Cheryl MacLachlan has traveled frequently to Europe, and to Paris in particular, which she called home for nearly two years. She is a former associate publisher of Esquire, where her responsibilities included over-seeing the magazine's offices in London, Paris and Milan. In addition to writing the Bringing It Home® series, she covers life-style topics for magazines such as Town & Country, Health and Travel Holiday. She
currently resides in New York City.
Ivan Terestchenko is a photographer and illustrator based in Paris. He contributes frequently to such magazines as World of Interiors, Vogue and Figaro, and his book credits include the photographs and watercolor illustrations for The Garden Room (Potter, 1993).