Archive for March, 2010

Sweet Tweets: Design Resources of the Week #37

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 3-22-10: Plancast Penguin logo development process “The first thing we discussed was the dual visual [...]

Common Freelancing Mistakes

Contrary to the title, I tend to stay clear of calling my independent business a “freelance” business. Often I think many associate the term with a part-time or secondary job, while I personally feel that the term takes away from the amount of work involved making it seem less like a business… or maybe it’s [...]

Designers’ Confidence

Originally I titled this article Designers’ Ego, but ego seems to have a negative connotation so I switched it to confidence even though I prefer to use the term ego instead. In the article I will use them interchangeably so please don’t think ego is the mean, pig-headed bully that we conjure up in our [...]

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: