10 Free High Quality Stock Photography Websites That All Creatives Should Bookmark
Aug06

10 Free High Quality Stock Photography Websites That All Creatives Should Bookmark

Stock photography has developed a negative connotation over the past decade or so because let’s face it, we have got used to seeing horribly staged photos of happy business people answering bananas as phones (yes those are real photos). Not only is the quality of standard stock photography an issue for students and aspiring creatives, the price usually is as well. Whether you are a graphic designer, web designer, filmmaker or...

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10 Imaginary Coffee Brands You Wish Were Real Designed By FIDM Graphic Design Students
Jul22

10 Imaginary Coffee Brands You Wish Were Real Designed By FIDM Graphic Design Students

It takes a lot of creative energy and hard work to personify a brand– a challenge that FIDM Graphic Design Students know all too well. FIDM Students learn what it takes to develop a cohesive brand story, designing visual elements for imaginary companies– the results of which are not only impressive, but completely believable. When tasked with personifying a brand, caffeine must be on the mind of FIDM Students as many of them choose to...

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Design Inspiration: 12 Fresh Graphic Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads
Jun23

Design Inspiration: 12 Fresh Graphic Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads

With the close of another great quarter here at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, we have many inspiring new Graphic Design portfolios by recent FIDM Graphic Design 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...

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15 Imaginary Brands You Wish Were Real Conceived By FIDM Graphic Design Students
May06

15 Imaginary Brands You Wish Were Real Conceived By FIDM Graphic Design Students

It takes a lot of creative energy and hard work to personify a brand– a challenge that FIDM Graphic Design Students know all too well. In today’s digital age of information (and overstimulation), it’s more important than ever for brands to tell a cohesive message with supporting photographs and graphic design elements to appeal to their consumers. Every visual element that represents the brand is important– from a brand’s logo, to...

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Fun & Clever Design Concept: What if the NBA Had Helmets?
Apr30

Fun & Clever Design Concept: What if the NBA Had Helmets?

What do you get when you combine a bored, unemployed graphic designer with a group of friends who watch a lot of basketball?  You get a clever yet simple synergistic design project that makes you think, ‘How did I not come up with this!?’ Two days ago, a recent college graduate and graphic designer by the name of James Politi posted, “I’m an unemployed graphic designer who misses the NFL and has to watch...

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Design Inspiration: 14 Fresh Graphic Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads
Apr06

Design Inspiration: 14 Fresh Graphic Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads

With the close of another great quarter here at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, we have many inspiring new Graphic Design portfolios by recent FIDM Graphic Design 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...

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FIDM Alumni Spotlight: Dennis Kennedy’s Graphic Design Career Merges his Interests in Sports & Design
Mar20

FIDM Alumni Spotlight: Dennis Kennedy’s Graphic Design Career Merges his Interests in Sports & Design

After diverting from a career in sports medicine to pursue the creative arts, FIDM Graphic Design Grad Dennis Kennedy’s career path has come full-circle as a graphic designer at sport management and marketing firm, PRIME Athletes. During his studies as a professional designation graphic design student at FIDM, Kennedy seized the opportunity to apply his interest in sports during a class project when he was assigned to design a new...

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7 Imaginative & Inspiring Fictional Branding Projects by Recent FIDM Graphic Design Grads
Jan27

7 Imaginative & Inspiring Fictional Branding Projects by Recent FIDM Graphic Design Grads

We love perusing new graphic design portfolios produced by recent Graphic Design grads at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising to scope out new graphic design trends and to get inspired by the work of young, up-and-coming talent. One category of work that recently stood out to us was the imaginative and functional branding applications used in various fictional branding projects. For example, some students take an...

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