The Elements of Content Strategy

The Elements of Content Strategy

Content strategy is the web’s hottest new thing. But where did it come from? Why does it matter? And what does the content renaissance mean for you? This brief guide explores content strategy’s roots, and quickly and expertly demonstrates not only how it’s done, but how you can…

The Principles of Beautiful Web Design, 2nd Edition

The Principles of Beautiful Web Design, 2nd Edition

This second edition of The Principles of Beautiful Web Design is the ideal book for people who can build websites, but are seeking the skills and knowledge to visually enhance their sites. This revised, easy-to-follow guide is illustrated with beautiful, full-color examples, and leads readers through the process…

The Web Designer's Idea Book, Volume 2

The Web Designer’s Idea Book, Volume 2

Volume 2 of The Web Designer’s Idea Book includes more than 650 new websites arranged thematically, so you can easily find inspiration for your work. Author Patrick McNeil, creator of the popular web design blog designmeltdown.com and author of the original bestselling Web Designer’s Idea Book, has cataloged…

A Practical Guide to Designing for the Web

A Practical Guide to Designing for the Web

A Practical Guide to Designing for the Web aims to teach you techniques for designing your website using the principles of graphic design. Featuring five sections, each covering a core aspect of graphic design: Getting Started, Research, Typography, Colour, and Layout. Learn solid graphic design theory that you…

Sexy Web Design

Sexy Web Design

Sexy Web Design is an easy-to-follow guide that reveals the secrets of how to build your own breathtaking web interfaces from scratch. You’ll be guided through the entire process of creating a gorgeous, usable web site by applying the timeless principles of user-centered design. Even if you’re short…

Web Design for Developers

Web Design for Developers

Web Design for Developers will show you how to make your web-based application look professionally designed. We’ll help you learn how to pick the right colors and fonts, avoid costly interface and accessibility mistakes your application will really come alive. We’ll also walk you through some common Photoshop…

Head First Web Design

Head First Web Design

Want to know how to make your pages look beautiful, communicate your message effectively, guide visitors through your website with ease, and get everything approved by the accessibility and usability police at the same time? Head First Web Design is your ticket to mastering all of these complex…

Learning Web Design, 3rd Edition

Learning Web Design, 3rd Edition

Everything you need to know to create professional web sites is right here. Learning Web Design starts from the beginning – defining how the Web and web pages work – and builds from there. By the end of the book, you’ll have the skills to create multi-column CSS…

The Principles of Beautiful Web Design

The Principles of Beautiful Web Design

Many non-designers believe that they’re unable to create visually pleasing websites because they didn’t go to art school, or that they lack creative flair. There are certain design maxims and techniques anyone can learn and apply to ensure that their website is not only functional, but sexy too….

Web Design in a Nutshell, 3rd Edition

Web Design in a Nutshell, 3rd Edition

Are you still designing web sites like it’s 1999? If so, you’re in for a surprise. Since the last edition of this book appeared five years ago, there has been a major climate change with regard to web standards. Designers are no longer using (X)HTML as a design…