Joey Cofone

Designer & Longtime Troublemaker, Co-Founder & Raconteur at Baron Fig. // Perpetually striving to make work that appeals to curious minds. www.baronfig.com


A letter from a flat designer.

Things you should know about flat design.


Dear Designers & Non-Designers,


A letter from a flat designer.

Things you should know about flat design.


Dear Designers & Non-Designers,


On Doing Something “Right”


There’s a big difference between Doing Something and Doing Something Right—it’s not the end product, as you would expect, but the mindset that carries you there.


Be a Honeybee Musician

On Creativity & Growing Older


Children are synonymous with creativity. The older we get the harder it is to hold on to, as if our intangible…


The Artist’s Mistress

Lamenting the Trial of Living a Creative Life


Creativity is the artist's mistress: a thing to be loved, missed, and forever inciting inner…


Sterility v. Simplicity


Simple design often results in beautiful design. An effective blending of character and elegance delivered with simplicity is an art many designers strive to master…