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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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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Recovering the Classics: 8 Book Covers Re-Imagined
Feb11

Recovering the Classics: 8 Book Covers Re-Imagined

Recovering the Classics  is a part of a new initiative announced by the White House partnering with the New York Public Library and the Digital Public Library of America to re-imagine and create new covers of books we all know and love. This collaboration will distribute these newly covered books to schools and libraries across the country. Recovering the Classics is dedicated to ensuring that classic novels have newly imagined...

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Graphic Design Inspiration: 9 New Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads
Dec30

Graphic Design Inspiration: 9 New 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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Ready, Set, Draw! Showcasing 5 Top-Tier Illustrators from Across the Globe
Sep02

Ready, Set, Draw! Showcasing 5 Top-Tier Illustrators from Across the Globe

Illustration might just be the most important part of life as a designer. It is the truest channel of expression for visual communication; a beast of an illustrator can shine like a fine artist, even if they are limited to the needs of a client or are subject to brand guidelines. Hours of practice then become a priceless addition to any project which is absolutely unique, and ultimately, more valuable. Reaching that point as a...

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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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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 Instructor’s Album Cover Art Exhibited at Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in Hollywood
Dec24

FIDM Instructor’s Album Cover Art Exhibited at Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in Hollywood

If you find yourself in the heart of Hollywood any time soon, be sure to look for FIDM Instructor Graham Moore’s artwork currently on display at Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf near the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street. The 40″ framed square digital print collages are pieces from Moore’s “Remix” collection– his exploration of classic vinyl album cover art. Like many of the instructors at FIDM/Fashion...

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