The Hilarious and Talented Lex Lee: Furniture Designer Extraordinaire
Aug24

The Hilarious and Talented Lex Lee: Furniture Designer Extraordinaire

Recently, FIDM collaborated with FIDM Interior Design Grad and Furniture Designer, Lex Lee. Lee took over the “FIDMCollege” Snapchat and @FIDM Instagram, giving followers insight into her life as the owner and designer for Lex Lee Studio. With a lot of humor and stunning imagery, she created incredible content. Check out the full-recap below. Instagram Takeover:  Meet Lex Lee… “Hello FIDM! It’s Lex Lee...

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Handlettering and Calligraphy Inspiration: Ida Sofia & Evil Queen
Aug22

Handlettering and Calligraphy Inspiration: Ida Sofia & Evil Queen

FIDM Grad Ida Sofia has her own calligraphy business, a published poetry book and her own candle company called Evil Queen. Needless to say, she does it all! The labels and logo for her candle company, Evil Queen, are all hand lettered and designed by her, with a personal touch of being hand poured in her Los Angeles home. (Images via Evil Queen) Ida’s Etsy-based calligraphy business includes hand-lettered and framed quotes, custom...

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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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A Look Inside the World of Graphic Designer Malika Favre
Aug15

A Look Inside the World of Graphic Designer Malika Favre

Malika Favre is a French graphic designer and artist based out of London. Her minimalist approach fuses two-dimensional design and illustration, which results in compelling digital imagery with a punch. Favre’s works have landed her clients such as Sephora, The New Yorker and Vogue Magazine. Favre’s journey is so inspiring, and one that many FIDM Students can relate to. When first leaving school, Favre went to study physics and math,...

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Can You Guess Which 9 TV Shows These Costumes are From?
Aug11

Can You Guess Which 9 TV Shows These Costumes are From?

On Aug. 2, 2016, the “10th Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design” exhibition opened at the FIDM Museum in Downtown Los Angeles. The exhibition represents this past year in television, and features more than 100 costumes from 23 television shows with eight of those being Emmy-nominated. At the exhibition, you will see costumes from “Game of Thrones,” “American Horror Story: Hotel” and much...

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The Nocturnal Artist: Interview With Graphic Designer Petros Afshar
Aug03

The Nocturnal Artist: Interview With Graphic Designer Petros Afshar

Based in the heart of London, England, Petros Afshar has a niche for designing appealing images crafted artfully to the human eye. Afshar’s designs have a stained glass approach with a cartoon feel. He has a diverse set of skills specializing in typography, graphic design, illustration, branding and much more. With a large presence on Behance and a wide clientele ranging from Nike to Disney, Afshar has proven himself to be a...

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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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Graphic Design Inspiration: 14 Graphic Designers Who Shine Creative Brilliance
Jul19

Graphic Design Inspiration: 14 Graphic Designers Who Shine Creative Brilliance

When it comes to keeping up with the latest graphic design trends, these graphic designers sure know how to mix it up creatively. With graphic design being an ever changing field, new artistic pieces pop up on the scene thanks to these imaginative designers. From Alexandra Bruel to Jessica Hische, check out these 10 designers who are known for their innovative style. 1. Petros Afshar (Image via Petros Afshar) With clients including...

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