Alexandra Forss

Designer & Illustrator

Helsinki, Finland
Alexandra Maria Forss
Helsinki - based freelance illustrator.

Education:
Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, MA in Art Education.
University for the Creative Arts, BA Hons in Illustration, U.K.

I am currently working as an AD at TBWA, mainly with the renewal of a clothingbrand since September 2014.

Funds and scholarships:
- Taiteen Keskustoimikunta, kuvittajien kirjastoapuraha, 2013
- Kuvittajat Ry, 2012
- Till PON’s minnesfond för unga tecknare, 2012
- Gymnasiet Grankulla Samskolas konststipendium, 2005

Clients include:
Luckan, KONE, Unu-Wider, Landsbygdens Folk, Folkhälsan, Yle BUU, T-R-E-M-O-R-S magazine, Tesian.

Also wrote, illustrated and designed the self publication ‘To Reach for Stars’, an illustrated book for young adults.

Contact:
alexandra.forss@gmail.com
alexandra.forss@aalto.fi
alexandra.forss@tbwa.fi

+358 40 5137758

Tmi Alexandra Forss
Y-tunnus: 2462376-3

Work Experience

Babyshop Group

Designer

My responsibilities include designing the frontage for 7 different markets for Babyshop and Oiidesign. Also contributing to the visual material produced for these shops (social media, ads, seasonal patterns and colours, seasonal photoshoots).
www.babyshop.com
www.oiidesign.se
November 2016 - Stockholm, Sweden

Self-Employed

Illustrator

January 2013 - Present Helsinki, Finland

TBWA

Production AD

September 2014 - September 2015 Finland

Education

Aalto School Of Art, Design And Architecture

MA Art education

August 2013 - Present Helsinki, Finland

University For The Creative Arts

BA Hons Illustration

September 2008 - June 2011 Maidstone, United Kingdom

Languages

Swedish (Fluent),
English (Fluent),
Finnish (Native),

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Drawing, Illustration, Painting,