Sweet Tweets: Design Resources of the Week #11

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 7-27-09:

World’s Top Ten Identity Firms
A forum discussion of some of the world’s best identity and branding firms. Good discussion and selections.

15 Resources for Setting Up an E-Commerce Site with WordPress
“Although its primary purpose is not e-commerce, there are a number of plugins and themes available that will allow you to use WordPress for your online store (some are free and some are premium).”

15 Freelancer Design and Development Creative Job Boards
“This article is created to help you – find your potential clients or exactly opposite – to find who can do jobs for you.”

20 Rules All Freelancers Should Follow
“we have put together a list of sort of rules to follow as a web freelancer, let us know which of these you follow and which ones you wish you knew before something bad happened.”

How to Make Your Web Design Stand out from the Crowd
“All web designers want their work to stand out from the crowd … but what does that take? In this post I’ll pick a few sites I think pack a punch and I’ll explain why.”

27 Color Tools and Resource for Choosing the Right Color Palette
“Color plays a very important role in communicating a design and how that design is perceived by the user. Thats why you need the pick the right color palatte for your design work.”

The Webs Best Designers and Their Favorite Fonts
“we thought it would be a good idea to ask some of the webs best designers what their favourite fonts were.”

Neehah Paper: Personal Proof Special
The people over at Neenah, who make beautiful paper, are running a special where you can order your free copy of the “Love Linen” writing, text and cover promotion. Get your logo printed for free on a beautiful piece of colored linen.

Discussion and Comments

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  1. Hi Brian,
    Thanks for sharing this wonderful post. You forgot to mention your favourite font :)

    My favourite fonts are:

    1. Helvetica
    2. Scriptina
    3. Neo Sans
    4. Gill Sans
    5. Myriad Pro

    Thanks again.


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: