Business of Fashion Interviews Magazine Art Director, Design Legend Fabien Baron
May06

Business of Fashion Interviews Magazine Art Director, Design Legend Fabien Baron

If you’re an aspiring magazine designer, whether it’s photography, graphic design or art direction sparks your interest,  chances are you’ve been influenced by the work of famous art director Fabien Baron if you’ve read the fashion glossies over the course of the past 20 years. Considered a modern-day icon whose design aesthetic has influenced the high fashion publishing industry at large, Baron has designed...

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Typography Tuesday: Dexter Ads Designed to Mimic Magazine Covers… Guess Them All
Dec13

Typography Tuesday: Dexter Ads Designed to Mimic Magazine Covers… Guess Them All

These Dexter ads are a few years old now, but demonstrate how typography can define the “personality” of a publication. These ads were created for Showtime’s Dexter series in 2008 to promote the premiere of its third season. Designed by Showtime’s internal creative team, Red Group, the ads ran in Details, Esquire, Interview, Los Angeles, The Los Angeles Times Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, Rolling...

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Angelenos! Don’t Miss the Free Screening of “Bill Cunningham New York” at the Getty Museum
Nov17

Angelenos! Don’t Miss the Free Screening of “Bill Cunningham New York” at the Getty Museum

Angeleno photographers, fashion elitists and designers of all sorts … don’t miss this film that will inspire your inner artist. On November 30, the Getty Museum is hosting a free screening of Bill Cunningham New York about the 80-something New York Times street fashion photographer. Iconic Vogue editor, Anna Wintour, has proclaimed, “we all get dressed for Bill” about the man who has captured candid shots of New...

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Student Spotlight: FIDM Graphic Design Student, Giselle Campos, Works in the Creative Department for a Magazine
Oct04

Student Spotlight: FIDM Graphic Design Student, Giselle Campos, Works in the Creative Department for a Magazine

Giselle Campos is applying her photography, art direction and design skills to her work as a current student in the Graphic Design program at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising and also as a creative at her employer, Really Great Magazine. Working in the creative department, Campos had the opportunity to art direct and photograph a fashion spread, for which FIDM Apparel Industry Management Student, Jason Shinn...

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Branding, Apparel Graphics and Publication Design by FIDM Graphic Design Grad, Eddie Garcia
Oct03

Branding, Apparel Graphics and Publication Design by FIDM Graphic Design Grad, Eddie Garcia

Check out the graphic design portfolio of Eddie Garcia, a recent graduate of FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. The portfolio demonstrates Garcia’s ability to translate his brand identity designs across all mediums, whether he is designing a sophisticated wine label brand, or an edgy skateboard apparel brand. Garcia, who graduated from the Graphic Design/Branding program in September, also worked part time as...

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From the FIDM Blog: Just Accepted Graphic Design Student Wants to Work for a Design Firm
Sep29

From the FIDM Blog: Just Accepted Graphic Design Student Wants to Work for a Design Firm

Just Accepted Graphic Design Student Crystal Chau is thrilled to be starting her college education at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising’s Orange County campus this fall. In her spare time, Chau writes poetry and practices Polynesian dance, and for now her focus is on FIDM. “I am an open-minded free spirit who is always looking for new inspiration. Overall, I am a person who is constantly involved in the...

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New Portfolio: Exquisite Typography, Logos and Branding by FIDM Graphic Design Grad, Jayson Cainguitan
Sep27

New Portfolio: Exquisite Typography, Logos and Branding by FIDM Graphic Design Grad, Jayson Cainguitan

It’s clear from his portfolio that minimalism and vintage typography-driven design have inspired Jayson Cainguitan, a recent graduate from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising’s Graphic Design/Branding program. The small design details make Cainguitan’s portfolio memorable, and his brand identity systems remarkably believable. Check out his illustrations, logos, packaging, branding, website and iPhone...

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New Portfolio: Key Art, Title Designs and More by FIDM Graphic/Entertainment Grad, Angelica Raquid
Sep26

New Portfolio: Key Art, Title Designs and More by FIDM Graphic/Entertainment Grad, Angelica Raquid

We’ve been posting some great portfolios by recent graduates from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising’s Graphic Design/Branding program the past couple weeks, but today we shift our focus to a top notch Graphic Design/Entertainment portfolio. Angelica Raquid graduated from FIDM in September after studying the components and techniques of a successful entertainment campaign to develop theatrical key art...

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