Design Gear for a Good Cause: “Design vs Cancer” Founded by FIDM Graphic Design Alumnus
Oct08

Design Gear for a Good Cause: “Design vs Cancer” Founded by FIDM Graphic Design Alumnus

Published on October 8, 2013 FIDM Graphic Design Alumnus Peter Deltondo is corralling top-notch graphic designers together to fight cancer in a new business Design vs Cancer which will provide assistance to families and individuals battling cancer funded by the sale of premium designer T-shirts and other goods, he says. After his mother was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year, Deltondo was compelled to start a...

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FIDM/SF Alumna, Kim Vu, is an Associate Graphic Designer  for Old Navy’s Baby Division
May17

FIDM/SF Alumna, Kim Vu, is an Associate Graphic Designer for Old Navy’s Baby Division

During the past six months FIDM Graphic Design Alumna, Kim Vu, has been designing graphics for infant apparel as an associate graphic designer for the Baby Division of leading retailer, Old Navy. Even while earning her graphic design degree at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Vu’s work reflected an illustrative, whimsical aesthetic appropriate for the infant apparel graphics market (as demonstrated in her...

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Top Employers Share Job Interviewing Faux Pas at FIDM’s Career Center Event, Industry Expo
May15

Top Employers Share Job Interviewing Faux Pas at FIDM’s Career Center Event, Industry Expo

FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising hosted hiring managers from major brands like BCBG, Guess?, Juicy Couture, Quiksilver, Volcom and many more during its annual Industry Expo event at its Los Angeles and San Francisco campuses last week. Hosted by the FIDM Career Center, the event provides a casual setting at which FIDM Students and Alumni may ask career-related questions and network with top employers. We took the...

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Alumni Spotlight: FIDM Graphic Design Alumna Bianca Lowkeen is a Fashion Photographer
Feb06

Alumni Spotlight: FIDM Graphic Design Alumna Bianca Lowkeen is a Fashion Photographer

Photographer and graphic designer Bianca Lowkeen has been a busy freelancer since graduating with a Graphic Design degree from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. Since graduating in June 2009, Lowkeen has worked as a graphic designer for nonprofit organization What a Pair; as a photo assistant, retoucher and photo shoot project manager for leading action sports brand Volcom; and as a digital painter and retoucher...

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FIDM’s Career Center Launches a Slick, User-Friendly “Career Network” Site for Job-Seeking Students & Alumni
Jan24

FIDM’s Career Center Launches a Slick, User-Friendly “Career Network” Site for Job-Seeking Students & Alumni

The Career Center at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising kicked off a fresh new site for job-seeking FIDM Students and Alumni this week dubbed the “Career Network.” The dynamic, user-friendly site includes an improved job search function, along with the ability for FIDM Students and Alumni to create a professional profile and portfolio, schedule appointments with FIDM Career Advisors and RSVP to Career...

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Graphic Design Alumna is Designer for Urban Lifestyle Label “Crooks and Castles” & Designer  of her own Streetwear Label IN//BEINHABITED
Nov21

Graphic Design Alumna is Designer for Urban Lifestyle Label “Crooks and Castles” & Designer  of her own Streetwear Label IN//BEINHABITED

It’s been less than six months since Bana Bongolan earned her Graphic Design/Branding degree from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising and already she’s engrossed in the streetwear apparel graphics industry as product designer for a major label, and also as an entrepreneur. Prior to graduating, Bongolan had already been hired as a product development assistant and graphic designer for the popular urban lifestyle...

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FIDM Graphic Design Alumna Owns Hollywood Art Gallery, “PROJECT Gallery + Espresso”
Sep13

FIDM Graphic Design Alumna Owns Hollywood Art Gallery, “PROJECT Gallery + Espresso”

FIDM Graphic Design Alumna Sarah Gough is the owner of a Hollywood art gallery opening later this month PROJECT Gallery + Espresso. Promising fine art, culture, and caffeine, PROJECT Gallery + Espresso will house ongoing art exhibitions and an espresso bar, says Gough, which is a unique concept to the art industry. “There are lots of cafés with art on the wall, but no full-blown art galleries that just so happen to have an amazing...

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The Top 10 Count Down of Everything You Need to Know about Graphic Design
Aug16

The Top 10 Count Down of Everything You Need to Know about Graphic Design

At a leading graphic design college like FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, students realize how they are surrounded by graphic design on a daily basis in the form of logos, advertisements, street signs, magazines, websites, Smartphone apps, packaging, brochures, posters, billboards, T-shirts, and restaurant menus to cite a few examples. Graphic design encompasses a vast array of mediums that we are exposed to every...

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