Joanna Copestick is a writer, publisher and editor specialising in interior design and decoration. She is the author of more than ten books, including Decorate (co-authored with Holly Becker), Children's Rooms, The Family Home, Perfect Palettes (with Stephanie Hoppen), Vital Colour and Smart Storage. Her work has appeared in the Evening Standard, Red and Junior magazines. She is co-founder of www.veryenglish.co.uk and has appeared on television and radio.
She spent several years working for CAMRA (the Campaign for Real Ale), where, as Head of Publications she was responsible for commissioning and creating several bestselling beer titles. She has also been a beer judge, worked as Assistant Editor on the Good Beer Guide and has published Beer in the Netherlands via her boutique publishing company The Homewood Press.