Bill Pechet is an artist and designer whose work explores the spaces between art, architecture, public space, and landscape. His Vancouver studio has created cemeteries, memorials, public art, plazas, lighting, street furnishings, exhibitions, stage sets, and houses. In 2006, under the banner of Pechet and Robb Art and Architecture, Bill and his partner represented Canada at the Venice Biennale of Architecture. He has illustrated several books, including Waiting for Gertrude and The Lady From Kent. He lives in Vancouver.