Outside the conventional catalogue and traditional toy and hobby market Hornby are creating a separate range under the nostalgic Bassett-Lowke branding to appeal to the currently popular Steampunk genre. At the December press event a presentation was given to show the range, the slides for which are shown below.
Hi all. Thanks for you comments.
I'm Laurie the designer of this product for Hornby. The was tasked with using existing product, and giving it a Steampunk make-over. So bear in mind those constraints, although I am very happy with the designs. I am really pleased with the results on the Locos, Wagons, and Coaches. The buildings I had lots of thoughts over. I really wanted to do something wacky, overbalanced, and almost falling over but had to modify existing items. So two of the sid