Perfect imperfect is a stunning collection of homes and studios of creatives from all over the world, with thoughtprovoking text by karen mccartney and stunning visuals by sharyn cairns and glen proebstel. Perfect imperfect takes as its founding principle the japanese concept of wabisabi. Pdf perfect imperfection download full pdf book download. It embraces current design objects alongside wellworn ones, and features interior settings that mix comfort, design and an offbeat beauty. In her book perfect imperfect, the author karen mccartney, explores these concepts by concepts like wabisabi, the beauty of the irregular, imperfect, incomplete, and impermanent, or kintsugi, the aesthetic of mended objects, show that the worn, natural, aged objects only through use and time develop real beauty. Wabisabi and new creative interior design expressions. The beauty of accident age and patina hardcover april 11, 2017 by karen mccartney author. Perfect imperfect launched this week, with an exhibition of the same name, hosted at the nishi gallery, at hotel hotel in canberra. Perfect imperfect is an exhibition of perfectly imperfect objects collected from around the world curated by karen mccartney, sharyn cairns and glen proebstel in collaboration with hotel hotel. Perfect imperfect was an exhibition shown as part of our nishi gallery series, 2016. Perfect imperfect is a beautiful, inspirational book, with thoughtprovoking text by karen mccartney and stunning visuals by sharyn cairns and glen proebstel. Perfect imperfect the design files australias most. Perfectly imperfect, an album by ada pasternak on spotify. These words and phrases split the book into visual sections.
Writer, editor and curator karen mccartney has definitely been on your coffee table at some point in your life. Perfectly imperfect is an example of oxymoronfigure of speech in which words of opposite ideas are used. Perfect imperfect karen mccartney, sharyn cairns, glen. Perfectly imperfect is a book that hopes to share the story of healing from an eating disorder to inspire hope in others struggling with the same thing.1359 1631 425 817 1322 1425 505 1295 1089 1479 1226 436 1043 1203 610 549 1189 929 1424 858 1531 321 1584 112 85 150 132 189 1364 537 667 1071 1047 561 811 770 1114 103 997 823