Archive for December, 2009

The Top Design Blogs Best Posts in 2009

Yahoo has a nice little Site Explorer search that allows you to request a specific website URL that displays results of the highest ranked articles/pages on a specific website. Based on my Twitter list “Top Design Blogs,” I searched each of the blogs in this list in Yahoo’s Site Explorer and compiled a Highest Rank [...]

Some Highlights and Future Goals

2009 has been a great year for The Design Cubicle. In the past 12 months TDC has close to 2 million amazing visitors and approximately 5,000 comments on 151 articles (an average of 33 comments per article with a rate of 3 articles a week)—ranging from freelancing tips, logo and web design articles, typography insights [...]

Websites to increase your design blogs traffic

As the old saying goes, “If you build it they will come”, but a majority of the time ‘they’ (your website visitors) need to know you ‘built it’ (your design blog and its articles). Since starting The Design Cubicle, I have submitted many of my quality blog posts to various websites that accept community submissions. [...]

Sweet Tweets: Design Resources of the Week #29

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 12-21-09: Make out like a bandit “It’s important to feel accomplished and a [...]

The Best of Twitter 2009: Design Edition

For those non-weekend readers of The Design Cubicle, Sweet Tweets is my weekend round-up of the best design resources of the week I’ve discovered via Twitter each week. Since starting Sweet Tweets I have accumulated 28 weeks worth of resources and for this post have hand-selected the best of each week for a Sweet Tweets [...]

Sweet Tweets: Design Resources of the Week #28

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 12-14-09: Tips for finding and securing graphic design jobs [video] “I receive a [...]

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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