'Ali has worked her magic and masterfully curated a collection of beautiful homes that truly reflect Old + New. A talented, passionate stylist, and an articulate writer, Ali weaves a story that encourages you to let go of perfection - showing you how to be completely distinctive and unique, with her valuable creative insights and direction. I think anyone reading CREATE will learn all there is to know about mixing old and new, inspired to create a home that will always feel well-loved, lived in, and truly their own.'
Lynda Gardener: Interior Decorator, Stylist & Hotelier, co-author of Curate
'CREATE by Ali Heath is not just a book, it is a portal to the British, European, and Australian countryside, where you step-in to the most beautiful, layered interiors. If you love the stunning juxtaposition of old and new, this is the only book you need. If I could live in the pages of Ali Heath's CREATE, I would.'
Samantha Wills: Writer, Creative, Author of Of Gold & Dust
'Ali Heath's upcoming interiors book, Create, is a true celebration of mixing the old and new in design and style. With her keen eye for detail and undeniable creative talent, Ali captures the soul of interiors in a way that is both inspiring yet also attainable. Get ready to embark on a journey that will ignite your imagination and leave you craving more.'
Marnie Hawson, Australian Photographer
Some of the most exciting interiors around are those that combine vintage and antique finds with select contemporary pieces. In Create, interior stylist and writer Ali Heath encourages you to think imaginatively about how to bring together old and new - giving you the confidence to let go of perfection, and to express your own style, while decorating more sustainably.
Following on from the success of Ali's first book Curate, Create is a visual feast divided into three engaging and informative chapters. Establishing Your Style encourages you to trust your own creativity and gives advice on how to get started. Developing Your Eye explores topics that include defining your palette; mixing antique, vintage and modern; building and displaying collections; celebrating the handcrafted; layering pattern, fabrics and texture and styling the details. Whilst Inspiring Your Journey features the homes of tastemakers whose creative paths have inspired their own unique mix of old and new at home, with case studies that range from calm, whitewashed spaces to more colourful interiors.
'Ali Heath has done it again. In Create, she expertly unpacks how to mix old and new, to design a cohesive and irresistible home that radiates personality and charm, while guiding readers t
Ali Heath is a UK-based interiors journalist, stylist, creative consultant and author and has over 17 years freelance experience, working with prestigious interior magazines, newspapers and private clients. Her work is featured regularly in many titles that include Country Living, Elle Decoration, Elle Decoration Country, Homes and Gardens, House & Garden, Livingetc, Modern Rustic, Red, the Telegraph and YOU Magazine. Ali collaborates with many leading photographers and her work is represented internationally by Living Inside agency, in Milan.
Her first bestselling book, Curate, with Australian interior stylist, Lynda Gardener, was published by Mitchell Beazley in 2020 and Ali is Contributing Editor and Creative Consultant for the new book from The White Company, The Art of Living with White (Mitchell Beazley, September 2022).
Prior to going freelance, Ali was New Business Director for a top below-the-line marketing agency before setting up a successful antiques business. She has a passion for mixing old and new and is renowned for storytelling in both her written and visual work.
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