Q&A with FIDM Graphic Design Alumna Anne Tran, Visual Graphic Designer at Forever 21
Nov05

Q&A with FIDM Graphic Design Alumna Anne Tran, Visual Graphic Designer at Forever 21

By Johnae McDonald Graphic Design Alumna Anne Tran graduated from the FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising program in Winter 2012, and has hit the ground running ever since. Currently a visual graphic designer for Forever 21, she gave us a little insight on what she does on a day-to-day basis, and offered some great advice to aspiring graphic designers. (FIDMDigitalArts.com) What does your job entail on a daily basis?...

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FIDM Digital Media Grad Promoted to President of Television & Gaming at Leading Global Entertainment Marketing Agency CREATE
Oct23

FIDM Digital Media Grad Promoted to President of Television & Gaming at Leading Global Entertainment Marketing Agency CREATE

FIDM Digital Media Alumnus Jonathan Gitlin has been promoted to the President of Television and Gaming at Create Advertising Group, an award-winning entertainment marketing agency recognized for its work developing film trailers, television spots and other audio visual material used in entertainment marketing. The company has worked with almost every major studio on high-profile campaigns for some of the most successful worldwide...

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Graphic Design Trends 2014-2015: Edgy, Flashy Temporary Tattoos are on the Rise
Oct21

Graphic Design Trends 2014-2015: Edgy, Flashy Temporary Tattoos are on the Rise

A whole new career opportunity has opened up for graphic designers in the area of temporary tattoos thanks to brands like Tattify, Tattly and Flash Tattoos that are ramping up the noncommittal body art market. Above: 1 Various temporary tattoos by Tattly // 2 Top-selling “Twin Rose” tattoo by Tattify designed by Ien Levine // 3 “Child of Wild” temporary tattoos by Flash Tattoos // 4 “Fly” tattoo by...

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Industry Collab: FIDM Graphic Design Student Designs Ingrid Nilsen-Inspired “YES TO” Beauty Packaging Sold in 20k+ Stores
Oct14

Industry Collab: FIDM Graphic Design Student Designs Ingrid Nilsen-Inspired “YES TO” Beauty Packaging Sold in 20k+ Stores

FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising’s Graphic Design students had the amazing opportunity to collaborate with the international beauty brand YES TO, Inc., on a packaging design project.  In partnership with beauty vlogger Ingrid Nilsen (missglamorazzi), FIDM and YES TO developed a design for a special, limited-edition rollout of the company’s best-selling beauty wipes. The product hits the shelves in more...

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Browse Inspiring Graphic Design Portfolios from FIDM’s 2014 Summer Quarter
Sep22

Browse Inspiring Graphic Design Portfolios from FIDM’s 2014 Summer Quarter

With the close of another great quarter at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, we are ready to start the first day of fall off right by sharing some inspiring new Graphic Design portfolios by recent FIDM Graphic Design graduates. 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....

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Featured Event: See FIDM Grad Danny Osterman’s First Solo Art Exhibition at Hollywood Art Gallery, PROJECT
Sep17

Featured Event: See FIDM Grad Danny Osterman’s First Solo Art Exhibition at Hollywood Art Gallery, PROJECT

FIDM Graphic Design Alumnus Danny Osterman is being featured at his first solo art show on September 27 at PROJECT Gallery in Hollywood. In addition to his full-time job as a graphic designer for snowboard/skater headgear company NEFF, Osterman also actively explores his interest in fine art– a fusion of pop, graffiti, tattoo and digital-inspired work– under his pseudonym, Noiseyone. “My art is a fusion of anything and...

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FIDM Grad and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Title Designer Justin Hamilton Talks VFX and Design
Sep10

FIDM Grad and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Title Designer Justin Hamilton Talks VFX and Design

Located in Culver City, CA, Greenhaus GFX is a boutique motion design and VFX studio catering to the film and television industries that also employs FIDM Digital Media Alumni Kyle Brosius (Art Director), Kyle Thorsen (Lead Designer/New Media), Justin Hamilton (Lead VFX Designer) and Ryan Sommerville (Freelance Motion Graphics Designer). Headed by Founder, President, and Executive Creative Director Helen Greene, Greenhaus GFX offers a...

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FIDM Grads Art Direct and Design “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” End Title Sequence
Aug29

FIDM Grads Art Direct and Design “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” End Title Sequence

Award-winning motion design and VFX boutique Greenhaus GFX released its latest project, the end title sequence for Jonathan Liebesman’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”. The sequence has a beautifully simplistic comic book illustration style that focuses heavily on dark outlines and watercolor-like seamless transitions. The project also features a bit of live action humor to keep the audience engaged which is a nice...

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