10 FIDM Grad-Owned Brands to Follow on Instagram
Aug16

10 FIDM Grad-Owned Brands to Follow on Instagram

Instagram can launch a business and having a strong social media presence in today’s retail market is vital. With that said, many FIDM Alumni have started amazing brands and use their social feeds to truly convey their aesthetic to connect with their consumers. We have handpicked our 10 favorite Instagram feeds from graduate brands that have visually appealing content, which drive engagement for their brands. Pale Violet Pale...

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It’s Hot-As-Hell: Let’s Dive into Miami Swim Week
Aug09

It’s Hot-As-Hell: Let’s Dive into Miami Swim Week

WOW. It’s Hot-As-Hell. This sustainable swimwear, lingerie and beach lifestyle apparel brand, also known as HAH, is headed by Kelsey Farrar, Jilli Joffe and Rebecca Bunker. These talented ladies all graduated from the FIDM Merchandise Product Development program and take on important roles within the HAH family. Kelsey does HAH’s creative content and marketing, Jilli heads up public relations and Rebecca is a designer. The FIDM...

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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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Graphic Design Inspiration: 9 New Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads
Dec30

Graphic Design Inspiration: 9 New Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads

With the close of another great quarter here 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 and emphasize fundamentals such as sequential design and conceptual thinking. Whether you’re looking for design inspiration, new creative talent, or you’re curious about what...

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Subscribe to Go Media’s Arsenal Resource Library to Benefit FIDM Grad’s “Design vs. Cancer” this Month
Nov16

Subscribe to Go Media’s Arsenal Resource Library to Benefit FIDM Grad’s “Design vs. Cancer” this Month

We’ve told you about FIDM Alumnus Peter Deltondo’s do-good organization Design vs. Cancer before, and this month, he is joining forces with Cleveland creative agency Go Media to raise funds for families of individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer, and funds for cancer research. For the month of November, 100 percent of the $15 monthly fee for Go Media’s subscription-based graphic design resource platform...

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Industry Insiders: Designers at Activision and Billabong Discuss UX and UI Design
Nov04

Industry Insiders: Designers at Activision and Billabong Discuss UX and UI Design

Due to the huge influx of companies focused on creating interfaces for multiple screen sizes in addition to providing interactive digital experiences for their consumers, the demand for designers with expertise in user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) is more prevalent than ever in today’s design industry. What exactly do UI and UX designers do? What kind of path does it take to become a professional in this industry?...

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FIDM Graphic Design Grad and Motocross Enthusiast Troy Havelin Hired at Scott Sports Upon Graduation
Sep30

FIDM Graphic Design Grad and Motocross Enthusiast Troy Havelin Hired at Scott Sports Upon Graduation

Recent FIDM Graphic Design Graduate Troy Havelin has transformed his passion for motocross into his career. Upon graduating from FIDM earlier this month, Havelin was offered a full-time graphic design position at Scott Sports in Salt Lake City, Utah where he will be working among a team to develop creative assets for the company, which specializes in bikes, running, wintersports and motosports products and merchandise. Havelin’s...

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Design Inspiration: 9 Fresh Graphic Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads
Sep23

Design Inspiration: 9 Fresh Graphic Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads

With the close of another great quarter here 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 and emphasize fundamentals such as sequential design and conceptual thinking. Whether you’re looking for design inspiration, new creative talent, or you’re curious about what...

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