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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Congratulations to the Class of 2013! Check out FIDM Graduation Photos & Interviews
Jun25

Congratulations to the Class of 2013! Check out FIDM Graduation Photos & Interviews

FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising celebrated the graduating class of 2013 last week. FIDM Graphic Design and Digital Media Grads joined their fellow classmates from FIDM’s Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego campuses at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles along with their families, FIDM Staff and industry guests who shared advice and well-wishes as FIDM Grads prepared to embark into their future...

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FIDMDigitalArts Welcomes New Staff Writer, FIDM Graphic Design Alumnus James Peacock
Jun05

FIDMDigitalArts Welcomes New Staff Writer, FIDM Graphic Design Alumnus James Peacock

Hello! My name is James Peacock and I’m a Digital Marketing Specialist and staff writer for the FIDMDigitalArts.com Blog. Be sure to visit my website http://jamespeacockdigital.com/ . As a 2010 FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Graphic Design Alumnus I’m passionate about all things design. If something compels or inspires me, I feel it’s worth sharing with like-minded individuals. I have been a fan...

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The History of the Famous “Rosie the Riveter” Poster as Told by FIDM Graphic Design Student
May22

The History of the Famous “Rosie the Riveter” Poster as Told by FIDM Graphic Design Student

When studying the history of graphic design, students earning their Graphic Design degree at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising discover how famous designs reflect social and cultural attitudes over time. J. Howard Miller’s World War II famous “We Can Do It!” propaganda poster (commonly known as the “Rosie the Riveter” poster) is an example of a design whose meaning has become misconstrued over time, as reported by...

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FIDM Graphic Design Student Association, The Red Dot, Welcomes New Officers for the Spring Quarter & Invites Students to Join
Apr29

FIDM Graphic Design Student Association, The Red Dot, Welcomes New Officers for the Spring Quarter & Invites Students to Join

The Red Dot student club, an AIGA design student association at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Los Angeles, invites all current students earning their graphic design or digital media degree to attend the first meeting of the Spring Quarter this Wednesday, May 1 at 11:15 a.m. in room 519. Come meet The Red Dot’s new student officers and hear about upcoming graphic design and digital media events planned for...

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