Fletcher Sibthorp, the consultant editor, is an expert on 20th-century furniture. He also served as the consultant for Collectables: 20th-Century Classics and Chairs: 20th-Century Collectables, also published by New Holland. A critically acclaimed British portrait artist, Fletcher is also the author of Passion. He lives in London. Scala Quin, the author, is a writer/editor specializing in design and literature. Her books include: Collectables: 20th-Century Classics and Chairs: 20th-Century Classics. She also co-wrote Reading on Location (with Luisa Moncada).