The book suggestion of this week is about UX design and how to sketch user interfaces. The title is Sketching User Experiences: The Workbook by Saul Greenberg, Sheelagh Carpendale, Nicolai Marquardt and Bill Buxton. Designing user interfaces is much more than just moving pixels in Photoshop or other software. Creating something requires iteration, especially in the first first phases of the process.
The book suggestion of this week is about content and the strategy behind crafting the right content for your site or application. The book is Content Strategy for the Web, 2nd Edition by Kristina Halvorson. Better content means better business. Your content is a mess: the website redesigns didn’t help, and the new CMS just made things worse.
The book suggestion of this week is the book that Stefan Sagmeister recommended during his presentation at Reasons to be Creative.
The book suggestion of this week is about branding, the title is Essential Elements for Brand Identity: 100 Principles for Designing Logos and Building Brands (Design Essentials) by Kevin Budelmann, Yang Kim and Curt Wozniak.
The book suggestion of this week is about branding. The title of the book is Identity Suite: Visual Identity in Stationery by Victionary. As the title says, the book is about extending the brand through beautiful crafted stationery. Book description The most fundamental of all branding tools is a company's own stationery.
The book suggestion of this week is an awesome one, it's about typography. The title of the book is I Love Type 01 - Futura by Victionary.
The book suggestion of this week is about communication, it's titled It's the Way You Say It - Second Edition: Becoming Articulate, Well-Spoken, and Clear by Carol A. Fleming PhD - this book helps you to improve your communication skills through useful exercises. Speak your mind effectively!
The book suggestion of this week is about how to teach, or more exactly, how people learn. The title of the book is Design For How People Learn and the author is Julie Dirksen. Products, technologies, and workplaces change so quickly today that everyone is continually learning. Many of us are also teaching, even when it's not in our job descriptions.
The book suggestion of this week is about interaction design, the book is titled Seductive Interaction Design: Creating Playful, Fun, and Effective User Experiences and it was written by Stephen P. Anderson an internationally recognized speaker and consultant based out of Dallas, Texas.
The book suggestion of this week is about one of the most important things nowadays in terms of business, I am talking about storytelling. The book is titled Lead with a Story: A Guide to Crafting Business Narratives That Captivate, Convince, and Inspire by Paul Smith. Book Description Storytelling has come of age in the business world.
The book suggestion of this week is about craftsmanship, we are talking about The Craftsman by Richard Sennett. The book engages the many dimensions of skill—from the technical demands to the obsessive energy required to do good work.
The book of this week is not about design per se, but it's very important for designers, well actually it's important for everyone. The book is title It's Not How Good You Are, Its How Good You Want to Be by Paul Arden.
The book suggestion of this week is titled Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon and it's a New York Times bestseller about tips on being creative. As the author says, it's all about being yourself. You don’t need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself.
Every developer needs to keep up-to-date with everything surrounding their craft, and to do that there is nothing better than relying on good books about the web and its constant evolution. I had the pleasure of receiving a copy of The Modern Web by Peter Gasston and today I want to show our readers a little bit more about the book, besides having two copies of it to giveaway. Update - Giveaway Winners The are happy to announce the two lucky winners that will receive The Modern Web Book copies:
The book suggestion of this week is about one of my favorite designers of all time, the legend Paul Rand. The title of the book is Paul Rand: Modernist Design by Derek Birdsall, Steven Heller, Nathan Garland, Franc Nunoo-Quarcoo, Paul Rand, Milton Glaser, Ivan Chermayeff.
The book suggestion of this week is titled The Eames Lounge Chair: An Icon of Modern Design by Martin Eidelberg, Thomas Hine, Pat Kirkham, David A. Hanks and C. Ford Peatross. The book is about one of the most iconic modernist chairs, The Eames LC.
I believe most of you have already read this book, however if you haven't you should do it right now. I finished reading it for the third time last week and there's always something new to learn.
The book suggestion of this week is titled Scandinavian Graphic Design by Sand Publishing. The book shows the history of the Scandinavian design featuring works Denmark, Finland, Iceleand, Norway and Sweeden.
The book suggestion of this week is about typography and how to think about your designs with types in mind.
The book suggestion of this week is about typography. The book is titled The Anatomy of Type by Stephen Coles. This book is an excellent reference because the author write sin details about 100 popular fonts including, FF DAX, FF Meta, Adelle, Frutiger, Mrs Eaves (one of my favorites) and of course Neue Helvetica.