Ben Moss

Ben Moss has designed and coded work for award-winning startups, and global names including IBM, UBS, and the FBI. When he’s not in front of a screen he’s probably out trail-running.

Interview: Macaw’s Tom Giannattasio talks Scarlet, workflow, & live design environments

Macaw is one of a new breed of web design tools. It’s one of the first design applications capable of generating clean…

Interview: Ash Hewson talks Affinity Photo

Last week, Serif launched its bitmap editor Affinity Photo, and the response from the design community has been…

Serif releases Affinity Photo

Today, Serif launches Affinity Photo, the highly anticipated companion app to 2014’s Affinity Designer. Whilst Affinity…

Google unveils Material Design Lite

Yesterday Google announced the release of Material Design Lite. Not, as the name might imply, a streamlined version of…

Facebook reveals new logo

Yesterday, Christophe Tauziet, a product designer at Facebook, shared a shot of the new Facebook logo. Reportedly…

Adobe releases major Creative Cloud update

Adobe have just rolled out a major update to their Creative Cloud suite of design tools. In addition to the usual bug…

Safari 9: Everything web designers need to know now

Yesterday’s keynote at the Apple WWDC featured two new OS. The new MacOS is named El Capitan after a rock formation in…

Aol.com redesigns mobile-first

Very few of the major players from the Web’s early days are still with us. Business models that thrived in the days of…

How to successfully combine typefaces

Combining typefaces is one of the most challenging skills for a designer to master. Setting two fonts together in the…

Designing patterns: the biggest web trend of 2015 so far

2015 has inherited a lot of trends from previous years, there’s been a steady evolution of ideas — Flat Design into…

Microsoft Edge: What designers need to know

This week Microsoft introduced its new browser, Edge, the project that had formerly been known as Project…

Is Neue Haas Unica the perfect grotesk for the Web?

This week, the Web went giddy at the knees over the release of Monotype’s Neue Haas Unica. The typeface is a redesign…

Discovery of 2nd web has wide-ranging consequences for net neutrality

In the last year there’s been an increasingly passionate debate over the possibility of a two-tier internet. However,…

The future of responsive web design

It’s almost incomprehensible in 2015 to build a website that isn’t responsive. The technique has developed to the point…

Is it time to embrace responsive branding?

Consistency, we’re taught, is the hallmark of quality. Whether it’s in copywriting or color, layout or lettering,…

5 rules for choosing the perfect web typeface

Selecting a typeface for a project is a defining moment. Occasionally you’ll be looking to add personality to a design,…

How to be web content agnostic (and why you should)

You cannot design without content. It’s a mantra repeated by designers worldwide, it’s a plea in countless emails to…

7 simple rules for mobile typography

You’ve probably heard that good typography is invisible, but it’s more accurate to say that good typography makes the…