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.

8 Domain Name Myths Every Web Designer Should Know

A domain name is an essential element of every project, product, and company. It’s central to a brand and has a…

27 Exciting New Tools For Designers, March 2021

Looking for something new to get you excited about design work? This list is packed with all kinds of goodies to help…

Google’s FLoC Promises a Radically Different Web

Advertising knows you better than your friends, better than your family, perhaps even better than your partner. Look…

Proxima Vara Font Released

Proxima Vara, a variable font version of the enormously popular Proxima Nova type family, has just been released.

D&AD Partners With Google To Expand Design Education

D&AD Shift is a free design school program for creatives over the age of 18, who do not already have a degree-level…

3 Essential Design Trends, March 2021

March is that time of year where the feeling of newness starts, from the first Spring days to fresh design projects.…

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Design History?

Design is on a loop; it goes round and round, repeating the same ideas, and revisiting the same problems. If you want…

12 Tips to Improve Your Web Design Skills in 2021

There are many reasons you might be wanting to improve your design skills this year. Perhaps you have extra time on…

20 Best New Websites, February 2021

It’s February, and the spring sun is finally starting to peep through the winter clouds. While many of us are still…

Quiz: How Well Do You Know UX Principles?

UX principles guide many of our decisions when we design and build sites and apps. Understanding UX principles doesn’t…

Poll: Is Minimalism a Dead Trend Walking?

Since the skeuomorphism of the early 00s, the design trend of choice has been minimalism. In fact, minimalism has been…

10 Best Free Stock Image Sites For 2021

When photographers take images to sell commercially, like every other business, they want to maximize their returns, so…

Variable Font Reveals The Full Horror of The Climate Crisis

Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat has developed a variable font, that is designed to make the effects of human-driven…

Exclusive Infographic: WordPress by the Numbers

What is WordPress? It began as a simple CMS for building a blog, and it has evolved over the years into a complex…

10 Best Alternatives to Google Analytics in 2021

When you think of installing analytics, you probably reach for Google Analytics. And you wouldn’t be alone. The…

Quiz: What Type of Designer Should You Be?

How you present yourself as a designer, the core skills you nurture, the type of work you take on all contribute to a…

Is Twitter Rebrand a Glimpse at the Future of Design?

The CMO at Twitter, Leslie Berland, has announced a substantial rebrand intended to reflect the experience of using the…

Quiz: Which Famous Designer Said This?

How good is your knowledge of the history of design? Do you know which famous designer disliked computers? Or which…