Zinaida Kazban

Lanto Synge

United Kingdom

Lanto Synge grew up in Ireland and was educated there and at Trinity College, Cambridge. As chief executive of Mallet PLC, an antiques business well known for its historic textiles, he was the obvious choice as author for the definitive historic needlework book, ‘The Art of Embroidery, History of Style and Technique’ published in 2001 for The Royal School of Needlework.