Karen McCartney is best known for her work in the world of interiors, architecture and design. She was editor of both marie claire lifestyle and launch editor of Inside Out, a magazine she ran for ten years.
In tandem Karen has written several architecture and interior design books (Iconic Australian Houses, Superhouse, Perfect Imperfect), which have been translated into successful exhibitions shown at the Museum of Sydney and Nishi Gallery, Canberra.
She is architecture editor of Belle magazine, and she is director of Edit’d, a brand advisory business for architects, interior designers and retail. In addition she has an Editorial Advisory role at est_living.