Graphic Design

Go on a vision quest

You've been drawing, sketching, and doodling since you could hold a crayon. How do you channel your artistic skills to make the world a more interesting, better place? Graphic Design is a visual language, powering everything from eye-catching branded apparel and branding campaigns, to green product design and theatrical motion picture marketing. Show the world what you can do.

What Our Students Learn

In our program students learn the skills to:

  • Develop concepts and solutions for clients.
  • Communicate ideas visually and professionally present work.
  • Use appropriate technology to create graphics and typography.
  • Research, analyze, and apply marketing principles.

Why FIDM?

No other Graphic Design program has the same unique focus on the Fashion and Entertainment industries.

Instructors are working professionals with exciting careers and industry connections.

Students compete in the international student movie poster competition and Hollywood Reporter's Key Art Student Awards.

Industry execs from top advertising and marketing firms offer hands-on instruction and mentoring in the classroom.

Students learn how to concept, execute, and pitch ideas and leave the program having created a professional portfolio of their work.

Since graduating, I took the top design students in my class and started a small design firm made up of all FIDM Students." -- Matt Mau, Founder of Undefeated Creative.

A Closer Look

The Graphic Design Program prepares students for careers in Graphic Design within the apparel and entertainment industries. Students have the option of choosing Entertainment or Branding within the Graphic Design program.

The Graphic Design Branding Option stimulates creative expression in all aspects of print media, including logo development, corporate identity, product branding and licensing, packaging, collateral material, and graphics for apparel products to facilitate the creation of design.

The Graphic Design Entertainment Option studies the components and techniques of a successful entertainment campaign using extensive research to create and develop theatrical key art for the entertainment industry.

Both options emphasize problem-solving, effective communication, professionalism, and critical reasoning to strengthen the students' abilities to compete in this global industry.