Alice Rawsthorn writes on design in the International New York Times, and is a columnist on design for Frieze. Her latest book, the critically-acclaimed ‘Hello World: Where Design Meets Life’, explores design’s influence on our lives: past, present and future. An influential public speaker on design, Alice has participated in important global events including TED and the annual meetings of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. 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. Alice was awarded an OBE in 2014 for services to design and the arts.