Archive for June, 2009

Print Designer Vs. Web Designer Debate

Having started off designing as a print designer and later venturing off into the world of web design I can honestly say that I have always been a print designer (and logo designer) at heart – less limitations, the rewarding feeling of holding your own design, seeing your logo implemented on various collateral… and the [...]

Sweet Tweets: Design Resources of the Week #6

Sweet Tweets is a weekend feature to The Design Cubicle highlighting some of my favorite, and other Twitterer’s design-related links discovered via Twitter throughout the work week. Week of 6-22-09: Increase Your Freelancing Income by Narrowing Your Focus “Instead of telling you to do as much as you can for as much as you can [...]

Consumer Responses To Good Package Design

Recently while at the grocery store I started to take notice of how the majority of organic food packaging is beautifully designed. The bold graphics, stylish text and use of organic materials to package the products really catches the eye – all wonderful! This type of packing really makes you want to pick up the product, [...]

Sweet Tweets: Design Resources of the Week #5

Sweet Tweets is a weekend feature to The Design Cubicle highlighting some of my favorite, and other Twitterer’s design-related links discovered via Twitter throughout the work week. Week of 6-15-09: Huge Collection of T-Shirt Design Mockup Templates “Templates are a handy resource for any apparel designer to mockup your awesome tee design and show it [...]

Collection of Inspirational Website Design Collections

Over the past several months and last year many other blogs have compiled their list of web design inspiration – so in case you missed them here is the Motherload Collection organized into categories for your convenience! Business Inspirational Collections 21 Simple But Impressive Corporate Websites of Top Brands 30 Most Inspiring Business Websites 30 [...]

Typography Books To Help You Learn Typography

Ahhh Typography – it’s a beautiful thing! From the flow and arrangement of type on a page to the mesmerizing curves of ampersands, typography is hands down my favorite element of graphic design, and if handled with care can really make or break a design. I find, and I’m sure many would agree, typography is [...]

Brian Hoff
About Brian Hoff: Designer, Writer and Speaker

I’m a graphic designer living in Brooklyn, New York who loves creating compelling and useful websites and memorable interactions across the web. When I’m not designing I can be found writing, speaking and occasionally part-time teaching at colleges — all on the subject of design. I started this blog to share my passion and experiences with designers and clients. I'm most active on Twitter; say hello:


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