Sean Scherer, the author of Kabinett & Kammer: Creating Authentic Interiors, which has acquired a cult following, studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Independent Study Program of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. In 2002, he moved to the Catskills, where he opened Kabinett & Kammer, a contemporary curiosity shop of antiques, natural wonders, and art that serves as a visual medical, botanical, and zoological design resource. His shop and design work have been featured in the New York Times, the Detroit News, Country Living, the Sunday Times (UK), and elsewhere. For 15 years, Scherer taught art history and design at the State University of New York at Oneonta. He now teaches Domestika’s online course Composition and Styling for Interior Design. He lives in Franklin, New York.