The Alchemy of Things stands out amidst the plethora of interiors books for its truly fascinating subjects who have woven a rich magic into their much-loved homes with remarkable objects. A life- and spirit-enhancing book for uplift in these challenging times.
The Alchemy of Things takes you into the homes and minds of eighteen fascinating UK, Australian, US and European creatives selected by esteemed interior design editor and author, Karen McCartney. 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.
- hard cover
- 272 pages
- full colour illustrations
Meet Karen McCartney Karen McCartney is best known for her work in the world of interiors, architecture and design across print and digital media, as author and editor. According to Karen, the idea for The Alchemy of Things arose out of her previous book, Perfect Imperfect, where some of the content revolved around remarkable people with quite extreme interiors - people such as Martyn Thompson in New York and Nectar Efkarpidis in Canberra.