designer / illustrator / berkeley, ca


Hello! My name is Alina Buevich and I’m a Sr. Designer at Discord and formerly a

brand designer

at Chronicle Books—my work spans everything from

web

to

print

to

events

and sometimes

books

. Outside of that, I also spend my time

drawing

, taking on

freelance

projects, dabbling in

comics

, and collaborating on

lump shop

.


Mark

Baggu website

2019

Some unused front end web design sketches for Baggu in early 2019—they were looking to explore different ways to visually organize their category pages.






peets coffee

2019

A freelance illustration project for Peet’s Coffee. They wanted to grow their popular City/State Mug Collection and the artist communities behind them. Each design was created by a local artist from their specific city and with all the proceeds going to local non-profit organizations.





THE BRIEF /
  • Illustrate your favorite place to enjoy a great cup of coffee with a friend in your city / state
  • Use imagery to evoke the ethos of your city/state
  • Optional: Incorporate a visual element of coffee
  • Prominently include text for the name of the city
  • No more than 3 colors (will be printed on a white mug)


SKETCHES /





FURTHER REFINEMENTS /





FINAL ILLUSTRATION /