Articles by Benjie Moss

For many web design professionals, there was no option but to be self taught. Years ago, the academic qualifications simply didn’t exist. Sure, you could study design, but you’d be left to learn the technology by yourself. You could take...
There is so much technology employed on the web, it’s difficult to keep up, and even harder to know where to begin when you’re just starting out. That’s why, for this week’s deal, our sister site MightyDeals.com is offering a huge 53%...
DesignModo's hugely popular set of resources 'The Bricks' is available once again through our sister site MightyDeals.com. Massively popular with designers and developers, 'The Bricks' is a UI bundle carefully designed to make your projects...
Yesterday, anyone old enough to have been working during the browser wars, felt the icy cold fingers of fear creep up their spine when Google announced that its browser Chrome will be abandoning Webkit in favor of their own Blink rendering engine....
It’s April 2nd, and news sites have gone back to reporting the news instead of inventing it. Yesterday’s annual festival of invented headlines, some convincing, some lame, many frighteningly plausible, was as popular as ever with websites....
Late on Friday night, Norwegian blogger Ally Tenor posted a number of screen grabs from Firebug that appeared to show Apple's Norway store running scripts through an eu-ampd.swf file — a format output by Adobe's Flash Professional software....
Since the very earliest illuminated manuscripts, dating back to the 5th century AD, we’ve associated flora with enlarged type. Perhaps it’s something to do with the way plants repeat the same shapes, echoed by type. Or perhaps it’s...
Sports branding used to be about differentiating two opposing teams on a field; it used to be about an umpire or referee quickly identifying the team to award points to, or to penalize; it used to be a world in which the identity of a team could be...
VectorStock.com have a huge collection of vector files, with thousands of new files being added each week. Vectors cover subjects ranging from vintage labels, to floral patterns, to cityscapes. You’ll also find some clever hand-drawn...
In the web-era, major news sources aren’t restricted to local readership. Whilst a city paper may feature some local news, its sports, national and international news coverage is just as likely to be read by someone on a different continent....
For most brands, recognition is everything. Occasionally you'll encounter a company that seeks to create a air of exclusivity by shunning popular appeal, but for the large part companies need you to spot them immediately. Brand recognition...
There’s a concept in web design that is more important than responsive design, more important than mobile-first, more important than separating style and content; the most important concept in web design is backwards compatibility....