Archive for the ‘Graphic Design’ Category

My Design Swap: A Day in the Life of Dan Mall

A few months back, Trent Walton (@TrentWalton) and Yaron Schoen (@Yarcom) asked if I’d be interesting in contributing “a swap” with another designer for their new project, Design Swap. For those unfamiliar, Design Swap is a way to “build closer friendships with other designers online by letting someone design on your website, whether it’s a [...]

Designers Sketchbook Showcase

We are often fascinated with the end result of a project that we often forgot how a design originated and morphed into the work that is shown. Personally all of my designs, whether its a logo or the layout of a website, always start off in my sketchbook. Sketching helps to get the brain working [...]

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 [...]

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: