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Description - Real by Victoria Alexander

Real salutes what the world has to offer. This visually stunning, thought-provoking book is about looking around with awareness, noticing life's quiet details and knowing that the honesty of time changes everything - from a human face, a family home, or a fragile sampler book of antique lace. Real is about the agelessness of integrity; appreciating the imperfect; beauty and our involvement in creating it; acceptance; ancient crafts and craftsmanship; and letting everything age with grace.

Illustrated with photographs taken by the author in 27 countries, Real affirms that we are more alike than we sometimes admit - we all have a desire for warmth and love - and that there is dignity in simple things. A detachable fold-out poster is featured inside, which could be used to giftwrap the book or displayed on your inspiration wall.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781743361153
ISBN-10: 1743361157
Format: Hardback
(270mm x 185mm x mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Murdoch Books
Publisher: Murdoch Books
Publish Date: 22-Apr-2015
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Victoria Alexander

Victoria Alexander believes that following your instincts leads to contentment. Once a fashion editor for Vogue Australia and Cosmopolitan, an art director and a stylist, she established The Film Business, The Russell Hotel and The Bathers' Pavilion in Sydney. She has completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons), is a children's guide at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and creates a range of unique objects for the home, using vintage textiles collected on her travels. Real is her fourth book; she is also the author of The Bathers' Pavilion Cookbook, One and Colour.

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