Articles by Benjie Moss

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....
It's fair to say that blogs like this one have experienced a dip in comments of late. Social media shares remain high, emails still bulge in our inboxes, subscribers continue to sign up for newsletters, but the comment section of individual...
There was a time—it's hard to imagine now—when most businesses did not have a website. In the early days of the Web, almost every business that wanted to commission a website was taking its first steps into the online world. As time moves...
Last week Squarespace launched Squarespace Logo, a new addition to their service designed to provide individuals and small businesses with the means to create a professional logo. Within hours of the service launching, social media was...
Today, Adobe have both announced and shipped, new versions of its flagship Creative Cloud applications. In this update you'll find dozens of new features. Last year thousands of designers dropped Creative Suite/Cloud in search of cheaper,...
It's the time of year when every blogger on the Web pulls out a crystal ball, dusts off the tarot cards and spends hours staring pointedly into tea cups in an effort to predict the trends for the coming year. The resulting lists usually range in...
Just a few short years ago the majority of web designers wouldn't have been able to spell skeuomorphism, much less provide an accurate definition. Now, skeuomorphism is set up as the pantomime villain; the Wicked Witch of the East to flat design's...
Since the beta release, there have been countless complaints about the look and feel of iOS7. The community at large has been perplexed as to how Jony Ive — Apple's senior vice president of design, who was previously known for such sophistication...
Following months of anticipation the first public release of the Ghost blogging platform is finally live. Released three weeks ago to the 6000 smart Kickstarters who backed the project, Ghost 0.3.2 is now available to everyone. For anyone...