Karen McCartney has a wealth of experience in the areas of design, art and architecture. From an Honours degree in the History of Art & English from University College London, and her first job on British magazine Art Monthly, Karen has written for British Elle Decoration and The World of Interiors.
Here in Australia she edited Marie Claire Lifestyle and was founding editor of interiors magazine Inside Out where she held the position for 10 years. During her time at News Corp Australia highlights include the successful relaunch of Country Style and the development and launch of the body&soul website. In 2012 she led News Corporation Australia's push for greater content relevant to women.
Karen is now editorial director of online retailer Temple & Webster. She has published two successful architecture books on iconic Australian houses, and has curated an exhibition on the subject for Sydney Living Museums.