Alice Rawsthorn

Pirates, nurses and other rebel designers

Pirates, nurses and other rebel designers

In this ode to design renegades, Alice Rawsthorn highlights the work of unlikely heroes, from Blackbeard to Florence Nightingale. Drawing a line from these bold thinkers to some early modern visionaries like Buckminster Fuller, Rawsthorn shows how the greatest designers are often the most rebellious.

In this ode to design renegades, Alice Rawsthorn highlights the work of unlikely heroes, from Blackbeard to Florence Nightingale. Drawing a line from these bold thinkers to some early modern visionaries like Buckminster Fuller, Rawsthorn shows how the greatest designers are often the most rebellious.

18 February 2016

Alice Rawsthorn
Design critic

Columnist and author Alice Rawsthorn illuminates the mesh of design woven into every aspect of our everyday lives and communities.