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A Practical Guide to Designing for the Web
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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 can simply apply to your designs, making the difference from a good design to a great one.

Title:A Practical Guide to Designing for the Web
Edition Language:English
Format Type:ebook
Number of Pages:137 pages
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  • William Cline
    Jun 05, 2012

    This book purports to teach basic graphic design foundations, but it includes lots of commentary aimed at graphic design students (including advice on starting one's own freelance design business), re...

  • Greg Mathews
    Jul 18, 2012

    I really liked this book!It went further into Typography, Grid Systems, and Color than some other Web Design books have. There was one section on tools which I think should have been left out. The too...

  • Dors
    Aug 17, 2011

    Far from teaching you all the things you need regarding to web design, which is impossible,it could open up the eyes for those who can't see hidden things;unseen things that are covered with that glas...

  • Chris Berkhout
    Oct 01, 2011

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  • Abhishek
    Aug 12, 2012

    Got this after reading a blog post on Mark's website on Typography. Written in a way to be as practical as possible with occasional historic lingerings. Also read Grid Systems if you like this....

  • Bruce
    May 05, 2014

    This is goodly, if you are non-designer, trying to understand how to take print, graphic design, and photography principles and apply them on the web. If you haven't formally studied colour theory and...

  • Morgane
    Aug 06, 2012

    This introduces you to topics you might have otherwise ignored, like color theory, but doesn't delve into any of them too deeply/at all. The book is pretty, but given the care that was put into choosi...

  • Paolo
    Jun 12, 2012

    Per quanto il titolo e l'approccio siano pratici, A Practical Guide to Designing for the Web è un vero e proprio manuale sulla teoria della progettazione grafica che qualsiasi web designer dovrebbe l...

  • Tri Ahmad Irfan
    Dec 11, 2013

    This book is timeless.Although written five years ago, the theory remains useful in the modern day web. It opens my mind to the broad aspect of web design, and encourages me to learn more and practice...

  • Felipeaguilera
    Dec 15, 2012

    A good and concise step into the web design. The intention to go deep into the basics of graphic theory is very welcoming and make this book a good reference to check and share with web enthusiasts. I...