Free Design E-Books You Must Read

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Sharing knowledge is an amazing way to equip the world with the tools to evolve. Many designers use free information they find around the web to learn how to design, code, paint, etc. Thankfully, today there are plenty people out there willing to share their knowledge with everyone, like the folks at UXPin.

They write and share e-books about design and its processes, really worth checking out and not to be underestimated. Here is a brief selection of their books that you should really read, going from UX Design to Design trends. I hope you enjoy these e-books, and don't forget to share your own knowledge whenever you get the chance!

The Building Blocks of Visual Hierarchy

Designing Visually Intuitive Web UI
  • See how to design visually intuitive interfaces for the web.
  • Learn how size, colors, space, layout, and style affect visual understanding.
  • Get quick tips for designing clear visual hierarchies.
  • 18 examples of the best sites analyzed from companies like MailChimp & RelateIQ.
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Winning Over Users With Attractive UI Design

Tips, Examples, And Principles For Captivating Design
  • See how to design visually intuitive interfaces for the web.
  • Learn how size, colors, space, layout, and style affect visual understanding.
  • Get quick tips for designing clear visual hierarchies.
  • 18 examples of the best sites analyzed from companies like MailChimp & RelateIQ.
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Web Design Book of Trends 2015-2016

The Best Web UI Techniques Every Designer Must Know.
  • 10 timeless trends completely explained with plenty of tips
  • 166 hand-picked examples showing the best techniques
  • 100 of our favorite design resources curated for you
  • Dozens of visual case studies revealing the methods behind eye candy
  • And more!
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Web UI Design Best Practices

UI Design From The Experts
  • In-depth explanation of techniques spanning visual design, interface design, and UX design
  • Visuals and analysis of UI design from 33 companies including LivingSocial, Spotify, Apple, Skullcandy, and more
  • Discussion of how to incorporate UI elements such as color, navigation, typography, hierarchy, patterns, and more
  • Easy-to-read, practical approach that teaches by example
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Web UI Design Patterns

A Deeper Look At the Hottest Websites and Web Apps Today
  • Learn proven design solutions from the best companies out there today
  • Carefully selected 63 web UI design patterns, almost 200 pages!
  • Thorough yet concise: user problems followed by the design solution and illustrated examples
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UX DESIGN FOR STARTUPS

A must read for any startup or grown-up company that wishes to keep its startup spirit and conquer the world with stunning UX Design.
  • 127 pages of real-life based advice
  • List of +60 UX Design Tools
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Written by

Paulo Gabriel

I'm Paulo Gabriel, a Publicist by degree and Front-end Developer/Designer by passion with a taste for the meaningful and emotional. Here at Abduzeedo, I always try to bring you only amazing content, things that mean something for me and for those around me.

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