About the Author
JOSEPHINE RYAN was born in England to an Irish family. She spent her childhood summers at her grandmother’s house in County Limerick
and when she was 12 her family moved there permanently. Josephine now combines a career as an antique dealer with one as a stylist and over the past 18 years has developed her own distinctive look. She divides her time between
homes in London and Uzès in the south of France and visiting Ireland to see friends and family. Josephine is also the author of the best-selling French Home and Essentially French (both published by Ryland Peters & Small).
Hilary Robertson is an interiors stylist and journalist who writes about design and architecture and directs photo shoots for clients such as Harrods and Zoffany. She lives in Brooklyn.