Rosalind Ormiston is a researcher, lecturer, and author with a wide range of interests in art, architecture, and design history. Since 2002, she has been a lecturer in art and architectural history at Kingston University, London. Her recent publications include: Color Source Book, Alphonse Mucha: Masterworks, Art Deco: The Golden Age of Graphic Art and Illustration, Michelangelo: His Life and Works in 500 Images, and Leonardo da Vinci: His Life and Works in 500 Images.
Nicholas Michael Wells has written on William Blake, Ancient and Medieval Art, and a number of other fine and decorative art subjects. He has also written a Collins Gem on Time and a number of practical music books under the pseudonym Jake Jackson. Having obtained his degree in English Literature at the University of Kent in Canterbury, he now lives in London with his partner and children. He runs his own creative business and is an occasional painter, designer, poet, and musician.