Born and raised in Italy, Paolo Moschino studied social science in Florence. It was after university that he came to London. Moschino bought Nicholas Haslam Ltd. in 1995 and has grown the company into one of the most prominent names in the design world. Born and raised in Belgium, Philip Vergeylen studied Commercial Management Engineering in Brussels. He lived in New York, Washington, DC, Amsterdam, and Frankfurt before settling in London. In a radical career change, Vergeylen joined Nicholas Haslam Ltd. six years ago, where he now heads up the Interior Design Studio. Founding editor, in 1981, of The World of Interiors magazine, Minn Hogg continued to be its editor-in-chief for the next twenty years.Simon Upton is a photographer with more than 25 years of published work to his credit.