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FIDM Grad Tamara Houghten Opens Stationery and Gift Card Shop in Echo Park CA

In the Graphic Design program at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Merchandising students learn the ins and outs of logo design and brand development, often using pictures found online to bring their vision to life. In just six short months after graduating from the program, Tamara Houghten is bringing her vision to the real world by opening Shout and About, a stationery and gift card shop located in...

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FIDM Grad Jamie Long Discusses Landing a Career Prior to Graduating College

Students at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising may have earned their degree at different times throughout the 2014-2015 school year, but on a special day in June, grads reunite with the rest of their classmates to celebrate their hard work at FIDM’s Graduation Ceremony. For most college students, graduation represents the fact that school is finally over and inevitably,...

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Design Inspiration: 12 Fresh Graphic Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads

With the close of another great quarter here at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, we have many inspiring new Graphic Design portfolios by recent FIDM Graphic Design 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...

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E3 Trailer Battle: Watch & Vote for Your Favorite Video Game Trailers of 2015

The FIDM Digital Arts team was fortunate enough to attend this year’s E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) video game convention in downtown Los Angeles- an annual tradition for us. If there is one thing we have learned from attending this event year after year, it is the fact that the video game industry knows how to cut an impressive trailer! Whether video game trailers are short, long, CG,...

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Congrats FIDM Class of 2015! Meet the Graphic Design and Digital Media Student of the Year Award Nominees

With FIDM’s Graduation ceremony less than two weeks away, students earning their Graphic Design degree or Digital Media degree are working hard perfecting their final reels and portfolios. Every year, one student from each major at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising is recognized during their graduation ceremony for their achievement with outstanding Student of the Year...

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What’s New in Fonts: 7 of Our Favorite New Fonts Released in May 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. Our favorite font from...

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Artists & Designers: Create a Snapchat Geofilter for FIDM College

If you are a Snapchat enthusiast you have noticed the innovative addition of Geofilters, a fun way to share where you are using visually pleasing overlays that are are specific to neighborhoods and special locations. Artists and designers from around the world are encouraged to use Snapchat’s Geofilter creation tool to bring a one-of-a-kind style to the Snapchat community. Simply...

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20 Stunning Fictional Magazine Covers You Will Want to Pickup and Read Designed By FIDM Graphic Design Students

Many of the students enrolled in the Graphic Design program at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising look forward to one class in particular: Publication Design. Combining many of the skills the students have developed in previous classes, from composition and conceptual development they’ve learned in 2D Design, to photography, typography and art direction, FIDM Publication...

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E3 Trailer Battle: Watch & Vote for Your Favorite Video Game Trailers of 2015

The FIDM Digital Arts team was fortunate enough to attend this year’s E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) video game convention in downtown Los Angeles- an annual tradition for us. If there is one thing we have learned from attending this event year after year, it is the fact that the video game industry knows how to cut an impressive trailer! Whether video game trailers are short, long, CG,...

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Congrats FIDM Class of 2015! Meet the Graphic Design and Digital Media Student of the Year Award Nominees

With FIDM’s Graduation ceremony less than two weeks away, students earning their Graphic Design degree or Digital Media degree are working hard perfecting their final reels and portfolios. Every year, one student from each major at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising is recognized during their graduation ceremony for their achievement with outstanding Student of the Year...

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Motion Graphics Monday: Hilariously Well Executed Animation of Bear Playing Bass Guitar Solo

For some creatives, the hardest part of the week is getting the creative juices flowing, especially after a long, relaxing weekend. One suggestion we have when you’re not feeling at the top of your creative game is to give your brain a jumpstart through various forms of inspiration. If you are a regular reader of the blog you know how much we love well-executed motion graphics and today is...

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Design Inspiration: 12 Fresh Graphic Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads

With the close of another great quarter here at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, we have many inspiring new Graphic Design portfolios by recent FIDM Graphic Design 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...

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Inside Entertainment Design: Q&A with Art Director Rafael Van Winkel

The importance of entertainment design has always been a big focus here at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. Understanding the components and techniques of a successful entertainment campaign is crucial for any designer entering the industry, especially in California. At first glance it’s easy to think that entertainment design is all about designing movie posters and...

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Design Inspiration: 14 Fresh Graphic Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads

With the close of another great quarter here at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, we have many inspiring new Graphic Design portfolios by recent FIDM Graphic Design 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...

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FIDM Grad Tamara Houghten Opens Stationery and Gift Card Shop in Echo Park CA

In the Graphic Design program at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Merchandising students learn the ins and outs of logo design and brand development, often using pictures found online to bring their vision to life. In just six short months after graduating from the program, Tamara Houghten is bringing her vision to the real world by opening Shout and About, a stationery and gift card shop located in...

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FIDM Grad Jamie Long Discusses Landing a Career Prior to Graduating College

Students at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising may have earned their degree at different times throughout the 2014-2015 school year, but on a special day in June, grads reunite with the rest of their classmates to celebrate their hard work at FIDM’s Graduation Ceremony. For most college students, graduation represents the fact that school is finally over and inevitably,...

Read More

Design Inspiration: 12 Fresh Graphic Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads

With the close of another great quarter here at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, we have many inspiring new Graphic Design portfolios by recent FIDM Graphic Design 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...

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