The Web Designer's Idea Book: The Ultimate Guide To Themes, Trends & Styles In Website Design (Google eBook)

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HOW Books, Sep 8, 2008 - Computers - 256 pages
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Inspiring Web Design at a Glance The Web Designer's Idea Book includes more than 700 websites arranged thematically, so you can find inspiration for layout, color, style and more. Author Patrick McNeil has cataloged more than 5,000 sites on his website, and showcased in this book are the very best examples. Sites are organized by type, design style, theme, color, element and structure. Each chapter is easy to use and reference again and again, whether you're talking with a coworker or discussing website design options with a client. As a handy desk reference for design layout, color and style, this book is a must-have for starting new projects.
  

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Review: The Web Designer's Idea Book: The Ultimate Guide to Themes, Trends & Styles in Website Design

User Review  - Jeffrey Ning - Goodreads

Structured approach of web development using HTML5 and CSS3 web design. However, the examples are still based on HTML 4.0 or XHTML instead of responsive design using HTML5 and CSS3. Good read for systematic developer, designer or programmer. Read full review

Review: The Web Designer's Idea Book: The Ultimate Guide to Themes, Trends & Styles in Website Design

User Review  - Laurian - Goodreads

This is 1/2 of this months UX book club read at my company. I found it when I was at Powells a few months ago and thought it would server as a useful tool when I get stuck while doing design. I often ... Read full review

Contents

SITES BY TYPE
3
SITES BY DESIGN STYLE
47
SITES BY THEME
81
SITES BY COLOR
115
SITES BY ELEMENT
171
SITES BY STRUCTURE
209
INDEXPERMISSIONS
246
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About the author (2008)

Patrick McNeil is a freelance web designer and programmer. Previously he worked for marketing and technology firm TargetScope Inc. His blog, designmeltdown.com, presents trends in web design and provides inspiration for designers by organizing the sites thematically.

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