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Articles by Benjie Moss

Just three short weeks since The New Yorker unveiled its brand new, responsive site, there have already been a slew of updates. Whilst it's not unusual for issues to come to light after a launch, the current online version of the classic American...
Unless you've been abstaining from social media this week, it can hardly have escaped your notice that Airbnb, the global accommodation finder, has undergone a rebrand, including a brand new logo. The official name for the logo mark is Bélo,...
Today Adobe are releasing a major update to Creative Cloud. It will see significant updates to all 14 major applications, and there’s more exciting news about the product range. Since the announcement of Creative Cloud, and more specifically...
Bic—internationally renowned maker of ballpoint pens, lighters, and razors—has a fantastic record for imaginative self-promotion. Their latest project is the Universal Typeface Experiment, a collaborative Web project designed...
There are some tasks that are so tedious to complete online that we always put them off until the last minute: whether you’re filing your taxes or buying groceries, the number of “required field”s is always too high. One process that’s...
At Apple’s WWDC today, the company debuted some pretty ‘meh’ changes to iOS7; iOS8, which will be available to download in the Autumn of this year, might have more appropriately been named iOS7.1. Amongst the multi-threaded workflow...
It’s long been accepted that building a solid grid is the foundation of a strong site design. Of course, the grid shouldn't dictate design decisions, but it sure is a great way of making that blank page look a little less blank. Frustrating...
Exactly three weeks today, editorially.com will shut its doors for good. The announcement was made back in March, and was greeted with both surprise and disappointment by the community. The reason given was that Editorially had over-extended...
This week saw PayPal reveal a redesign of several key brand elements, including their first logo redesign for seven years. The new look is expected to roll out worldwide in the coming weeks. However, despite PayPal's marketing spin, the new...
The latest, highly anticipated version of Sketch by Bohemian Coding, has just been released. It's an application that has promised much in the past, with many designers embracing it wholeheartedly. However, the previous two versions...
At the end of last week ICANN, the body responsible for the allocation of domain names online, announced it will be adopting changes to domain name structure first proposed at the Paris conference in October. Those changes center around increased...
Typography is, put simply, the arrangement of type in order to facilitate communication. As a craft, it's been around for hundreds of years, but the web form is still very much in its infancy—no doubt typographers in a decade's time will gasp...
Web design came of age the day webfonts entered wide-spread usage. Prior to that point it's arguable that we were less designers than engineers. However, the enthusiasm with which we've grabbed at font options in web design has lead to a bewildering...
One of the big challanges for large companies, especially in the digital age, is establishing and maintaining brand consistency. A corporation like Sony for example, wages a daily war to ensure consistent communications across five continents....