The Non-designer's Web Book: An Easy Guide to Creating, Designing, and Posting Your Own Web Site

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Peachpit Press, 1998 - Computers - 287 pages
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In the best-selling The Non-Designer's Design Book, Robin Williams explained design principles & techniques to novices. Now Robin does it again, but this time for the Web. This book explores basic, universal Web design principles. Using full-color examples, the book demonstrates how Web design is different from print design, how to use typography on the Web, where to get graphics, & how to get your well-designed Web site up for all to admire.

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Lynda Weinman (Coloring Web Graphics, Deconstructing Web Graphics, and Designing Web Graphics, all LJ 5/1/97) is the designer's designer, but most people on the web don't know much about color theory ... Read full review


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About the author (1998)

Robin Williams is a fourth-generation Californian on both sides, born in Berkeley and raised in the Bay Area. She lived in Sonoma County for 15 years, then in 1993, she packed up her kids, the dog, and two cats and moved to New Mexico.

John Tollett's graphics background includes working as a designer, art director, and illustrator titles at advertising agencies and as a freelancer. "The majority of this experience was gained in Dallas, but the lure of adobe houses and snow-covered mountains brought me to Santa Fe. Here, I've continued designing, art directing, and illustrating, and of course started using a Macintosh. Now there's one factor present that wasn't there before: Now it's fun. Now I can experiment. I can change my mind. I can play.

I read once that all creativity is a form of play. I didn't believe it at the time. Being creative was work. But now, as I look out the window at the fresh snow on the mountains, I wonder: Should I go skiing or should I boot up the Mac?"

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