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.
The book has 313 pages in all, full of practical knowledge for designers and Web developers. It contains 10 chapters and is printed in full color. The book is a paperback and is 8.27 × 5.5 inches (21 × 14 cm). It contains colorful illustrations created by designers from the Russia-based SoftFacade (Anton Zykin, Dmitry Tsozik, Anna Myagkova).
The Art And Science Of CSS Layouts
User Interface Design In Modern Applications
Web Typography: Rules, Guidelines And Common Mistakes
Usability Principles For Modern Websites
The Guide to Fantastic Color Usage In Web Design and Usability
Performance Optimization For Websites
Design To Sell: Increasing Conversion Rates
How To Turn A Site Into A Remarkable Brand
Learning From Experts: Interviews And Insights
The Smashing Story