Creative Process A to Z: Part 2 – More from FIDM Graphic Design Student, Peter Deltondo
Mar29

Creative Process A to Z: Part 2 – More from FIDM Graphic Design Student, Peter Deltondo

In this special three-part series, FIDMDigitalArts.com asked Peter Deltondo, a current student at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, to talk first-hand about his experience as a Graphic Design Student. Peter, a Professional Designation Student who is earning his Graphic Design degree at FIDM, shares his experience throughout the creative process as he designs a class project for Graphics & Licensing, a course in...

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Typography Tuesday: Inspiring Magazine Design & Typography Projects by FIDM Students
Mar27

Typography Tuesday: Inspiring Magazine Design & Typography Projects by FIDM Students

For Typography Tuesday this week, check out impressive projects by FIDM Graphic Design Students, Jennyfer Cienfuegos and Jeffrey Lo. The projects below are finals from  Typography and Publication Design, two Graphic Design courses. Students earning their Graphic Design degree at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising study the fundamental traditions of typography which provides the foundation for developing their...

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FIDM Alumnus Nominated for “Best Graphic Design Firm” – Vote for RECREATE Media to Help Him Win
Mar27

FIDM Alumnus Nominated for “Best Graphic Design Firm” – Vote for RECREATE Media to Help Him Win

RECREATE Media, a design firm founded by FIDM Graphic Design Alumnus, Ryan McKay, has been nominated for Best Graphic Design Firm in Arizona Foothills Magazine‘s Nightlife Industry Awards. McKay earned his Graphic Design Degree from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in 2001, and launched RECREATE Media three years later, specializing in brand marketing and graphic design for small businesses in the...

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Two Digital Media Alumni Designed Trailer Graphics for Breaking Dawn Part 2, Snow White and The Huntsman, The Amazing Spider-Man
Mar26

Two Digital Media Alumni Designed Trailer Graphics for Breaking Dawn Part 2, Snow White and The Huntsman, The Amazing Spider-Man

If you saw Hunger Games over the weekend, chances are you saw some great movie trailers for films like Snow White & the Huntsman, The Amazing Spider-Man, and the trailer that premiered over the weekend for Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2. Two FIDM Alumni, Kyle Brosius and Kyle Thorsen, played major roles in the motion graphics development for these trailers as designer and lead designer, respectively, at Greenhaus GFX, a...

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Graphic Design Students at FIDM/SF Present Portfolios to Family & Friends at Apple
Mar22

Graphic Design Students at FIDM/SF Present Portfolios to Family & Friends at Apple

Graduating Graphic Design Students at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising’s San Francisco campus were thrilled to present their final portfolio presentations for family and friends at the Apple Store Theater this month. The informal presentation has become a tradition for FIDM San Francisco’s Graphic Design Department, who hosted the portfolio presentation for the eighth consecutive year, says Lisa Hoffman, Graphic...

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Graphic Design/Entertainment Grad, Nicole Antonian, Designed Live-Action Movie Posters for her Favorite Disney Films
Mar21

Graphic Design/Entertainment Grad, Nicole Antonian, Designed Live-Action Movie Posters for her Favorite Disney Films

“Ever since I was young, I would read books, imagine the characters in my head, and then draw them out on paper,” says recent Graphic Design/Entertainment graduate, Nicole Antonian. “Now that I am older, I am able to create these environments using digital art.” Working for an animation studio like Disney, or for Tim Burton, would be a childhood dream come true for Antonian, who draws inspiration from animated films (pun intended!)....

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New Portfolio: FIDM Grad, Lauren Corallo, Hired as Jr. Graphic Designer upon Graduation
Mar20

New Portfolio: FIDM Grad, Lauren Corallo, Hired as Jr. Graphic Designer upon Graduation

“Art was my passion from the time I could hold a crayon,” says recent Graphic Design graduate, Lauren Corallo. “It wasn’t until an amazing high school teacher, Dianna Cure, [at Arcadia High School] introduced me to the world of graphic design and all of its creative career possibilities that I knew this is what I want to do for the rest of my life.” Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, Corallo earned her Graphic...

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Motion Monday: Great Writers Come to Life in Inspirational Animations for “Good Books”

Check out this highly visual (and somewhat creepy) animation, a project launched by Good Books, an online bookseller whose proceeds go directly to international charity group, Oxfam International, that pays homage to writer Hunter S. Thompson. Dubbed “Metamorphosis,” referencing the classic book by Franz Kafka, the video is the first in an online series dedicated to great writers. With heavy-hitting creative professionals...

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