Elspeth Coutts is a Scottish illustrator and designer living in South London. Inspired by travel, people and her vibrant neighbourhood her work is a playful reflection of her surroundings.  








Projects and Exhibitions 

Children's Parliament, Mind Yer Time website, April 2020 

Digital illustration and imagery editing 


The London Illustration Fair, Bargehouse Oxo Tower Wharf 

Chain Reaction Workshop, November 2019 


Utopia Cooperative, July 2019 

Cofounder of start-up cooperative  bringing  together creatives with a shared passion for sustainability. 


London Design Week, Surface Matter, September 2017

Work showcased by Surface Matter in materials library and conscious colour exhibition for the duration of London Design Week.


MoOD Design Fair Brussels, September 2017

Work showcased in collaboration with Material Lab and Colour Hive on the innovation platform. 

Edinburgh Textiles Collective, Founder and Designer Sept 2016 - July 2017

Peer led business start up, in cooperation with IKEA and Zero Waste Scotland 




Children's Parliament, Adventures at Home Newspaper, April/May 2020

Craft workshop featured in COVID-19 response publication.


Quarantine 1 Zine, March 2020

Illustration featured

Contraception Zine, April 2019 

Digital illustration for double page spread, now on sale at Tate Modern, London




RSA Student Design Awards, 2017 

Winner, Awarded for design thinking, research and graphic design