Category: Design

Just Ask: Integrating Accessibility Throughout Design

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  • Author: Shawn Lawton Henry
  • Format: online HTML
  • Price: free

The accessibility of your design is an important factor to consider when building websites and software. This book is a great introduction to accessible design and user-centered design.

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Data + Design

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  • Author: Trina Chiasson, Dyanna Gregory
  • Format: online HTML, PDF, EPUB, MOBI
  • Price: free

How do you effectively communicate data with design? This book introduces you to the basic concepts behind data research, analysis, and visualization. Whether you’re designing infographics, web forms or admin dashboards, this is a superb read.

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Web Style Guide: Basic Design Principles for Creating Web Sites, 3rd Edition

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  • Author: Patrick J. Lynch and Sarah Horton
  • Format: online HTML
  • Price: free

Consistently praised in earlier editions as the best volume on classic elements of web site design, Web Style Guide, now in its Third Edition, continues its tradition of emphasis on fundamentals. Focusing on the needs of web site designers in corporations, government, nonprofit organizations, and academic institutions, the book explains established design principles and how they apply in web design projects in which information design, interface design, and efficient search and navigation are of primary concern.

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Designing for the Web

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  • Author: Mark Boulton
  • Format: online HTML, epub, mobi, PDF
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You’ll find an abundant amount of web design tips and strategies in this book. It talks about a wide range of subjects: getting your first design job, design research, typography, color, and more.

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The Shape of Design

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  • Author: Frank Chimero
  • Format: online HTML, epub, mobi, PDF
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A fieldguide for makers. A love letter to design. If you create things, the book’s insights will inform the way you think about your work, regardless of how you make your living.

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