A Kind of Magic: The Kaleidoscopic World of Luke Edward Hall (Hardcover)
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This flamboyant, idiosyncratic volume oozes young English artist Luke Edward Hall’s trademark whimsical, eclectic style. His Cotswolds cottage and studio and London apartment exist as creative laboratories, forming the backdrop to his interior, product, and fashion design, as well as his painting, drawing, and writing. This exciting new book explores Hall’s romantic, colorful universe through his homes and workspaces, drawing on his myriad influences, from local mythology and folklore to 1980s pop music and all things baroque.
Divided into three sections—Country, London, and Studio—and featuring photographs by Hall’s close friend and collaborator Billal Taright, the book showcases Hall’s striking interior design style, together with his artwork and an assortment of short essays on his passions, from flowers and gardens to cooking and clothes. Coupled with vintage photographs and drawings of noteworthy personalities and locations, plus collage-style collections of Hall’s own memorabilia, this book, featuring a transparent illustrated dust jacket, will enchant Hall’s legion of fans as well as art and design enthusiasts around the world.