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The Alchemy of Things : Interiors shaped by curious minds - Karen McCartney

The Alchemy of Things

Interiors shaped by curious minds

Hardcover Published: 29th August 2018
ISBN: 9781760522759
Number Of Pages: 272

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Explores the homes of 18 global creatives who take an eccentric, whimsical, curated and clever approach to their living space.

The Alchemy of Things explores interior spaces at the edges of the decoratively possible. The book details a series of eighteen fascinating homes that come from a truly creative place, transcending conventional notions of collection and display.This new beauty taps into a craving for a personal space with rich layers, a little bit of oddity and an irrepressible joie de vivre. A mix of artists, interior designers, architects, collectors, gallerists, stylists, furniture designers and vintage retailers open the doors to their own homes - many for the first time.

About the Author

Karen McCartney is best known for her work in the world of interiors, architecture and design. In Australia she was editor of marie claire lifestyle and launch editor of Inside Out, which she ran for ten years. In tandem with her magazine work, Karen has written several architecture books (Iconic Australian Houses, Superhouse), which have been translated into successful exhibitions at the Museum of Sydney.

In 2015 she wrote Perfect Imperfect (Murdoch Books) - this also formed the basis for a curated exhibition at the Nishi Gallery in collaboration with Hotel Hotel, Canberra. She is architecture editor of Belle magazine, where she profiles Australian architects and has produced a book, Twenty-One Australian Architects; Breaking New Ground , in collaboration with Bauer Books. She has a weekly design and architecture column in Fairfax Media's Good Weekend. The Alchemy of Things is her fourth book with Murdoch Books.

Rodney De Soos & Patrick Carrick
nina Yashar
Don Cameron
Frederic Hooft & Eva Goethals
Ronan Sulich & Margaret Nolan
Veerle Wenes
Geoffrey Hatty
John & Susan Wardle
Roberto Baciocchi
Elisa Ossino
Clemence & Didier Krzentowski
Enrico Taglietti
Timothy Hill & Michael Bugelli
Tamsin & Patrick Johnson
Michael Coorengel & Jean-pierre Calvagrac
Henk Duijn & Hubert Van Der Meer
Khai Liew
Ton of Holland

ISBN: 9781760522759
ISBN-10: 1760522759
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 29th August 2018
Publisher: Murdoch Books
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 29.5 x 22.0
Weight (kg): 1.56

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