Embody Luxury: Design A Fragrance Bottle For Hermès
Feb14

Embody Luxury: Design A Fragrance Bottle For Hermès

EXCITING OPPORTUNITY ALERT: Hermès and designboom have teamed up to offer individuals the chance to put their creativity to the test on the packaging for a limited edition bottle for Terre d’Hermès—a flagship fragrance for men. This design competition is open to everyone and winners will not only be granted the opportunity to have their design realized, but the top three entrants will also receive a cash prize.  The competition...

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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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FIDM Student Feature: Celebrity Footwear Designer Devlin Braswell
Apr15

FIDM Student Feature: Celebrity Footwear Designer Devlin Braswell

FIDM Merchandise Product Development Student Devlin Braswell, is a successful custom sneaker designer with a celebrity following. Devlin designed Cam Newton’s shoes for the Superbowl! To say the least, he is definitely on his way to becoming a household name. Recently, FIDM collaborated with Devlin for an Instagram takeover. He shared significant insight into his creative process, his future, and his advice for aspiring designers....

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FIDM x Lacoste Collaboration: 5 Quentin Tarantino Film-Inspired Illustrations
Mar10

FIDM x Lacoste Collaboration: 5 Quentin Tarantino Film-Inspired Illustrations

FIDM’s Advanced Study Program in Film & TV Costume Design provides a comprehensive view of a field with its own distinct tradition and creative challenges. It offers students an opportunity to explore the qualities that make film and television such an interesting field to pursue.  These students are tasked with unique projects that help aid in the development of a wide variety of cinematic reference, as well as...

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17 Pop Art Inspired Window Displays Designed by FIDM Visual Communication Students
Feb03

17 Pop Art Inspired Window Displays Designed by FIDM Visual Communication Students

Have you ever walked by a window display that physically stopped you in your tracks? Wether it’s the holiday season at Macy’s or the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, a well designed window display can create emotional impact for the viewer and hopefully influence their actions or decisions in some way. So who are the master minds behind creating such visually inspiring environments? Visual Communication...

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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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Inside FIDM: Get to Know Graphic Design Student & Illustrator Alex Jimenez
Jul30

Inside FIDM: Get to Know Graphic Design Student & Illustrator Alex Jimenez

Though he has a keen eye for both design and illustration, FIDM Graphic Design Student Alex Jimenez’s passion for design extends beyond the visual to the theoretical and historical as well. Citing advertising as “the most interesting part of graphic design” for him at the moment, Alex describes the reason behind this as one sure to melt any design instructor’s heart: “[advertising] gets to the heart of what designers need to do:...

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