Like many of the instructors at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Graphic Design Instructor Graham Moore is a graphic artist, designer and art director outside of his role as an educator. Moore encourages students who are earning their Graphic Design Degree at FIDM to use traditional hand-crafted design techniques to learn the basic principles
Most times, the greatest graphic design inspiration can be discovered away from our computer screens in tangible, tactile form. I have a feeling that Stephen Coles, founder of Chromeography, an inspirational website dedicated to typography found on appliances, automobiles and electronics, agrees with this philosophy. Chromeography presents exquisite photos (mostly of car fenders) demonstrating the fine
In addition to his studies at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising earning his Digital Media degree, HJ Chong has been tackling freelance filmmaking projects to enhance his filming and post-production skills. He recently traveled with musical artist, Game, on the artist’s Red Album Tour to film behind-the-scenes web videos. As an aspiring filmmaker and
We are updating our Gallery section with stunning photography captured by students who are earning their Graphic Design degree at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. In the Introduction to Digital Photography course, these graphic design students (many of whom have never studied photography before), are challenged to art-direct photo shoots to capture fashion portraits, head
The Academy Awards® are this weekend and FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising’s Los Angeles campus is buzzing with events celebrating the FIDM Museum & Galleries 20th Annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design exhibition, featuring 100 costumes from 20 films released in 2011, including all five 2012 Academy Award® Best Costume nominees Anonymous, The Artist, Hugo, Jane
“Anything you can do to stay curious and stay creative is not only going to make your work better, but it makes you happier as a person,” says Isaac Rentz, the director behind music videos for Blink-182, Cage the Elephant and Manchester Orchestra to leading digital media college, FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising.
About Take 5: Learn what makes the creative pros “tick” on Take 5, a web series by FIDMDigitalArts.com.
Take five with FIDMDigitalArts.com to get inspired, to get motivated, to get inside the minds of creative professionals. Join FIDMDigitalArts.com as we take five minutes to interview film directors, graphic artists, composers, illustrators, 3-D modelers, creative directors, motion graphics designers, photographers and other intriguing industry pros.
Cut&Paste, the global digital design competition known for its lively onstage battles and reputation-making performances, will be in San Francisco Thursday, February 16. Cut&Paste exposes the public to challenges in the creative process that graphic artists, graphic designers, animators, motion graphics artists and other creative pros face as they compete to develop design projects from
It has been less than a year since mega retailer jcpenney unveiled a re-designed logo–the first change made to the mark in 40 years– but they’ve done it again. The original update, which was meant to signify the company’s “great progress in creating a more exciting and relevant shopping experience,” was met with criticism. This year,
To honor the 54th Annual Grammy Awards airing this Sunday, February 12, we tracked down photos from two of our favorite Grammy categories for Entertainment Design Wednesday. The Best Recording Package and Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package categories represent the art directors and graphic designers who demonstrate the highest level of skill, creativity,