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Recovering the Classics: 8 Book Covers Re-Imagined

Recovering the Classics  is a part of a new initiative announced by the White House partnering with the New York Public Library and the Digital Public Library of America to re-imagine and create new covers of books we all know and love. This collaboration will distribute these newly covered books to schools and libraries across the country. Recovering the Classics is dedicated to...

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17 Pop Art Inspired Window Displays Designed by FIDM Visual Communication Students

Have you ever walked by a window display that physically stopped you in your tracks? Wether it’s the holiday season at Macy’s or the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, a well designed window display can create emotional impact for the viewer and hopefully influence their actions or decisions in some way. So who are the master minds behind creating such visually...

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The Extraordinary 2016 Oscar Nominated Films for Cinematography

Cinematography is defined as “the art of making motion pictures.”  The 2016 Academy Award nominated films Mad Max:Fury Road, The Revenant, The Hateful Eight, Carol, and Sicario, are all unique in the fact that they bring a wave of emotion, authenticity, exquisite detail, and are as masterful as any work of art that exists on a wall of a museum. That all being said, here is a deeper...

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2016 Color Trends: Spring Brings Calm Hues (Downloads)

To pinpoint the hot color trends for spring 2016, we looked to leading trend forecast company WGSN, as well as Pantone–the world’s authority on color trends– to research which colors would dominate our fashion, interior and graphic design this fall. “Colors this season transport us to a happier, sunnier place where we feel free to express a wittier version of our real...

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Graphic Design Inspiration: 9 New Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads

With the close of another great quarter here at FIDM, we have many inspiring new Graphic Design portfolios by recent graduates to share with you. 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. Whether you’re looking for design inspiration, new creative...

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Motion Graphics Monday: TANROH Fashion Film by MUSHI

The luxury fashion industry lends itself to great subject matter for highly visual and compelling digital media, as demonstrated by this by new women’s contemporary label TANROH. We were pleased to discover that one of our own graduates of FIDM was involved in the TANROH Film by MUSHI shown above, created in collaboration with Eurasian video artist MUSHI and Japanese audio/visual...

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Featured Event: See Artwork by FIDM Instructor Graham Moore at co-LAb gallery’s New Exhibition

FIDM Instructor Graham Moore will be one in fifteen artists featured in the coLAb gallery’s brand new exhibition, “Undertones.” Moore has been an instructor at FIDM for over five years. He originally taught classes in our Graphic Design program, but currently teaches a range of Visual Communications courses. These include Computer Rendering, Computer Graphics, Layout & Design, and...

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Subscribe to Go Media’s Arsenal Resource Library to Benefit FIDM Grad’s “Design vs. Cancer” this Month

We’ve told you about FIDM Alumnus Peter Deltondo’s do-good organization Design vs. Cancer before, and this month, he is joining forces with Cleveland creative agency Go Media to raise funds for families of individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer, and funds for cancer research. For the month of November, 100 percent of the $15 monthly fee for Go Media’s...

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The Extraordinary 2016 Oscar Nominated Films for Cinematography

Cinematography is defined as “the art of making motion pictures.”  The 2016 Academy Award nominated films Mad Max:Fury Road, The Revenant, The Hateful Eight, Carol, and Sicario, are all unique in the fact that they bring a wave of emotion, authenticity, exquisite detail, and are as masterful as any work of art that exists on a wall of a museum. That all being said, here is a deeper...

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Motion Graphics Monday: TANROH Fashion Film by MUSHI

The luxury fashion industry lends itself to great subject matter for highly visual and compelling digital media, as demonstrated by this by new women’s contemporary label TANROH. We were pleased to discover that one of our own graduates of FIDM was involved in the TANROH Film by MUSHI shown above, created in collaboration with Eurasian video artist MUSHI and Japanese audio/visual...

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What’s New in Fonts: 6 Fresh New Fonts to Download from October 2015

Whether you are an aspiring motion graphic artist, editor, graphic designer, or web designer, keeping an eye out for new fonts is essential to keeping your design aesthetic fresh. Who knows, you might discover a new font that is a perfect fit for an upcoming project. Every month we explore the web and share with you a few favorite fonts we discovered along the way. Ed’s Market ...

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Graphic Design Inspiration: 9 New Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads

With the close of another great quarter here at FIDM, we have many inspiring new Graphic Design portfolios by recent graduates to share with you. 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. Whether you’re looking for design inspiration, new creative...

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Design Inspiration: 9 Fresh Graphic Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads

With the close of another great quarter here at FIDM, we have many inspiring new Graphic Design portfolios by recent graduates to share with you. 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. Whether you’re looking for design inspiration, new creative...

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Catching Up with Grammy Award-Winning Art Director and FIDM Instructor Kevin Reagan

Three-time Grammy Award-winning art director Kevin Reagan has shaped the images of prolific musical artists for the past 25 years, designing album packaging for Madonna, Dixie Chicks, Beck, Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Foo Fighters, B.B. King, Enrique Iglesias, Henry Rollins, Nelly Furtado, Sheryl Crow, The Who, Tupac Shakur (to name a few), and most recently, James Taylor. The FIDM Digital Arts team...

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Recovering the Classics: 8 Book Covers Re-Imagined

Recovering the Classics  is a part of a new initiative announced by the White House partnering with the New York Public Library and the Digital Public Library of America to re-imagine and create new covers of books we all know and love. This collaboration will distribute these newly covered books to schools and libraries across the country. Recovering the Classics is dedicated to...

Read More

2016 Color Trends: Spring Brings Calm Hues (Downloads)

To pinpoint the hot color trends for spring 2016, we looked to leading trend forecast company WGSN, as well as Pantone–the world’s authority on color trends– to research which colors would dominate our fashion, interior and graphic design this fall. “Colors this season transport us to a happier, sunnier place where we feel free to express a wittier version of our real...

Read More

Graphic Design Inspiration: 9 New Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads

With the close of another great quarter here at FIDM, we have many inspiring new Graphic Design portfolios by recent graduates to share with you. 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. Whether you’re looking for design inspiration, new creative...

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