Anthony Morris is the founder of highly successful pottery business, Morris & James. He has since retired and sold the business, but still lives on site at Matakana. Nick Charlton is Design Director for Morris and James, and is a Senior Lecturer in Product Design at Auckland University of Technology, with extensive experience in the crafts, small business and design management. Barbara Reardon has been a friend and colleague of Anthony Morris for 17 years, much of that time as a director of Morris & James and trustee of Anthony's family trust. She works as a psychotherapist in Albany, Auckland.