Perfect Imperfect: The Beauty Of Accident Age And Patina
By Karen McCartney
Perfect Imperfect is based on the Japanese philosophy of wabi-sabi, which promotes the beauty inherent in imperfection, impermanence, and authenticity. Importantly, this is accomplished without losing sight of the advantages of living in the twenty-first century. Designers are combining digital technologies with handcrafted objects to create items that blend the best of both worlds. This beautiful, inspiring book celebrates accident, curation, collection, hesitation, partnership, reuse, reimagining, and true originality, with thought-provoking text by Karen McCartney and spectacular visuals Sharyn Cairns and Glen Proebstel. It takes a fresh look at an existing aesthetic, as seen in the homes and studios of international and Australian creatives. It features interior settings that combine comfort, architecture, an off-beat charm, and current design items alongside well-worn ones.
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