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Desktop Wallpaper Challenge October 2014: Wallpapers Unveiled

Earlier this month we launched the monthly Desktop Wallpaper Challenge, which prompts our readers to design a desktop wallpaper around a given theme or piece of inspiration. Why? Creatives turn to various places for inspiration and one of the strongest, most common places to house inspiration is right on a computer’s desktop. What better time than now to update your wallpaper? Neon...

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What’s New in Fonts: 8 Of Our Favorite Fonts Released in October 2014

Discovering newly released well-designed fonts is like watching a new episode of your favorite television show, except for the fact you have no idea what time or date the next one is going to be released. That unsettling fact makes discovering well-designed fonts a highlight of the day for type lovers like myself. This month I discovered eight new fonts including one called “Selfie”,...

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Vote for FIDM Graphic Design Students’ Holiday Card Designs for the National Retail Federation

Five FIDM Graphic Design Students are semi-finalists in a national holiday greeting card contest sponsored by the National Retail Federation, the world’s largest retail trade association. Emily Cooper, Alexander Rivera, Inbeom Jeong, Steven Ochoa, and Lilyan Urbanczuk, who are all studying Graphic Design at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising and whose designs are shown...

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Will.I.Am Just Threw His Proverbial Hat into the Wearable Tech Ring

The Black Eyed Peas Member Announces the “Not Watch” Smart Cuff Vying against tech industry powerhouses Apple and Samsung over control of the next alleged “big thing” in wearable technology, musician, entrepreneur, and FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Alumnus Will.I.Am took the stage at tech conference Dreamforce in San Francisco last week to unveil his own...

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FIDM Digital Media Grad Promoted to President of Television & Gaming at Leading Global Entertainment Marketing Agency CREATE

FIDM Digital Media Alumnus Jonathan Gitlin has been promoted to the President of Television and Gaming at Create Advertising Group, an award-winning entertainment marketing agency recognized for its work developing film trailers, television spots and other audio visual material used in entertainment marketing. The company has worked with almost every major studio on high-profile campaigns for...

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Google Released 750 Well Designed Icons That Are Free To Use

Icon lovers unite. Google just published over 750 free icons that are well designed, versatile, and completely covered under a CC-BY-SACreative Commons. This means you are free to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format in addition to remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially. Free Icons by Google Announced last week, the Google...

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Graphic Design Trends 2014-2015: Edgy, Flashy Temporary Tattoos are on the Rise

A whole new career opportunity has opened up for graphic designers in the area of temporary tattoos thanks to brands like Tattify, Tattly and Flash Tattoos that are ramping up the noncommittal body art market. Above: 1 Various temporary tattoos by Tattly // 2 Top-selling “Twin Rose” tattoo by Tattify designed by Ien Levine // 3 “Child of Wild” temporary tattoos by Flash...

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Motion Graphics Monday: Watch A Boombox Transform Into A Robot In Nickelodeon’s ‘Nick Karaoke’ Promo

It’s not often I find myself feeling nostalgic when discovering new inspiring motion graphics videos, but today was an exception. When browsing through the latest works from one of my favorite creative agencies Abundant Productions, I noticed Nickelodeon’s logo and was immediately intrigued. The television network Nickelodeon was a staple of my childhood due to the amount of hours I...

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Will.I.Am Just Threw His Proverbial Hat into the Wearable Tech Ring

The Black Eyed Peas Member Announces the “Not Watch” Smart Cuff Vying against tech industry powerhouses Apple and Samsung over control of the next alleged “big thing” in wearable technology, musician, entrepreneur, and FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Alumnus Will.I.Am took the stage at tech conference Dreamforce in San Francisco last week to unveil his own...

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FIDM Digital Media Grad Promoted to President of Television & Gaming at Leading Global Entertainment Marketing Agency CREATE

FIDM Digital Media Alumnus Jonathan Gitlin has been promoted to the President of Television and Gaming at Create Advertising Group, an award-winning entertainment marketing agency recognized for its work developing film trailers, television spots and other audio visual material used in entertainment marketing. The company has worked with almost every major studio on high-profile campaigns for...

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Motion Graphics Monday: Watch A Boombox Transform Into A Robot In Nickelodeon’s ‘Nick Karaoke’ Promo

It’s not often I find myself feeling nostalgic when discovering new inspiring motion graphics videos, but today was an exception. When browsing through the latest works from one of my favorite creative agencies Abundant Productions, I noticed Nickelodeon’s logo and was immediately intrigued. The television network Nickelodeon was a staple of my childhood due to the amount of hours I...

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FIDM Digital Media Grad Promoted to President of Television & Gaming at Leading Global Entertainment Marketing Agency CREATE

FIDM Digital Media Alumnus Jonathan Gitlin has been promoted to the President of Television and Gaming at Create Advertising Group, an award-winning entertainment marketing agency recognized for its work developing film trailers, television spots and other audio visual material used in entertainment marketing. The company has worked with almost every major studio on high-profile campaigns for...

Read More

Graphic Design Trends 2014-2015: Edgy, Flashy Temporary Tattoos are on the Rise

A whole new career opportunity has opened up for graphic designers in the area of temporary tattoos thanks to brands like Tattify, Tattly and Flash Tattoos that are ramping up the noncommittal body art market. Above: 1 Various temporary tattoos by Tattly // 2 Top-selling “Twin Rose” tattoo by Tattify designed by Ien Levine // 3 “Child of Wild” temporary tattoos by Flash...

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Browse Inspiring Graphic Design Portfolios from FIDM’s 2014 Summer Quarter

With the close of another great quarter at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, we are ready to start the first day of fall 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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Desktop Wallpaper Challenge October 2014: Wallpapers Unveiled

Earlier this month we launched the monthly Desktop Wallpaper Challenge, which prompts our readers to design a desktop wallpaper around a given theme or piece of inspiration. Why? Creatives turn to various places for inspiration and one of the strongest, most common places to house inspiration is right on a computer’s desktop. What better time than now to update your wallpaper? Neon...

Read More

What’s New in Fonts: 8 Of Our Favorite Fonts Released in October 2014

Discovering newly released well-designed fonts is like watching a new episode of your favorite television show, except for the fact you have no idea what time or date the next one is going to be released. That unsettling fact makes discovering well-designed fonts a highlight of the day for type lovers like myself. This month I discovered eight new fonts including one called “Selfie”,...

Read More

FIDM Digital Media Grad Promoted to President of Television & Gaming at Leading Global Entertainment Marketing Agency CREATE

FIDM Digital Media Alumnus Jonathan Gitlin has been promoted to the President of Television and Gaming at Create Advertising Group, an award-winning entertainment marketing agency recognized for its work developing film trailers, television spots and other audio visual material used in entertainment marketing. The company has worked with almost every major studio on high-profile campaigns for...

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