Articles by Benjie Moss

When Google acquired YouTube back in 2006, most people expected to see a rebrand to pull the video sharing site closer to its parent company's corporate style. That anticipated rebrand may finally be on the cards 7 years later as YouTube rolled...
This morning 500,000 premium Creative Cloud subscribers will be waking up to an update alert for Adobe Photoshop. Adobe's flagship product has been revised for the first time since the switch to the subscription model back in June. The big...
Marissa Mayer is many things. A brand designer she is not. After 30 days of change and countless dollars thrown at R&D, Yahoo! have unveiled their new logo. The past month showcased some options — most of which were bad — and unfortunately...
One of the more ambitious conferences on the circuit, Reasons to be Creative was held this year on September the 2nd, 3rd and 4th. Whilst most conferences focus on a single discipline, or audience type, ReasonsTo seeks to inspire creative change...
Print's a tricky business. Just because the dimensions are set in stone, we tend to think that everything will come out just the way we designed it. Oh, and it turns out the dimensions aren't set in stone… The reality is that print is as device...
Dreamweaver has long been a curious beast, loved and loathed in equal measure. For many it is the very best WYSIWYG editor available, for others it is still just a WYSIWYG. Most developers have a passing infatuation with Dreamweaver before...
Fifty years ago today, one of the greatest orators of modern times delivered his most impassioned plea. At the march on Washington, August 28th 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. Rev. King spoke of his vision...
There's a good chance you're intimately acquainted with the work of Steve Matteson, it's probably right in front of you for much of the day. Arguably one of the most influential designers of the 21st century; his most famous achievement is the...
It's amazing how far we've come in the last 15 years; the web has developed at a rate it took print 150 years or more, to match. What's exciting is that we're still going, still exploring, still innovating. As designer's we're used to designing...
Typography is a subject of two extremes: you love it, or you hate it. Designers who love typography revel in all manner of archaic terminology like kerning, lining figures and ligatures. Designers who hate typography don't know what any...
The inspiration for Apple's color scheme in the iOS7 beta design has been a jealously guarded secret for months. Jony Ive, known for his rational, logical approach to design doesn't pull things like colors out of his hat. Where then, can Apple's...
Give your flat design a boost with this Flattastic UI kit, designed by Vlade Dimovski, free to download and simple to use. The PSD is properly layered, with intuitive naming, making modifying it for your own projects a synch. The design features...