Archive for October, 2009

Sweet Tweets: Design Resources of the Week #23

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 – because having resources and staying up-to-date is important in growth and development. Week of 10-26-09: How to create your best web layouts ever “Ah, the blank canvas: [...]


With the Future of Web Design (FOWD) conference only a few weeks away — November 16th and 17th to be exact — I thought it would be interesting to discover what TDC readers are going to be attending. It would be great to meet and interact with you all in person, so please leave a [...]

Same ol’ g? A visual study of the lowercase G

I could stare at typefaces for hours on end. Everything from their curves, swoops, sexy calligraphic lines, to the personalities — doesn’t the OneLeigh ‘g’ look sad and crumbled below? — that draw me in for a closer look. I enjoy everything about them! While spending time in awe looking at type specimen sheets, there [...]

Enticing Blog and Archived News Website Designs

With thousands of blog templates available for free online, nothing compares to a custom designed blog that will represent your brand and showcase your writing. In the midst of redesigning TDC (stay posted for the redesign in upcoming weeks!) I had researched other blog designs and have gathered some of my favorites I came across [...]

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: