Music and Art: Designing With Drawing North’s Drew Southwell
Apr13

Music and Art: Designing With Drawing North’s Drew Southwell

Drew Southwell truly is a Renaissance man. He currently plays for an Australia-based alternative pop band called Drawing North, who have been endorsed by Joel Madden of Good Charlotte and played at Vans Warped Tour Australia. On top of contributing vocals, piano, drums, synths and guitar to the band (no way!), Southwell is a graphic designer responsible for Drawing North’s visual content, including album art, flyers and...

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3 FIDM Visual Communications Portfolios Meant to Stun
Apr11

3 FIDM Visual Communications Portfolios Meant to Stun

When it comes to designing the perfect window displays or putting together the perfect outfit, Visual Communications experts are your best bet. As Winter Quarter 2017 comes to a close, we present to you our Visual Communications Grad portfolios! Each grad’s work contains a variety of unique creative skills learned within the FIDM Visual Communications Program, including sketching, Photoshop and Illustrator. Scroll down to see...

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Graphic Design Inspiration: 15 Fresh Portfolios From FIDM Grads
Mar22

Graphic Design Inspiration: 15 Fresh Portfolios From FIDM Grads

  With FIDM Winter Quarter 2017 ending, we present to you our Graphic Design Grad portfolios! Each designer’s work contains a variety of unique creative skills learned within the Graphic Design program. Scroll down to see their portfolios, filled with eye-catching art. Anne Chang Click on the thumbnails below to expand the images. Ariel Thamma Click on the thumbnails below to expand the images. Ashlyn Killham Click on the...

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It’s A Denim World At True Religion HQ
Feb15

It’s A Denim World At True Religion HQ

Recently, FIDM got the inside scoop on what life is like at True Religion’s Headquarters in Manhattan Beach, Calif. In case you missed the coverage the day-of, here’s a recap of what went down on FIDM’s Instagram and Snapchat. We chatted with CEO John Ermatinger and CFO Dali Snyder, along with Graphic Designers and other members of the True Religion HQ Team about everything from finance to following your dreams (and...

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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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Getting Social With Calli Cholodenko
Feb09

Getting Social With Calli Cholodenko

FIDM Social Media Instructor Calli Cholodenko recently took over the FIDM Instagram to showcase and give insight into her career as the Creative Director for Something Social. According to their website, Something Social is a boutique digital marketing and social media firm that specializes in lifestyle brands. Their main objective is to help brands discover their voice and vision within their social media plan. Scroll down to get...

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Graphic Designer Jon Ezell Takes Us To Work At Billabong
Jan24

Graphic Designer Jon Ezell Takes Us To Work At Billabong

FIDM Graphic Design Grad Jon Ezell works at Billabong USA as a Senior User Experience Designer. He works on apps, websites and even in-store touchscreen experiences. We were fortunate enough to have him takeover FIDM’s Instagram Stories. Come along with us as he takes us through a day in his professional life at Billabong USA. First on the agenda is designing (and redesigning) the Billabong app for maximum efficiency and...

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Graphic Design Inspiration: 8 Fresh Portfolios From FIDM Grads
Dec22

Graphic Design Inspiration: 8 Fresh Portfolios From FIDM Grads

  Fall quarter has reached its end, which means new creative portfolios from FIDM Graphic Design Graduates are here! Within each designer’s work contains the essential skills learned within the FIDM Graphic Design program including digital imaging, photography and branding. With their new knowledge, these grads will take it with them onto their desired industry. Scroll down to see their portfolios, filled with...

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