Good Style, Good Attitude: A Look Inside of BCBGMAXAZRIA’s Headquarters
Aug02

Good Style, Good Attitude: A Look Inside of BCBGMAXAZRIA’s Headquarters

Recently, our FIDM Social Media team had the chance to visit BCBGMAXAZRIA’s headquarters for a full tour. BCBG’S West Coast College Relations Manager, Stephanie Gressley, was kind enough to show us around this incredibly positive, unique and legendary location. First, Stephanie took us through the exhibit BCBG has on site at their Vernon, Calif. location. This fabulous exhibit showcases their values, how they’ve evolved and where...

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Papering the Town: An Interview with Rich McCor of Paperboyo
Jul15

Papering the Town: An Interview with Rich McCor of Paperboyo

In a world filled with so many carbon copies, it is refreshing to see an artist bring something fresh to the scene. Rich McCor of @paperboyo Instagram fame burst onto the scene one year ago with his uniquely curated profile. This account is filled with paper cut-outs placed in strategic locations around the world. The FIDM Digital Arts team was fortunate enough to interview McCor in order to learn more about his ideas, inspirations,...

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A Parisian Experience: Interview with Designer Lucile Lesueur
Jul11

A Parisian Experience: Interview with Designer Lucile Lesueur

FIDM Graphic Design Graduate, Lucile Lesueur is a freelance illustrator, print designer, and fashion designer out of Paris, France. This quirky artist has worked in the fashion industry for the past six years, and collaborates with huge names like Disney, Levi’s, and DKNY.  Whether she is creating children’s clothing or sketching up a fabulous re-creation of a designer look, Lesueur is always challenging herself...

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Graphic Design Inspiration: 15 New Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads
Jun29

Graphic Design Inspiration: 15 New Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads

With the close of another great quarter at FIDM, we have many inspiring new Graphic Design portfolios by recent graduates to share with you. The program prepares students for careers in Graphic Design within the apparel and entertainment industries, emphasizing fundamentals such as sequential design and conceptual thinking. Whether you’re looking for design inspiration, new creative talent or curious about what FIDM’s Graphic Design...

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Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style Design Competition
Jun28

Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style Design Competition

(via eyeinform) “I AM NO LONGER CONCERNED WITH SENSATION AND INNOVATION, BUT WITH THE PERFECTION OF MY STYLE.”  –YVES SAINT LAURENT In conjunction with the Seattle Art Museum, the Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style exhibition opens on Oct. 11, 2016 and runs through Jan. 8, 2017. This is where you come in, FIDM Students and Grads. In honor of Laurent and the new exhibition, Seattle Art Museum is hosting a contest...

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[Interview] Zara Visual Manager & Designer Extraordinaire:  Le Vasia Tamayo
May27

[Interview] Zara Visual Manager & Designer Extraordinaire: Le Vasia Tamayo

FIDM Merchandise Product Development  Graduate Le Vasia Tamayo just moved from Los Angeles to San Francisco for a position with Zara as the Northwest Visual Commercial Manager. She was also recently featured in Zara’s #iamdenim project, featuring designs from real employees from the iconic retailer’s stores. Coincidentally, when researching Tamayo’s collaboration with Zara, I found out that I own the piece she...

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Creative Pro Interview: Five Key Pieces of Advice from Animation Filmmaker Uri Lotan
May06

Creative Pro Interview: Five Key Pieces of Advice from Animation Filmmaker Uri Lotan

Tel Aviv-based animation director Uri Lotan feels that the world of animation is the best way to tell stories. Over the past few years he’s has had the opportunity to work on incredible projects with iconic studios including  Disney Animation, Sony Imageworks, Pixar, Buck, Jibjab, Digital Domain. The project below is a music video collaboration done with Jane Bordeaux for their song  Ma’agalim. This video is emotional, unique,...

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Inspirational Documentary Directed by FIDM Grad: The Will to Fly
Apr21

Inspirational Documentary Directed by FIDM Grad: The Will to Fly

FIDM Digital Media Grad, Katie Bender is the director and producer of an inspiring documentary about Lydia Lassila, an Australian Olympic gold medal winning aerial skier.  Before Katie made this film, she actually trained underneath Lydia Lassila as a young gymnast, and then again with the Australian aerial ski team. Needless to say, Katie definitely got a first-hand look into Lydia’s experiences, dreams, perseverance, and...

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