Alain de Botton

Alain is a writer and broadcaster. He founded Seneca Productions in 2003.

Alain has written and presented four documentary series (Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness, Status Anxiety, Art of Travel and The Perfect Home), as well as a number of studio shows on the arts. He is the author of twelve internationally acclaimed books. His latest book is Art as Therapy, published in 2013. For more details on Art as Therapy, and Alain’s other books, see

Alain also founded The School of Life in London, and is the founder and Creative Director of Living Architecture.