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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It’s Hot-As-Hell: Let’s Dive into Miami Swim Week
Aug09

It’s Hot-As-Hell: Let’s Dive into Miami Swim Week

WOW. It’s Hot-As-Hell. This sustainable swimwear, lingerie and beach lifestyle apparel brand, also known as HAH, is headed by Kelsey Farrar, Jilli Joffe and Rebecca Bunker. These talented ladies all graduated from the FIDM Merchandise Product Development program and take on important roles within the HAH family. Kelsey does HAH’s creative content and marketing, Jilli heads up public relations and Rebecca is a designer. The FIDM...

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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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Papering the Town: An Interview with Rich McCor of Paperboyo
Jul15

Papering the Town: An Interview with Rich McCor of Paperboyo

In a world filled with so many carbon copies, it is refreshing to see an artist bring something fresh to the scene. Rich McCor of @paperboyo Instagram fame burst onto the scene one year ago with his uniquely curated profile. This account is filled with paper cut-outs placed in strategic locations around the world. The FIDM Digital Arts team was fortunate enough to interview McCor in order to learn more about his ideas, inspirations,...

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FIDM Student Feature: Celebrity Footwear Designer Devlin Braswell
Apr15

FIDM Student Feature: Celebrity Footwear Designer Devlin Braswell

FIDM Merchandise Product Development Student Devlin Braswell, is a successful custom sneaker designer with a celebrity following. Devlin designed Cam Newton’s shoes for the Superbowl! To say the least, he is definitely on his way to becoming a household name. Recently, FIDM collaborated with Devlin for an Instagram takeover. He shared significant insight into his creative process, his future, and his advice for aspiring designers....

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Industry Insiders: Designers at Activision and Billabong Discuss UX and UI Design
Nov04

Industry Insiders: Designers at Activision and Billabong Discuss UX and UI Design

Due to the huge influx of companies focused on creating interfaces for multiple screen sizes in addition to providing interactive digital experiences for their consumers, the demand for designers with expertise in user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) is more prevalent than ever in today’s design industry. What exactly do UI and UX designers do? What kind of path does it take to become a professional in this industry?...

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Six Tips for Entertaining and Not Offending with Animated Videos
Mar04

Six Tips for Entertaining and Not Offending with Animated Videos

Editor’s Note: In this guest blog post by London-based production and animation studio Qudos Animations, founder Manroop Takhar and content writer Marianna Keen explore the pros and cons of animated videos for brands, including key dos and don’ts for developing content that engages your audience without offending. Their tips provide a global perspective on the use of animation as an advertising method for modern brands. The challenge...

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Industry Insiders: Freelance Graphic Designer Breanna Rose on the Future of Graphic Design
Feb24

Industry Insiders: Freelance Graphic Designer Breanna Rose on the Future of Graphic Design

In this column, FIDMDigitalArts.com asks leading graphic designers and filmmakers and other industry insiders to weigh in on what’s happening in their industry in 2014 and beyond. Graphic Design Industry Insider Q&A: Name: Breanna Rose Title(s): Art Director, Graphic Designer Your hometown: Minneapolis, MN. First-ever job: Piano teacher for beginners. First job in the industry: Contract designer for the Donovan Group. What music...

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