5 Portfolio Tips From FIDM’s Director of Graphic Design Steve Reaves
Sep11

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 from other designers that you respect....

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Portfolio Week: Recent Graphic Design/Branding Grad, Christian Alvarado, Demonstrates Strong Use of Typography and Geometric Shapes
Jun27

Portfolio Week: Recent Graphic Design/Branding Grad, Christian Alvarado, Demonstrates Strong Use of Typography and Geometric Shapes

A recent Graphic Design graduate of FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Christian Alvarado’s final portfolio demonstrates strong typography and publication skills in imagined digital magazine Mars; a strong sense of color and branding in his concepts for New Heights Branding Co.; and a strong use of geometric shapes in both his personal logo and CD package redesign for Death Cab For Cutie’s Plans album....

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Portfolio Week: Get Ready to be Inspired by the Next Generation of Graphic Designers from FIDM’s June 2013 Graduating Class
Jun24

Portfolio Week: Get Ready to be Inspired by the Next Generation of Graphic Designers from FIDM’s June 2013 Graduating Class

With the close of another quarter at FIDM, the FIDMDigitalArts Blog is showcasing new portfolios by FIDM Graphic Design/Branding and Graphic Design/Entertainment Graduates! Whether you’re looking for design inspiration, new creative talent, or you’re curious about what FIDM’s Graphic Design and Digital Media programs has to offer, check back during the next couple of weeks to get fresh design inspiration from new portfolios of...

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FIDM Graphic Design Student Association, The Red Dot, Hosts Portfolio Night Tonight at 6 p.m.
Jun06

FIDM Graphic Design Student Association, The Red Dot, Hosts Portfolio Night Tonight at 6 p.m.

“The Red Dot” student club, an AIGA design student association at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Los Angeles, invites all current students earning their graphic design degree to attend Portfolio Night TONIGHT, Thursday June 6 at 6:00 p.m. in room 519. The goal of portfolio night is for students to receive feedback on their work before they present it at the end of the quarter. It is also a way for...

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Get Inspired by Beautiful Minimalist Colors & Typography in FIDM Grad Bas Mercado’s Music Packaging & Magazine Designs
Apr10

Get Inspired by Beautiful Minimalist Colors & Typography in FIDM Grad Bas Mercado’s Music Packaging & Magazine Designs

It’s almost time to welcome another group of amazing students into the Graphic Design program at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising with the Spring Quarter starting this week. For your visual inspiration, check out the final graphic design portfolio of recent FIDM Graphic Design/Branding grad, Sebastian “Bas” Mercado below. We love the minimalist color palette, graphic elements and sans serif...

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Hush! Branding Concepts by FIDM Graphic Design Grad Caitlin Plewniak will have you Craving Cupcakes, Coffee and More
Mar28

Hush! Branding Concepts by FIDM Graphic Design Grad Caitlin Plewniak will have you Craving Cupcakes, Coffee and More

We love perusing the new portfolios developed by recent Graphic Design grads at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising to scope out new graphic design trends and get inspired by the work of young, up-and-coming talent. A close look at the Graphic Design/Branding portfolio by Caitlin Plewniak reveals her unique drawing style in illustrated DJ characters for her Graphics/Licensing project “Rinsa” and hand-drawn...

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Graphic Design Portfolio Week: FIDM Grad Andrew Kim Wows with Superb Logo and Branding Marketing Design Concepts
Mar27

Graphic Design Portfolio Week: FIDM Grad Andrew Kim Wows with Superb Logo and Branding Marketing Design Concepts

Andrew Kim’s enthusiasm for logo design and branding is apparent in his final portfolio which he presented last week after earning his graphic design degree at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. Kim aspires to be a creative director one day, and says the most rewarding part of his experience at FIDM was “meeting fellow students who were talented and passion about their craft.” We love Kim’s...

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Get Ready for Fresh Graphic Design Inspiration on FIDMDigitalArts during Winter Quarter Portfolio Week!
Mar18

Get Ready for Fresh Graphic Design Inspiration on FIDMDigitalArts during Winter Quarter Portfolio Week!

It’s the end of another quarter here at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, which means time for the FIDMDigitalArts Blog to showcase new portfolios by FIDM Graphic Design/Branding and Graphic Design/Entertainment graduates! Whether you’re looking for design inspiration, new creative talent, or if you’re curious about what FIDM’s Graphic Design and Digital Media programs have to offer, check back during the next...

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