D&AD planning a memorial for the late John Gillard

The passing of John Gillard is a great loss to all of us who had the privilege of knowing and being taught by him. Gillard was a very special person and hundreds of us owe him a huge debt.

The passing of John Gillard is a great loss to all of us who had the privilege of knowing and being taught by him.

Gillard was a very special person and hundreds of us owe him a huge debt. He was without question the greatest inspirational teacher that the UK design and advertising industry has ever had.

In February we would like to celebrate Gillard’s life with a lunchtime party and also to make sure that his ideas and passions live on through a student education-related memorial.

The purpose of this letter is to make contact with as many of Gillard’s ex-students, fellow teachers and supporters who would like to be part of this event. British Design and Art Direction is enthusiastically co-ordinating this, so please phone Camille on 020 7840 1135, fax 020 7840 0840 or e-mail camille@dandad.co.uk to confirm your interest in attending.

Details will be sent to you personally in January.

Bryan Brown,

John Hegarty,

Mary Lewis,

Michael Peters,

Peter Warren

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