Barbé, Karen

Karen Barbé is a textile designer, embroiderer, self-taught photographer and blogger based in Santiago, Chile. With a background in retail and marketing, she currently designs her own brand of home textiles and accessories, drawing inspiration from traditional crafts, folklore, textiles, handcrafting, cheap plasticware - anything simple and unpretentious. She is also a lecturer at the School of Design of Universidad Catolica de Chile and hosts embroidery workshops in her studio in Santiago. Her work has been featured in magazines and online internationally. She is the author of Colour Confident Stitching (Pimpernel Press/Haupt 2017).

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Bellamy, Lucy

A former primary school teacher, Lucy Bellamy trained in horticulture at Chelsea Physic Garden and with the Royal Horticultural Society and is now a garden designer and writer. She was a contestant on series 4 of The Great British Bake Off. Now editor of Gardens Illustrated magazine, Lucy has recently moved from Lincolnshire to Bristol. 

 

 
 
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Binney, Marcus

As Architecture Correspondent to The Times Marcus Binney has followed the design and construction of some of the major bridges of our age, talking to the leading architects and engineers involved, including Santiago Calatrava, Norman Foster, Nicholas Grimshaw and Alan Spielmann as well as engineering practices such as Arups, Brown Beech& Associates, Flint & Neill, RPR and  Mott MaDonald.  As founder and President of SAVE Britain’s Heritage and chairman of Save Europe’s Heritage he has also taken a keen interest in the preservation and restoration of historic bridges.

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Brookes MBE, John

Born in 1933, John Brookes has designed garden around the world, among them the College Green Garden at Westminster Abbey, the English Walled Garden at the Chicago Botanic Garden, the Barakura English Garden in Tateshina, Japan, the Zespol Palace Park in Kikole, Poland, and many gardens in Russia, the Middle East, South America and all over Europe. In 1980 he founded the Clock House School of Garden Design at Denmans, West Sussex.

He has been awarded an MBE for garden design and services to horticulture, the Award of Distinction of the American Association of Professional Landscape Designers, the Garden Writers' Association of America Award of Excellence, the Quill and Trowel Award of Excellence, the Hutchinson Medal of the Horticultural Society of Chicago, the Prix St Fiacre de l'Association de Journalists de l'Horticulture, the Japan Flora Overall Excellence Prize and countless other awards, including four Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medals. 

John Brookes lives in West Sussex.

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Buckley, Jonathan

Jonathan Buckley specializes in garden and plant photography. He has illustrated many books, including, most recently, Sarah Raven’s Wild Flowers and My Secret Garden by Alan Titchmarsh, and he is widely published in newspapers and magazines including The Guardian, the Daily Telegraph, The Garden, Gardens Illustrated and Horticulture.

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Caldicott, Carolyn

For many years Carolyn Caldicott and her husband Chris owned and ran the World Food Cafe in London's Covent Garden serving delicious vegetarian street food from recipes collected on their travels. The are co-authors of World Food Cafe, The Spice Routes, World Food Cafe 2, World Food Cafe Quick and Easy and The Vegetarian Bible.They have been featured cooking live on the Food Channel and the Restaurant Show and have been guests on America's Live Kitchen

Carolyn now works as a full-time author, food stylist and chef. As well as writing on food and travel for Elle magazine, she is the author of Vintage Tea Party, Rosehips on a Kitchen Table, Bombay Lunchbox and Traditional British Cooking. She ha recently been featured in OK magazine, Telegraph Magazine, Observer Food Monthly, the Guardian and Sainsbury's magazine.

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Caldicott, Chris

For many years Chris Caldicott and his wife Carolyn owned and ran the World Food Cafe in London's Covent Garden serving delicious vegetarian street food from recipes collected on their travels. The are co-authors of World Food Cafe, The Spice Routes, World Food Cafe 2, World Food Cafe Quick and Easy and The Vegetarian Bible.They have been featured cooking live on the Food Channel and the Restaurant Show and have been guests on America's Live Kitchen

After travelling to some of the most remote parts of the world as photogtrapher-in-residence for the Royal Geographical Association, Chris has continued his globe-trotting lifestyle as a freelance photographer and writer specialising in food and travel for magazines and newspapers including Vanity Fair, House and Garden, Conde Nast Traveller, Tatler, GQ, Harper's Bazaar, The New York Times and the Telegraph.

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Caldicott, Chris & Carolyn

For many years Chris and Carolyn Caldicott owned and ran the World Food Cafe in London's Covent Garden serving delicious vegetarian street food from recipes collected on their travels. The are co-authors of World Food CafeThe Spice RoutesWorld Food Cafe 2World Food Cafe Quick and Easy and The Vegetarian Bible.They have been featured cooking live on the Food Channel and the Restaurant Show and have been guests on America's Live Kitchen

After travelling to some of the most remote parts of the world as photogtrapher-in-residence for the Royal Geographical Association, Chris has continued his globe-trotting lifestyle as a freelance photographer and writer specialising in food and travel for magazines and newspapers including Vanity Fair, House and GardenConde Nast TravellerTatler, GQHarper's BazaarThe New York Times and the Telegraph.

Carolyn now works as a full-time author, food stylist and chef. As well as writing on food and travel for Elle magazine, she is the author of Vintage Tea PartyRosehips on a Kitchen TableBombay Lunchbox and Traditional British Cooking. She ha recently been featured in OK magazine, the Telegraph MagazineObserver Food Monthly, the Guardian and Sainsbury's magazine.

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Carter, George

George Carter began his career by designing exhibitions for museums and art galleries. After working for London’s Geffrye Museum and for the Sainsbury Centre at the University of East Anglia, he turned his attention to gardens and soon attracted a variety of clients the world over, with gardens great and small. 

He has designed gardens in France and Spain, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Maine, as well as all over Britain, and has won eight Chelsea Gold Medals. Previous books include Garden Space (Mitchell Beazley, 2005); Garden Magic (Double-Barrelled Books, 2015). He lives in Norfolk.

 

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Casselden, Carol

Carol Casselden is an award-winning photographer who specialises in plant and garden photography, but also enjoys taking landscapes and people. Carol lives in East Sussex.

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