawsthorn (journalist, UK) speaking about the WDCD Climate Action Challenge. More info at: challenge.whatdesigncando.com...
  • Alice Rawsthorn - What Design Can Do 2017
    Jul 6, 2017 ... Journalist and design writer Alice Rawsthorn (UK) speaking at What Design Can Do Live Amsterdam 2017. More information at ...

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  • How much does it cost to book Alice Rawsthorn?

    Booking fees for Alice Rawsthorn, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Alice Rawsthorn, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Alice Rawsthorn?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Alice Rawsthorn for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Alice Rawsthorn for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Alice Rawsthorn or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Alice Rawsthorn or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Alice Rawsthorn is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Alice Rawsthorn for your event is available upon request. Alice Rawsthorn generally travels from LondonUK and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Joe Gebbia, Lori Cheek, Jeffrey Kluger, David Pogue and John Cary. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Alice Rawsthorn for an upcoming event.

Alice Rawsthorn Speaker Videos

  • Alice Rawsthorn: Design as an Attitude
    Oct 27, 2018 ... Alice Rawsthorn is an award-winning design critic and the author of the critically acclaimed books Design as an Attitude and Hello World: ...
    Alice Rawsthorn on the Climate Action Challenge
    Jul 24, 2017 ... Alice Rawsthorn (journalist, UK) speaking about the WDCD Climate Action Challenge. More info at: challenge.whatdesigncando.com Video ...
  • Alice Rawsthorn - What Design Can Do 2017
    Jul 6, 2017 ... Journalist and design writer Alice Rawsthorn (UK) speaking at What Design Can Do Live Amsterdam 2017. More information at ...

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