FIDMDigitalArts.com first spoke with art director and founder of the Los Angeles-based eponymous Marc Friedland Couture Communications about the future of graphic design in 2011. At the time, Marc Friedland had become the first graphic designer ever charged with the exciting task of customizing the Academy Award® winners’ envelopes. Today, Friedland’s role with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has extended beyond the winners’ envelopes to include a complete wardrobe of social communications, as well as the Oscar Collection by Marc Friedland exclusively for Evite Postmark, and some fun Oscars Red Carpet Bingo Cards available for free download. Read more on the FIDMDigitalArts Blog here.
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With the opening of the 21st Annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design at FIDM Museum & Galleries featuring all of the Academy Award® nominated costumes, we can’t help but be excited for Hollywood’s biggest night of the year happening this weekend.
We've designed some free wallpaper downloads inspired by red carpet looks from last year’s Academy Awards ceremony, complimented by the Oscar Wilde quote that captures the spirit of our amazing student body, "one can never be overdressed or overeducated."
It’s pretty common for confectionary packaging to offer decadent designs as tasty as the treats they house, and we love the fair share of retro design pieces spotted at The International Sweets and Biscuits Fair (ISM) by leading fashion trend forecast and analysis company, Stylesight.
Grasphic Design Trend: Sweet Nostalgia
Above: 1 Willa’s Shortbread packaging designed by Anderson Design Group (image via The Dieline) // 2 Valentine’s Day chocolate wrapper by Love vs. Design (which is available to download for free here) // 3 Chacha confection packaging concepts by FIDM Graphic DesignAlumnus Jayson Cainguitan // 4 “Chocolates with Attitude” specialty chocolate gift packaging byBessermachen Design Studio // 5 Confectionary packaging by Mr. Stanley // Red Ganache Lovebugs specialty chocolates by John & Kira’s
Read about this graphic design trend and more on the FIDMDigitalArts Blog.