Articles by Benjie Moss

One of the most challenging briefs any designer can take on is to design for a cross-cultural organization that needs to appeal to disparate groups from diverse backgrounds. As designers we're frequently reliant on communication through...
Whilst the trend for online business continues to grow, there is a significant increase in the number of consumers choosing not to do business online. The most oft-quoted reason is privacy. Six months ago, several thousand euros were charged...
Not a lot keeps Mark Zuckerberg up at night. When he slips between his — presumably luxury — sheets, rests his head and closes his weary eyes, it's unlikely his sleep will be disturbed by worries over his cable bill or the cost of servicing...
At this time of year, there's no better way to start the day than opening up a new window on your advent calendar and munching on some chocolate goodness. Well, maybe one better way... In the spirit of the season for giving, Treehouse — the online...
Thumbnails are one of the purest pieces of usability the digital age has created. In essence a thumbnail is a preview, a promise of what you'll see if you click the link. A small glimpse with less data, faster to load and less greedy for screen...
As we reported two weeks ago, a closed-door meeting opened yesterday in Dubai that is debating control of the internet. For the next two weeks, members of the United Nations' International Telecommunications Union will debate a number of...
Going viral is the holy grail of advertising these days. Mom and Pop run businesses can become global names overnight with the right hashtag, video or promo. When Metro Trains — the metropolitan rail network for Melbourne, Australia —...
We're all sold on WordPress, it's a great solution for anybody who needs to easily manage their site's content in a user interface that even the least tech-savvy staff members are comfortable with. But WordPress comes with a price: customizing...
On December 3rd a closed-door meeting will take place in Dubai. In attendance will be members of the United Nation's International Telecommunications Union. On the agenda will be a proposal, tabled by Russia, for sweeping changes to how the...
It’s hard to believe, but it’s true: our sister-site MightyDeals.com is 2 years old. Hard to believe, because it’s only been 2 years since probably the best resource on the net for deals on plugins, clip art, apps and all sort of goodies...
Most web pros can't make it through a week without falling back on some else's work: you may be a great programmer, but can you illustrate? You may be a great icon designer, but do you understand type? We don't all have a studio of colleagues to pass...
We’ve all been in the situation: sat opposite a client, having delivered your best ‘gimme a job’ pitch. You’ve walked them through your folio, you’ve explained your client centered approach, you’ve even hinted at the strategies...