Tricia Guild founded Designers Guild in London in 1970 and has achieved international renown for its innovative fabrics, wallpaper, and home furnishings. Her most recent book, Tricia Guild Pattern, was published in 2005 to great acclaim.
Paula Pryke runs a successful flower business which has a reputation for innovative floral designs. Renowned as an artist who can turn a bunch of flowers into a fashion statement, she is Sir Terence Conran's choice for the floral decoration of his design and restaurant empire. She runs a flower-arranging school in London, and has written numerous best-selling illustrated books on her art.
James Merrell is one of the leading book and magazine photographers in Britain, specializing in interiors, still life, food, and flowers. His photographs appear regularly in international publications such as "Elle," "The World of Interiors," "House Beautiful," "House & Garden," and "Maison et Jardin."