It has finally arrived: Smashing Magazine’s very first book. Available exclusively from Smashing Mag the book is ready to be shipped.
The book which has 313 pages of full colour goodness is aimed at web designers and developers and looks at Web design rules of thumb, color theory, usability guidelines, user interface design, best coding and optimization practices, as well as typography, marketing, branding and exclusive insights from top designers across the globe.
The Smashing Book is a printed book about best practices in modern Web design. The book shares technical tips and best practices on coding, usability and optimization and explores how to create successful user interfaces and apply marketing principles to increase conversion rates. It also shows how to get the most out of typography, color and branding so that you end up with intuitive and effective Web designs. And lastly, you will also get a peek behind the curtains of Smashing Magazine.
It was written by a team of very knowledgeable people indeed including Jacob Gube (SixRevisions), Dmitry Fadeev (UsabilityPost), Chris Spooner (Spoongraphics), Darius A Monsef IV (COLOURlovers.com), Alessandro Cattaneo (with co-editing by Jon Tan), Steven Snell (VandelayDesign), David Leggett (UXBooth), Andrew Maier (UXBooth), Kayla Knight (Smashing Mag), Yves Peters (Typographica.org), René Schmidt and the Smashing Magazine editorial team, Vitaly Friedman and Sven Lennartz.
At only $29.90 or €23.90 plus postage its a steal so go buy.
P.s. This is also our very first post! – 382854NX93KG