A recent Graphic Design graduate of FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Anthony Rodriguez’s final portfolio demonstrates strong typography and publication skills in imagined metropolitan magazine Central; a strong sense of color and branding in his concepts for Cafe Metro, Grand Guild nightclub and active sportswear brand Forth; and a clever sense of humor in the graphic
It’s the end of another quarter here at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, which means time for the FIDMDigitalArts Blog to showcase new portfolios by FIDM Graphic Design/Branding and Graphic Design/Entertainment graduates! Whether you’re looking for design inspiration, new creative talent, or if you’re curious about what FIDM’s Graphic Design and Digital Media programs have to offer, check back during the
If you’re an aspiring entertainment graphic designer like many students at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, there are two upcoming design contests focused on the music industry that might spark your interest. Grammy Award-winning ska band No Doubt is offering graphic designers the opportunity to design their logo with $3,000 up for grabs, and national
Typography Tuesday: Luca Barcellona’s Amazing Hand-Lettered Type Treatment for D&G, Carhartt and More
Luca Barcellona is a freelance graphic designer known best for his elaborate, hand-lettered calligraphy and typography based in Milan. On his site, (www.lucabarcellona.com), he explains his philosophy, which is to “make the manual skill of an ancient art [of] writing and the languages, and instruments of the digital era, coexist.” His clients include UK-based retailer
Get inspired by the graphic design portfolio of Trump Widdop, a recent graduate from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising’s Graphic Design/Branding program. From a brand identity systems for Scrypt Clothing and imagined street wear/sports wear brand No. 9, to hand-illustrated logos, packaging design, and T-Shirts featuring Widdop’s illustrated mechanical organs (my personal favorite), his
If you are a fan of surf and skate graphics, feast your eyes on the work of Matt W. Moore of MWM Graphics. Moore has developed everything from print ads, to environmental graphics to apparel graphics in his colorful, geometric style for labels like Ray Ban, Almond Surfboards and Gravis Footwear. His portfolio Website is
Check out this great jewelry designed by a Los-Angeles based graphic designer Jen Murse at Plastique, using my favorite and most commonly-used keyboard shortcut “command+Z,” and honoring the world’s most famous and commonly-used typeface: Helvetica.