In case you missed it: Check out Mortarboards from FIDM’s 2010 Graduation Ceremony

One of the best part about the annual Graduation Ceremony at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising is to see all of the creative ways in which graduating students transform their traditional graduation gowns and mortarboard hats into works of art. If you haven’t already seen examples of how graduating students flaunt their individual styles on this special occasion, check out the poster above, designed by Director of Graphic Design, Stephen Reaves to honor various styles seen at the 2010 Graduation Ceremony (and click here to download a PDF copy).

Our personal favorite? The one designed by Graphic Design Alumnus Brian Valdez, pictured below:

To see more mortar boards, please visit our Flickr account (click here).

Other stories you might have missed featuring graduates from FIDM’s Graphic Design or Digital Media Departments:

FIDM Congratulates 2010 Graphic Design Grad Angelique Felice Carrisal

FIDM Graduation was held this past Saturday, June 19 at the Staples Center. It was a thrilling day for all. In the midst of the excitement, we caught up with some families who shared some inspiring stories about their FIDM Grads.

Angelique Felice Carrisal graduated with a degree in Graphic Design. Her mother, Dee Dee Bailey, said she knew Angelique was headed for a creative career back when Angelique was in high school taking college level courses in photography. “She wasn’t old enough to get into the courses so we had to go with her. She did really good work and the professors were very proud of her. Read more of this article here…

FIDM Congratulates 2010 Graphic Design Twin Grads Jasmine and Jolisa Wilfong
Sisters Jasmine and Jolisa Wilfong just graduated with Graphic Design degrees. Not only do they finish each other’s sentences, but their career paths are in tune with each other, too! Jolisa said, “We both want to work for the action sports industry and then eventually open up our own marketing firm together.” Read more of this article here…

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Author: Mani O'Brien

Mani O’Brien is the Online Editor for the FIDMDigitalArts Blog and the Social Media Marketing Manager for FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. She earned her bachelor of arts degree in print journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communications at Arizona State University in 2006, and Associate of Arts degree in Graphic Design (Professional Designation) at FIDM in 2010. When she’s not brainstorming social media marketing ideas or writing about the graphic design and digital media, she enjoys practicing yoga, reading magazines, and hanging out with friends and family in Los Angeles.

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