John Pawson is the bestselling author of Minimum. As the architect who created minimalism he has an international clientele and has worked on projects for, among others, Calvin Klein, Karl Lagerfeld, Jigsaw and the Young Vic theatre.
Annie Bell trained as a chef before becoming cookery writer at Vogue. Since then she has been the food writer at the Independent and the Mail on Sunday's You magazine. She has written several books including Evergreen which was shortlisted for the Glenfiddich Cookbook of the Year award and in 2003 she was shortlisted as cookery writer of the year by The Guild of Food Writers.