Archive for January, 2010

Sweet Tweets: Design Resources of the Week #33

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 1-25-10: Tips for better ideas [video] A beautiful and inspiring video on how to be [...]

Sweet Tweets: Design Resources of the Week #32

Sweet Tweets is a weekend feature to The Design Cubicle highlighting some of my favorite, and other Twitterer’s design-related links discovered viaTwitter throughout the work week – because having resources and staying up-to-date is important in growth and development. Week of 1-18-10: Top 100 fonts of all time Just like it sounds — beautiful typefaces galore! [...]

Organize and manage your design business

Running a “one-man (or woman) design show” can become quite daunting, especially if you are the only one responsible for responding to emails, marketing, designing, phone conversations, invoicing, proposals, tracking expenses, collaborating with others involved with the project, tracking time… rinse, repeat. I am in no way masterful at handling the above, but over time [...]

Sweet Tweets: Design Resources of the Week #31

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 1-11-10: Design blogs you should be following on Twitter “With the vast majority [...]

On font pairing in logo design

Lately I’ve been receiving emails from designer’s and students asking for my personal critique on an identity design project they’re working on. Many of the emails are typically based around the question: “What font looks better?” or “Do you think a heavy typeface or light typeface would better fit the mark?” The posed questions had [...]

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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