About the Author
Mark Hill was a specialist at Bonhams and Sotheby's before joining an internet company where he became a director, running its exclusive alliance with eBay Live Auctions. He is now the resident 20th-century design and collectables specialist at Miller's, and the author and publisher of a series of books on 20th-century design. Mark is an expert on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow. He writes for magazines including Collect It! and BBC Homes & Antiques. Kathryn Rayward trained as a theatre designer and has been working as an interior designer for the past 10 years. She specialises in taking unloved pieces of furniture and transforming them into one-off 'haute couture' pieces of design using vintage fabric and old painting and gilding techniques. As an interior designer she strives to create interiors for her clients that reflect their personalities. She likes every item within a room to have a 'story' and enjoys helping clients to find exciting pieces for their homes. She has appeared on Grand Designs Indoors (C4), Real Rooms (BBC1), she is the design face of UKTV Style where she presented Room Rivals, Design ER, Buying Style, Style File, and Get the Look. She is one of the main designers on the hugely successful series 60 Minute Makeover (ITV). She lives in Brighton.