Marianne Cotterill (Author) Marianne Cotterill is an interior stylist and creative director. Her work has appeared in many magazines and newspapers around the world, including Vogue, Elle Decoration, House Beautiful (US), Harpers Bazaar (India and UK), Financial Times, Living etc., Tatler and Inside Out (Aus). Marianne has designed the interiors of numerous homes and worked on shoots for Anthropologie and Farrow and Ball among other clients. She also ran a lifestyle store within Selfridges selling vintage and contemporary pieces and gives talks on styling and interiors. Marianne has five children and one dog, a Kerry Blue terrier now 14 years old – the neediest member of the family and totally adored. James Merrell (Author) From artists to aristocrats to zebra owning sheiks, James Merrell has photographed some of the most extraordinary and captivating homes around the world. A constant fascination with people, their homes, their style and inevitably their dogs has resulted in his pictures constantly gracing the pages of some of the most highly regarded international magazines. Elle Decor (US and UK), Martha Stewart Living, The World of Interiors, Vanity Fair, House & Garden, Living Etc, House Beautiful (US) and Tatler are just a few of the publications that feature his wonderful work, along with a number of bestselling interiors books often found on many a stylish coffee table. Based in England, though often found in the silver tube of an aeroplane travelling to an assignment, James is something of a workaholic, but has been known to occasionally relax on his houseboat.