“Looney Tunes” Re-designed in 3-D for a New Generation
Dec22

“Looney Tunes” Re-designed in 3-D for a New Generation

Warner Bros.’ has revamped the appearance of its classic Looney Tunes characters for a new generation. For those anticipating the launch of the new animated series the Looney Tunes Show, three animated shorts featuring Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner have been playing in movie theaters preceding films like Yogi Bear and Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore over the past few months. The most recent theatrical short,...

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The Latest Events from the AIGA/LA and AIGA/SF
Dec13

The Latest Events from the AIGA/LA and AIGA/SF

Stay in touch with the design industry through the AIGA (The Professional Association for Design). By attending events hosted by the AIGA, you not only get the opportunity to learn about your industry, but also to network and promote yourself as a design professional. Check out the latest events from the AIGA/Los Angeles and AIGA/San Francisco chapters below: StimuLatté 7:00 – 9:00 PM  /  14 Dec 2010 Harlem Place Cafe 124 West...

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Design*Sponge Offering $10,000 in Scholarship for Design Students (Deadline is Dec. 8)
Dec03

Design*Sponge Offering $10,000 in Scholarship for Design Students (Deadline is Dec. 8)

Looking for creative ways to pay for your design education? The 2010 Design*Sponge Scholarship is intended to assist art and design students in the pursuit of their creative endeavors through financial support. This year, thanks to Glos and Room & Board, Design*Sponge will be awarding $10,000 in financial awards, to be divided between four winners in amounts of: Undergraduate Student Awards: 1st Place ($2,500), 2nd Place ($1,500),...

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Video from Design Legend Stefan Sagmeister “Don’t Take Creativity for Granted”
Dec01

Video from Design Legend Stefan Sagmeister “Don’t Take Creativity for Granted”

Check out this video of graphic design visionary, Stefan Sagmeister speaking about the process behind some of his experimental “living” typographic design pieces that have appeared in ad campaigns over the past decade in the form of billboards in France and Portugal, an annual report in Japan, on German TV, Austrian magazines, a New York direct mailer, and an American poster campaign. Sagmeister shares personal stories...

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Student Spotlight: FIDM Digital Media Student Daniel Benhamo
Nov12

Student Spotlight: FIDM Digital Media Student Daniel Benhamo

Name: Daniel Benhamo Major: Digital Media Age: 18 Hometown: Los Angeles High School: Valley Torah, North Hollywood Dream Job: Cartoonist/Illustrator Favorite Website: Vimeo’s “Best AfterEffects” Channel From skateboarding to playing the guitar and practicing parkour (a form exercise also known as freestyle running), FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Student Daniel Benhamo has a wide range of interests similar to his...

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Featured Exhibition: Photographer William Eggleston at LACMA
Nov05

Featured Exhibition: Photographer William Eggleston at LACMA

By L. Jennings Do you love kitch?  Do you love vintage signage?  Do you love the fifties…at least in terms of style?  If you are a graphic designer you probably answered yes….yes, yes!  If so, do not miss the Willaim Eggleston: Democratic Camera exhibit at LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art).  Eggleston is a master of modern photography, capturing the mundane American suburban culture of the fifties with subdued...

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Featured Contest: “My Art, My City Student Filmmaking Contest”
Nov03

Featured Contest: “My Art, My City Student Filmmaking Contest”

Beginning November 1st, Glendale Arts, with the support of the Glendale Kiwanis Club, Sedna Solutions, and It Factory Media, is launching a video project geared toward Glendale and it’s neighboring community’s 16-24 year-olds. The project, “My Art, My City Student Filmmaking Contest,” asks students to create and promote the videos that seek to answer the question, “How does art define your community/city?” Students who live in...

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FIDM Digital Media Alumnus Chris Mumford Embraces Photography
Oct04

FIDM Digital Media Alumnus Chris Mumford Embraces Photography

Whether he’s filming movies or taking photographs, FIDM Alumnus Chris Mumford has an eye for capturing moments from behind a lens. As a graduate from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising’s Digital Media Program in December 2009, Chris is well-educated in the various aspects of film-making, from digital composition and motion graphics, to editing and sound design. And now, he’s utilizing some of those skills and...

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