The Web Designer’s Idea Book, Vol. 2: More of the Best Themes, Trends and Styles in Website Design

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Web Design Inspiration at a Glance Volume 2 of The Web Designer’s Idea Book includes more than 650 new websites arranged thematically, so you can easily find inspiration for your work. Author Patrick McNeil, creator of the popular web design blog designmeltdown.com and author of the original bestselling Web Designer’s Idea Book, has cataloged thousands

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Web Design Inspiration at a Glance

Volume 2 of The Web Designer’s Idea Book includes more than 650 new websites arranged thematically, so you can easily find inspiration for your work. Author Patrick McNeil, creator of the popular web design blog designmeltdown.com and author of the original bestselling Web Designer’s Idea Book, has cataloged thousands of sites, and showcases the latest and best examples in this book. The web is the most rapidly changing design medium, and this book offers an organized overview of what’s happening right now. Sites are categorized by type, design element, styles and themes, structural styles, and structural elements. This new volume also includes a helpful chapter explaining basic design principles and how they can be applied online. Whether you’re brainstorming with a coworker or explaining your ideas to a client, this book provides a powerful communication tool you can use to jump start your next project.

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TexasAggie says:

INSANELY good compilation of styles and inspiration First, if you don’t have the first one, you’re missing out. They fit together perfectly… hopefully the start of a long series!Like the first volume, this is full of carefully picked examples of the best in modern web design. It’s organized into very clever topics making it the perfect reference book…

E. Lee "E. Lee" says:

Very disappointing, pretty skimpy book I think this book has a brilliant and potentially terrifically useful idea — lots of examples of great websites — but unfortunately the book was mostly useless for me. The main problem is perhaps subjective — the author seems most interested in the design principles from the 90s — flipping through the book, about HALF the examples feature a white font with a black (or very dark) background. Those of us with high-converting websites know that most major sites (e-commerce, publishing, major…

m burwell says:

Where design is going … This the second of two comprehensive, up to date books. Great for the talented wanna-be web designer or already-is web designer but needs inspiration to get to the next level and see patterns in beautiful web design. Organization of this book is beautifully laid out and easy to reference. The author really knows good web design. The pictures are rich with color. Absolutely love the spot varnish on the cover.Anyone who wants to know where design is going should buy this book. I have…

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