Chris Bird

copywriter, Word Bird

Chris Bird, aka Word Bird, is a creative writer for design and business, known for ‘making the complex simple.’ Chris set up Word Bird in 2001 after winning a contract with Orange. Her client list includes Microsoft, John Lewis and Zaha Hadid Architects, as well as leading UK and international design and branding agencies. From her home in Sherborne, she now works on projects ranging from tone of voice to writing training, on-pack copy to naming, web copy to book editing. In 2019 Chris was one of the organising team behind the inaugural TEDxSherborne, working closely with the speakers on the content and narrative arc of their talks. TEDxSherborne has since been recognised by the TED organisation as a world-class event.