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.

Debunking the myths of web typography

Typography is, put simply, the arrangement of type in order to facilitate communication. As a craft, it's been around…

55 once-in-a-career typefaces

There are no bad dogs, just bad owners; likewise there are no bad fonts, just bad designers. Well, that's not entirely…

Perfect web typography with slab-serifs

Conventional wisdom states that body text benefits most from being set in a serif font because the serifs create a path…

Infographic: To app, or not to app

It's clear that the mobile web is on the rise. Taking a look at the stats, it's hard to see how desktop browsing can…

Adobe announce a new subscription option

For years premium design and development software has been the exclusive preserve of Adobe. Since they outmaneuvered…

Buy and sell design services at Microlancer.com

Microlancer is a brand new site from the Envato network, designed to simplify outsourcing small design jobs. Everything…

Famous logos reimagined

We all love a good satire. It’s one of the highest forms of political wit and frequently bites at targets that would…

CSS Shapes the future of the web

If the recent flat design trend has demonstrated anything, it's how incredibly limited web designers are when it comes…

Free Google Webfonts plugin for WordPress

Google Fonts are a tremendous addition to any designer's arsenal, providing a basic library of typefaces that cover…

Free 90 days of Moz's Pro SEO tools

Business can be a lot like an Olympic race; being world class isn't good enough, to be successful you have to…

New symbol designed to replace 'the'

An Australian entrepreneur, usually known for his restaurants, has stunned the design world by creating a ligature to…

New webfont options from Cloud.typography

Webfonts have been revolutionary on the web; they've changed the appearance of websites in a way that arguably no other…

Flat design casts a long shadow

Whilst many designers embrace flat design wholeheartedly, it seems a growing number have already tired of its charms…

Ampersand 2013: The web typography conference

Ampersand 2013 — held today in Brighton, UK — was the third iteration of the popular web typography…

WordPress.com revamps its dashboard

Somewhere around 18% of the web is powered by WordPress. The humble blogging platform has grown into a web-titan of…

Want to be a designer? Learn the secret handshake

The Secret Handshake is a fabulous project, aimed at helping young designers (18–25) find their way into the…

iOS7 icons, love them or hate them?

There has been furious debate in the last twenty four hours on the merits and failings of Apple’s iOS7 update, and the…

Chromatic typefaces and flat design

The web's increasing infatuation with flat design has lead to a rapid rejection of artifice like drop shadows, in favor…