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Alexandra Bucktin Full Portfolio June 2010

All work shown here is the property of Alexandra Bucktin Š 2010

Orion Books Design a stunning and contemporary cover look for one of the 20th Century’s most acclaimed authors, HG Wells.Create a hardback cover design that work as a set and establish the books as timeless fiction.


Cake & Co. Create the branding and identity for a new and stand alone cake and coffee shop. Cake&Co. has something for everyone; the tone of voice should be fun, friendly and high quality.

Topshop: Boudoir Design the branding and identity for new Topshop sub-brand: Boudoir is a high-end underwear and nightwear range with a higher price point than the current ranges Topshop markets.

Topshop: Bazaar Design the branding and identity for new Topshop sub-brand: Bazaar is a diverse range of 15-20 designers from various London markets. Targeted toward vintage enthusiast looking for quirky and good quality fashion.

Topshop: Home Design the branding and identity for new Topshop sub-brand: Home is a mid-range line of homeware products. A more fun and modern option for the young and fashion concious buyer.

Music in the Mountains A fresh new logo for a Spanish music and cultural festival called Musica en las Montanas, held in the Sierra Nevada region of Spain each year. A strong and versatile design for the festival, whilst retaining the essences of the culture.

Type for Christmas An interesting typographic interpretation of christmas song lyrics for a boutique paper product range. The outcomes were produced using digital print and heat-reactive foil blocking.

Fashion Yearbook 2o10 A striking layout and identity for the 2010 BA (Hons) Fashion graduates yearbook at Leeds College of Art. The book showcases the work of each student, and clearly highlights the two pathways the course works with.

Valentines Three ranges of paper products that focus on the theme of ‘Pairs’. Designed for valentines but also suitable anniversarys, as the sentiments are personal but not specific or overly ‘sickly’.

Value Packaging A new identity and design for Morrison’s Value range of budget products. The design is fresher and more appealing to the customer. It uses the brand colours and the textured paper adds depth to the design.

All or Nothing Look-book A strong and simple layout design for the 2010 Autumn/Winter collection ‘All or Nothing’. The layout is designed to complement the shapes and styles within the garments whilst allowing the collection to be the focus.

Puffin Cover Competition 2010 A strong and bold cover design for the classic childrens novel. The imagery is taken from the story and put together in a way that emphasises the excentricity with the novel. The limited colour palette makes the design pop.

Postcards from Wonderland A Postcards from the Edge; A series of postcards of quotes from Alice in Wonderland, all using hand drawn type as part of the design. The phrases are illustrated to resemble the character or story line they come from.

Leeds City Council Arts Strategy This project was initiated by Leeds City Council. The brief was to design the format and layout for their new Public Arts Strategy. I worked collaboratively as this project was very time consuming. This design will go to print in July.

Homebase ‘Grow Your Own’ A redesign for the packaging of Homebase’s Grow Your Own range of gardening products. The design uses strong colour and simple illustration to communicated the nature of the products clearly.

Lonely Planet Promoting three new titles from Lonely Planet. The outcomes highlight the clarity and informative essence that Lonely Planet has, whilst the phrases are emotive and evoke strong imagery.

Leeds College of Art End of Year Show 2010 Using a concept based on moving on, new talent and the opportunities for the graduating students. The designs focus on strong type and the use of cardboard boxes as a visual communication tool.

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Full portfolio of FMP work