10 Fantastic Websites for Design Inspiration Chosen by FIDM Graphic Design Instructor, Randy Dunbar
Aug08

10 Fantastic Websites for Design Inspiration Chosen by FIDM Graphic Design Instructor, Randy Dunbar

  Inspiration is a critical element of producing creative work. Thanks to the Internet, we have thousands of websites, tools, and images at our fingertips to help spark our creative enthusiasm. Utilizing these great resources is something that is encouraged for all creatives, but sifting through this vast array of information can be overwhelming at times. One of the best ways of finding quality inspirational websites is to ask...

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Faculty Focus: The Remarkable Expressions of Age in Illustrations by FIDM Graphic Design Instructor and Fine Artist William Fogg
Feb11

Faculty Focus: The Remarkable Expressions of Age in Illustrations by FIDM Graphic Design Instructor and Fine Artist William Fogg

Whether the portrait emanates a maniacal grimace or a serene expression, FIDM Graphic Design Instructor William Fogg’s mesmerizing fine art will have you second-guessing whether you’re gazing into a photo or a drawing. Working mainly in charcoal, graphite and oil on canvas, Fogg’s portraits capture deep emotion, with details that breathe life into his subjects through the fine lines, crevices, and shadows of each face. “There is a...

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FIDM Graphic Design Instructor Doug Haverty Designs Banners, Marketing for The Hollywood Christmas Parade
Dec06

FIDM Graphic Design Instructor Doug Haverty Designs Banners, Marketing for The Hollywood Christmas Parade

Hollywood was splashed with festive holiday graphics designed by FIDM Graphic Design Instructor Doug Haverty for the City of Los Angeles’ 81st annual Hollywood Christmas Parade. Haverty designed lamp post banners, and a 32-page souvenir program for this year’s parade, which benefits Toys for Tots and was held on November 25 in the heart of Hollywood on Hollywood Boulevard, Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street. The Hollywood Christmas...

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Amoeba Hollywood’s Windows Feature Amazing Album Cover Art by FIDM Graphic Design Instructor Graham Moore
Nov29

Amoeba Hollywood’s Windows Feature Amazing Album Cover Art by FIDM Graphic Design Instructor Graham Moore

If you’re in Hollywood any time soon, don’t miss the window display at the renowned Amoeba Hollywood music store, which is currently splashed with amazing vinyl album cover collages by Graham Moore, a graphic design instructor at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. Amoeba posted an interview with Moore about his designs currently on display at the Ivar Street window of Amoeba Hollywood where Moore visits weekly to...

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FIDM Instructor’s Collage Art Featured on Leading Graphic Design Website “Imprint”
Jul18

FIDM Instructor’s Collage Art Featured on Leading Graphic Design Website “Imprint”

Designer/artist Graham Moore, a Graphic Design Instructor at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, was recently profiled in Imprint, a widely renowned graphic design Website and online affiliate of HOW Design and Print Magazine. Design writer Michael Dooley features several of Moore’s collage art pieces and an interview with Moore, saying “I discovered Moore’s collage work at a local gallery last month and was...

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FIDM/SF Graphic Design Dept. Coordinator, Lisa Hoffman, Paints Mural for a Special Oakland/KONO City Project
May16

FIDM/SF Graphic Design Dept. Coordinator, Lisa Hoffman, Paints Mural for a Special Oakland/KONO City Project

Lisa Hoffman, the Graphic Design Department Coordinator at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising’s San Francisco campus, was commissioned by Oakland’s Koreatown Northgate Community Benefit District to design a utility box and companion meter as part of a special re-branding of the uptown Oakland area that extends from to 20th Street to 35th Street on Telegraph Avenue. The KONO neighborhood makeover, which ran in...

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Featured Event: Don’t Miss “Aftershocks,” a Play by Graphic Design Instructor, Doug Haverty
May09

Featured Event: Don’t Miss “Aftershocks,” a Play by Graphic Design Instructor, Doug Haverty

Doug Haverty, a Graphic Design Instructor at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, is also an award-winning playwright and lyricist. His latest play, Aftershocks, will be showing at the Lyric Theatre starting this week until June 16. Formerly of A&M Records and Vice President of Creative Services at All American Communications, Haverty has taught many Graphic Design courses at FIDM. He still takes on new projects,...

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Faculty Focus: Upcoming Exhibit to Include Art by FIDM Graphic Design Instructor, Graham Moore
Feb28

Faculty Focus: Upcoming Exhibit to Include Art by FIDM Graphic Design Instructor, Graham Moore

Like many of the instructors at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Graphic Design Instructor Graham Moore is a graphic artist, designer and art director outside of his role as an educator. Moore encourages students who are earning their Graphic Design Degree at FIDM to use traditional hand-crafted design techniques to learn the basic principles and elements of design. Using the same cut-and-paste collaging methods...

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