Gill de War­ren: Design

Gill de Warren aka Gill Coupland is responsible for the Festival's printed design - flyers, posters, banners etc.

Gill's professional background is in graphic design and advertising. After an art school education, she worked as an Art Director for several London ad agencies and subsequently ran her own freelance creative marketing business, developing campaigns and product packaging for the food industry (cheese, ice cream, olive oil, wine etc). She later gained an MA in Art and Design Education and joined an American university in London eventually becoming Dean of Visual Communication, with full oversight of the art and design departments including Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography and Media Production.

Gill now lives in Chippy and continues to freelance on graphic design and education projects. She is also a member and past president of The Rotary Club of Battersea Park, London. Through Rotary, she has built several major charitable educational projects in India and travels frequently to oversee them. She is a painter and illustrator herself and a collector of contemporary British art. Gill also continues to promote the work of her late husband, who was a prominent life coach and author.