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.

Poll: The Ethical Dilemma at the Heart of GitHub’s Copilot

On June 29th, GitHub announced Copilot, an AI-powered auto-complete for programmers, prompting a debate about the…

I Love Typography Launches Font Store

There is no shortage of places to buy fonts online, but the quality of what is on offer is variable, and the way of…

Poll: Is AMP Dead, and Do We Care?

It’s fair to say that AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) is a controversial topic among web developers. AMP is a…

3 Ways to Design More Inclusively

Inclusive design is often mistaken for accessibility, or even used as an interchangeable term, which is a good…

Poll: Fast CDN, Cheap CDN, Good CDN, Pick Any One…

This week, a significant portion of the Web fell over when on Tuesday, sites powered by Fastly were impacted by a…

Poll: Is Basecamp Right To Shutdown Politics At Work?

This week, in a move like something from a particularly eventful episode of The Office, popular project management app…

3 Effective Ways To Improve Your Site’s Carbon Footprint

To mark Earth Day 2021, we’re looking at the ways you can reduce your site’s carbon footprint, while boosting…

Wix vs WordPress: 3rd Round Knockout

Over the last fortnight one site builder has gone toe-to-toe with another, as Wix launched a marketing campaign aimed…

Poll: Is Environmentally Conscious Web Design Really Worth It?

We’re no longer arguing about whether climate change exists because climate change is now extensively documented.…

Poll: Should You Fire Good Clients?

We all get excited about new projects; we're daydreaming about possibilities from the first contact with a potential…

7 Skills You Need To Thrive As A Web Designer In 2021

Web design is an ever-evolving field. Those of us that have been in the industry a long time (i.e., six months plus)…

Key and Surface Tracking Comes to Chrome

This week Google announced further details of its plan to remove cookies from ad tracking. The strategy, which the ad…

ITF Launches Free Font Service Fontshare

ITF (the Indian Type Foundry) has launched a brand new font service to bring beautiful typography to every business for…

Ranked: Top 10 Illustration Apps in 2021

Illustration is a big trend in 2021. Every designer should have some ability to illustrate, whether that’s producing…

15 Psychology Principles Every Designer Should Know

As a web designer, you’re not really in the business of building websites that your clients will love. I know that may…

Ghost 4.0 Released

We’ve been big fans of Ghost since it first launched via a Kickstarter campaign way back in 2013. Ghost 4.0 has just…

Comics for Designers #440

Every month we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging…

Poll: Is It Time to Merge Browser Engines Into a Browser Protocol?

We tend not to think about it, but the Internet has a physical dimension. It’s a complex network of wires, cables,…