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FIDM Digital Arts Launches Monthly Desktop Wallpaper Design Challenge: Are You In?

When is the last time you designed something simply for the fun of it? In order to keep a roof over your head and bread on your table, it’s easy to get sucked into client work day after day where creativity is somewhat restricted. It’s important for creatives to express ourselves freely while still exercising our ability to design. Throw design restrictions out the window, have fun,...

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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...

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Excellent Digital & Print Graphics for ‘The Simpsons’ FXX Launch

Above: Montage to promote “The Simpsons” on FXX by LA-based studio Roger. If you live in LA, chances are you’ve spotted the colorful fine art-inspired outdoor advertisements splashed with iconic elements from Matt Groening’s The Simpsons  accompanied by the tagline #EverySimpsonsEver. From billboards to bus wraps, the outdoor ad series promotes what the New York Times...

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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,...

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Motion Graphics Monday: Silky Smooth & Visually Stunning Motion Graphics Work by FutureDeluxe

For some creatives the hardest part of the week is getting their creative juices flowing early Monday morning. Removing the mental state of paralysis that follows a relaxing weekend is no easy feat but should be embraced by all for the sake of productivity. One suggestion we have for battling this vice is giving your creative battery a jumpstart through various forms of inspiration. For example...

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Catch FIDM Graphic Design Instructor’s Art on a Billboard off the California Interstate 15 Highway

Fine artist and FIDM Graphic Design Instructor Bill Fogg has created a new art installation, the Billboard Gallery, currently on display from September 10 through October 8 on a 10 x 40 foot sign along the Interstate 15 Highway near Barstow, California. Fogg is perhaps known for his illustrative portrait work (see more in a previous blog post here), but the Billboard Gallery features a different...

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5 Portfolio Tips From FIDM’s Director of Graphic Design Steve Reaves

A portfolio is essential for all designers. Gathering your strongest work and displaying it in a cohesive manner is no easy feat. The various techniques and philosophies behind curating a strong portfolio is constantly being debated in the design community as there is no concrete, end-all-right-way to do so. One of the best ways to build a portfolio you are confident with is to listen to opinions...

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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...

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Excellent Digital & Print Graphics for ‘The Simpsons’ FXX Launch

Above: Montage to promote “The Simpsons” on FXX by LA-based studio Roger. If you live in LA, chances are you’ve spotted the colorful fine art-inspired outdoor advertisements splashed with iconic elements from Matt Groening’s The Simpsons  accompanied by the tagline #EverySimpsonsEver. From billboards to bus wraps, the outdoor ad series promotes what the New York Times...

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Motion Graphics Monday: Silky Smooth & Visually Stunning Motion Graphics Work by FutureDeluxe

For some creatives the hardest part of the week is getting their creative juices flowing early Monday morning. Removing the mental state of paralysis that follows a relaxing weekend is no easy feat but should be embraced by all for the sake of productivity. One suggestion we have for battling this vice is giving your creative battery a jumpstart through various forms of inspiration. For example...

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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...

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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...

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Excellent Digital & Print Graphics for ‘The Simpsons’ FXX Launch

Above: Montage to promote “The Simpsons” on FXX by LA-based studio Roger. If you live in LA, chances are you’ve spotted the colorful fine art-inspired outdoor advertisements splashed with iconic elements from Matt Groening’s The Simpsons  accompanied by the tagline #EverySimpsonsEver. From billboards to bus wraps, the outdoor ad series promotes what the New York Times...

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ICON: 50 Stunning New Works by DKNG Studios Inspired by Pop Culture

Every great film has one. A signature which can represent the entire movie in one image that also stands the test of time. Dan Kuhlken and Nathan Goldman of DKNG Studios have harnessed these visual identities into a carefully crafted body of 50 new designs called “ICON”, their first ever solo show held which opened on June 14 in Los Angeles at Gallery 1988...

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FIDM Digital Arts Launches Monthly Desktop Wallpaper Design Challenge: Are You In?

When is the last time you designed something simply for the fun of it? In order to keep a roof over your head and bread on your table, it’s easy to get sucked into client work day after day where creativity is somewhat restricted. It’s important for creatives to express ourselves freely while still exercising our ability to design. Throw design restrictions out the window, have fun,...

Read More

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...

Read More

Excellent Digital & Print Graphics for ‘The Simpsons’ FXX Launch

Above: Montage to promote “The Simpsons” on FXX by LA-based studio Roger. If you live in LA, chances are you’ve spotted the colorful fine art-inspired outdoor advertisements splashed with iconic elements from Matt Groening’s The Simpsons  accompanied by the tagline #EverySimpsonsEver. From billboards to bus wraps, the outdoor ad series promotes what the New York Times...

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