With Super Bowl Sunday approaching this weekend, it’s no wonder that athletic-inspired apparel graphics are catching our attention this week for Tuesday’s Trend Watch. From streetwear brands to men’s casual wear labels, design elements that hint at traditional sports uniforms are dominant. Leading fashion trend forecasting and analysis service WGSN cites “super-minimal typography and bold numbers” in
Four Vintage-Inspired Super Bowl Sunday Graphic Designs: Typographic Posters, Unique Tailgate Invites & More
With less than a week until Super Bowl Sunday, there’s plenty of football-related visual inspiration for graphic designers and digital media artists everywhere we look. As much as we love the slick on-screen animations and motion graphics that dominate the visual landscape of Super Bowl Sunday, these vintage-inspired graphic design pieces caught our attention for their unique,
When it comes to Valentine’s Day for the digital media or graphic design enthusiast in your life, forget the flowers. We’ve rounded up some design-y gear worthy of typography lovers and aspiring film makers’ approval. From TypographyShop.com‘s wide selection of typophile-splashed apparel graphics, to Society6.com‘s offering of throw pillows, prints and iPhone accessories splashed with
Know Your Roots: The Arts & Crafts Movement as told by FIDM Graphic Design Student (and Former Stylist) Athena Saridakis
FIDM Graphic Design Student Athena Saridakis appreciates the relevance of historical art movements in modern day graphic design.
“Designers today use various words, symbols, and images to create a visual representation of ideas or concepts, just like many earlier civilizations did to communicate their beliefs and express ideas,” she says.
Like other students earning their Graphic Design degree at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Saridakis studies various art movements through courses like Survey of Western Art and History of Design, exploring the history of the arts, architecture, interiors, textiles, graphic design and more. Read more here.
VH1 is kicking off the new year with a much needed update to their logo, stripping the colors away from its former 10-year-old mark and replacing it with a modern monochrome icon. Designed by New York-based graphic design firm Gretel and announced on VH1′s Blog and the channel’s social media outlets, the new logo incorporates a
We’ve come to expect consistent high-fashion and packaging trend reports from Stylesight, but every once in a while the fashion forecast and trend analysis company releases some great urban street style reports, like their most recent trend forecast Brand Watch: Graphic Tees S/S 13. Highlighting some of the most “impactful graphic T-shirt collections on the market for Spring/Summer
Students earning their Graphic Design degree from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising have the choice of specializing in either Branding or Entertainment graphics. Both programs prepare students for careers in Graphic Design within the apparel and entertainment industries and emphasize fundamentals such as sequential design and conceptual thinking. The Graphic Design/Entertainment portfolios reflect FIDM Students’ strong
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
FIDM Portfolio Week: Get Inspired by Fine Type and Illustrative Logos in Tara Rumore’s Graphic Design/Branding Book
We love perusing the new portfolios developed by recent Graphic Design grads at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising to scope out new graphic design trends and get inspired by the work of young, up-and-coming talent. A close look at the Graphic Design/Branding portfolio by Tara Rumore reveals her attention to detail and passion for