Sweet Tweets: Design Resources of the Week #10

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 7-20-09:

High-quality Free Font: Neuforma Family
“Let me introduce to you my first font family which is called “Neuforma”. I’ve made 4 weights for this and created approximately 250 characters. 2 type are available: Open Type and True Type Font”

High-quality Free Font: Calluna Regular
Beautiful new serif available at MyFonts.com for free.

The Dieline’s Weekly Top 10 Package Designs
“This weeks latest top 10 package designs as recommended by our readers”

5 Tricks That Make You More Attractive To Clients
“Winning a new client generally isn’t as difficult as it seems. Prospects usually only have a few specific needs to be met, and if you can handle them you’ll generally be good to go. In some cases, it can take a little bit extra — and that’s where these tips can come in handy.”

30 Examples of Extreme Minimalism In Web Design
” I thought this week would be the time to share with everyone examples of extreme minimalism in web design, and how with minimal elements, when properly used, so much can be achieved.”

Sexy Web Design Guidebook
“An easy-to-follow guide that reveals the secrets of how to build your own breathtaking web interfaces from scratch.”

42 Online Magazines for Designers
“Art and design magazines are designers close companion. Not only it feeds us with latest trends and news in the design industry, it’s also a good source of inspiration, particularly useful for those who hit the design block frequently.”

69 Stunning Music Gig Posters
“What’s design without music? What’s music without design?” Here’s some beautiful indie poster designs for your inspiration.

Interesting Finds and Must-Sees

Movie on Logo Design From Start To Finish
“I recently completed a logo design for Mottsy – an innovative, online printing company. The client was really interested in the creative process and asked me to record my screen during the development of the logo. This time-lapsed movie is the result.”

Typographic Linocut of Paris
“I have been working on a city map series of Linocuts, This is the latest in the series. The carving took 2 months of daily work, and the design took 4 months”

Typopgrahic ‘Running Water’ Sink Sculpture

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  1. Preston Lee says:

    I also enjoyed 5 Tricks That Make You More Attractive To Clients. The question that Mason poses at the end is an interesting one as well.

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