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FIDM Graphic Design Student Travis Cuellar Wins ICMAD’s 2015 Young Designer Award

The Young Designers Award was created in 1998 by The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) to encourage creativity in graphic design and package design. This year, more than 85 students from 12 schools across the United States submitted an original design concept for a cosmetic or personal case product for chance to win some fantastic prizes and an invaluable experience....

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What’s New in Fonts: 7 Fresh New Fonts to Download in February 2015

Whether you are an aspiring motion graphic artist, editor, graphic designer, or web designer, keeping an eye out for new fonts is essential to keeping your design aesthetic fresh. Who knows, you might discover a new font that is a perfect fit for an upcoming project. Every month we explore the web and share with you a few favorite fonts we discovered along the way. Our favorite font from February...

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View the Visually Stunning Title Sequences of the 87th Academy Awards

It’s the week after the illustrious Academy Awards and as usual, the internet is buzzing. While most blogs are digging deep into passionate discussions about the award winners, best moments, and the night’s fashion mishaps, we want to showcase the visually stunning and well executed title sequences designed and directed by Henry Hobson. As part of a series of 20 different graphic...

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FIDM Alumni Working at Leading Entertainment Agency ‘PETROL’ Discuss Career Paths & Share Advice

It seems there isn’t a facet of entertainment advertising that PETROL is not involved in. The agency has an impressive body of work that includes print marketing, video marketing, interactive web design, and online marketing for films, television shows, video games and more. From “Breaking Bad” to “Call of Duty: Black Ops 2″, if you own a television or have had...

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Featured DIY Project: Pine-Richland High School Student Elliot Clay’s Movie Poster Design

The movie poster is at the heart of any motion picture marketing campaign. In a single image, the poster captures the tone of the film while captivating its viewer, compelling them to watch the film. Recently, we launched “Entertainment Marketing in the Digital Age”, a do-it-yourself project that challenges aspiring graphic designers to design a movie poster using free downloadable assets...

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Motion Monday: 13 Visually Stunning Motion Graphics Videos Released So Far In 2015

For some creatives, the hardest part of the week is getting their creative juices flowing early Monday morning. Removing the mental state of paralysis that follows a relaxing weekend is no easy feat but should be embraced by all creatives for the sake of sanity and productivity. One suggestion we have for battling this vice is to give your creative battery a jumpstart through various forms of...

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Film Friday: Five Must-Follow Blogs For Aspiring Filmmakers

Feeling inspired and staying informed are critical elements of growing as a creative individual. Thanks to free resources on the web, there are thousands of websites, tools, and images at our fingertips to help us learn and grow as digital storytellers. Utilizing these great resources is something that is encouraged for all aspiring filmmakers but sifting through this vast array of information...

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Q&A with Women’s Designer for Diamond Supply Co & Owner of Streetwear Label IN//BEINHABITED, FIDM Grad Bana Bongolan

We recently had a chance to catch up with FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Graphic Design Alumna Bana Bongolan who has not only worked for leading urban lifestyle brands Crooks & Castles, LRG, Young & Reckless and now Diamond Supply Co, but also manages her own streetwear label IN//BEINHABITED. Since we last spoke with Bongolan in 2012, her design career in the...

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View the Visually Stunning Title Sequences of the 87th Academy Awards

It’s the week after the illustrious Academy Awards and as usual, the internet is buzzing. While most blogs are digging deep into passionate discussions about the award winners, best moments, and the night’s fashion mishaps, we want to showcase the visually stunning and well executed title sequences designed and directed by Henry Hobson. As part of a series of 20 different graphic...

Read More

Motion Monday: 13 Visually Stunning Motion Graphics Videos Released So Far In 2015

For some creatives, the hardest part of the week is getting their creative juices flowing early Monday morning. Removing the mental state of paralysis that follows a relaxing weekend is no easy feat but should be embraced by all creatives for the sake of sanity and productivity. One suggestion we have for battling this vice is to give your creative battery a jumpstart through various forms of...

Read More

Film Friday: Five Must-Follow Blogs For Aspiring Filmmakers

Feeling inspired and staying informed are critical elements of growing as a creative individual. Thanks to free resources on the web, there are thousands of websites, tools, and images at our fingertips to help us learn and grow as digital storytellers. Utilizing these great resources is something that is encouraged for all aspiring filmmakers but sifting through this vast array of information...

Read More

View the Visually Stunning Title Sequences of the 87th Academy Awards

It’s the week after the illustrious Academy Awards and as usual, the internet is buzzing. While most blogs are digging deep into passionate discussions about the award winners, best moments, and the night’s fashion mishaps, we want to showcase the visually stunning and well executed title sequences designed and directed by Henry Hobson. As part of a series of 20 different graphic...

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12 Inspiring Graphic Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads To Keep An Eye On In 2015

With the close of another great quarter at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, we are ready to start 2015 design inspiration off right by sharing some inspiring new Graphic Design portfolios by recent FIDM Graphic Design graduates. The program prepares students for careers in Graphic Design within the apparel and entertainment industries and emphasize fundamentals such as...

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5 Simple Steps to Designing Your First Movie Poster

Even in today’s increasingly digital world, traditional print and video marketing still lie at the center of any major advertising campaign. No one knows or understands this concept better than graphic design students at a leading design college like FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, which is located in the heart of the entertainment industry. Although it’s impossible to...

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FIDM Graphic Design Student Travis Cuellar Wins ICMAD’s 2015 Young Designer Award

The Young Designers Award was created in 1998 by The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) to encourage creativity in graphic design and package design. This year, more than 85 students from 12 schools across the United States submitted an original design concept for a cosmetic or personal case product for chance to win some fantastic prizes and an invaluable experience....

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What’s New in Fonts: 7 Fresh New Fonts to Download in February 2015

Whether you are an aspiring motion graphic artist, editor, graphic designer, or web designer, keeping an eye out for new fonts is essential to keeping your design aesthetic fresh. Who knows, you might discover a new font that is a perfect fit for an upcoming project. Every month we explore the web and share with you a few favorite fonts we discovered along the way. Our favorite font from February...

Read More

View the Visually Stunning Title Sequences of the 87th Academy Awards

It’s the week after the illustrious Academy Awards and as usual, the internet is buzzing. While most blogs are digging deep into passionate discussions about the award winners, best moments, and the night’s fashion mishaps, we want to showcase the visually stunning and well executed title sequences designed and directed by Henry Hobson. As part of a series of 20 different graphic...

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