History of Design: The Life, Work, and Style of Fashion Mogul Karl Lagerfeld as Reported by FIDM Student Hyeyeon ‘Hailey’ Kim
Jan13

History of Design: The Life, Work, and Style of Fashion Mogul Karl Lagerfeld as Reported by FIDM Student Hyeyeon ‘Hailey’ Kim

Editor’s Note: Every quarter at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, students of various majors are challenged to focus on a famous design or designer to assess its historical impact on culture and the design community in a class called History of Design. In the report below, FIDM Graphic Design Student Hyeyeon ‘Hailey’ Kim reports on life and career of prolific fashion mogul Karl Lagerfeld. The following...

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History of Design: The Life, Work, and Principles of World Renowned Industrial Designer Dietar Rams as Reported by FIDM Student Will Jeong
Jan02

History of Design: The Life, Work, and Principles of World Renowned Industrial Designer Dietar Rams as Reported by FIDM Student Will Jeong

Editor’s Note: Every quarter at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, students of various majors are challenged to focus on a famous design or designer to assess its historical impact on culture and the design community in a class called History of Design. In the report below, FIDM Graphic Design Student Will Jeong reports on life and career of prolific industrial designer Dietar Rams, and discusses Rams’ 10...

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History of Design: The Life and Work of Iconic Graphic Designer Milton Glaser as Reported by FIDM Student Riva Corey
Jul09

History of Design: The Life and Work of Iconic Graphic Designer Milton Glaser as Reported by FIDM Student Riva Corey

 Editor’s Note: Every quarter at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, students of various majors are challenged to focus on a famous design or designer to assess its historical impact on culture and the design community in History of Design class taught by Alex Gardos. In the report below, FIDM Graphic Design Student Riva Cory reports on career of prolific graphic designer Milton Glaser, largely considered one of the...

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History of Design: The Impact of Graphic Designer Jennifer Morla. FIDM Student Sharon Salem Reports
Jun16

History of Design: The Impact of Graphic Designer Jennifer Morla. FIDM Student Sharon Salem Reports

 Editor’s Note: Every quarter at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, students of various majors are challenged to focus on a famous design or designer to assess its historical impact on culture and the design community in History of Design class taught by Alex Gardos. In the report below, FIDM Graphic Design Student Sharon Salem reports on career of graphic designer Jennifer Morla, weighing in with her own...

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The History and Impact of the iPhone: FIDM Graphic Design Student Airi Minami Reports
Feb26

The History and Impact of the iPhone: FIDM Graphic Design Student Airi Minami Reports

Editor’s Note: Every quarter at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, students of various majors are challenged to focus on a famous design or designer to assess its historical impact on culture and the design community in History of Design class taught by Alex Gardos. In the report below, FIDM Graphic Design Student Airi Minami reports on the history and evolution of Apple’s iconic iPhone. A loyal Apple consumer,...

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The History of the International Style Movement as Told by FIDM Graphic Design Student Richard Noguchi
Sep26

The History of the International Style Movement as Told by FIDM Graphic Design Student Richard Noguchi

When studying the history of graphic design, students earning their degree in Graphic Design at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising discover how famous design movements reflect social and cultural attitudes over time. Charged with the task to compile a report on International Style in his History of Design course taught by Graphic Design Instructor Alex Gardos, Richard Noguchi states, “Knowing design movements...

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TED Talks Every Design Student Must Watch – David Carson’s “Design & Discovery”
Aug28

TED Talks Every Design Student Must Watch – David Carson’s “Design & Discovery”

There’s a world of inspiration out there for Graphic Design and Digital Media Students, but sometimes it’s hard to know where to look, and hard to narrow down what you find. By the time you’ve filtered through twenty or more videos, books, and blog posts, you don’t want to read or watch any of them. That’s where I come in. As a Graphic Design Student, I am constantly on the lookout for great resources to supplement my education at...

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Q&A With FIDM Valedictorian and Graphic Design Graduate Angelica Villegas
Jul03

Q&A With FIDM Valedictorian and Graphic Design Graduate Angelica Villegas

Becoming Valedictorian at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising is no easy feat, and this year it was impressively accomplished by Graphic Design Branding graduate Angelica Villegas. As former president of FIDM’s AIGA student group The Red Dot, Villegas was a highly involved student during her time at FIDM. Aside from The Red Dot, she was an intern in FIDM’s Publications Department, a contributor to the FIDM Tumblr, a...

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