Amandine Alessandra is a graphic designer, researcher, educator, and consultant. A co-founder of Tower Block Books publishing, she also runs a professional photographic practice, creating editorial content published by the likes of Domus, the New York Times, Wallpaper* magazine, Vogue Brasil and Vogue Italia.
Since graduating with a Masters in Fine Arts & Aesthetics in France and a Masters in Graphic Design from the London College of Communication, she has developed her typographic practice both in a commercial context and as personal research. She has worked on social-media based award-winning campaigns for Havas Worldwide, developed large-scale multi-media workshops for the Victoria & Albert Museum and various textile projects for DesignMarketo and Selfridges, created an organic typeface for ALSTOM and a performance-based campaign for the WWF in Germany to help raise awareness about Earth Hour.
She has also contributed to publications by Steven Heller, Gestalten, Rotovision, Mark Batty, Laurence King, as well as Slanted and Wired magazines.
Prior to teaching at Ravensbourne, she has worked as a lecturer at the Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts of Beirut, Lebanon, at the Universities of Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, and taught both on the BA and MA courses at the London College of Communication.
Amandine Alessandra MA (LCC), MA (Université de Provence)
Associate Senior Lecturer