5 Must Have Free eBooks for Web Designers

Written by Dennis Mitzner on 16 Apr 2015
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We have gathered 5 ebooks regarding web design for you to download and read. In the era of Internet, you can get good quality free content instead of buying with cash. Here we have a list of ebooks that's worth reading. Enjoy.

Pay Me or Else! by Lior Frenkel

What to do when rent is due and you still haven’t been paid for your work? Most if not all web designers struggle, at one point during their careers, with non-paying clients. This helpful how-to guide by Lior Frenkel from nuSchool - a great resource for web and graphic designers - in partnership with the code-free web design platform Webydo, provides detailed information by and for web designers on how to get paid on time. So, instead of hiring a hitman, read this book.


2. Designing for the Web by Mark Boulton

This snappy, extensive book from Mark Boulton is available on a single web page web pages. The structure of the book is highly intuitive, from how to get started to research and ideas. Interestingly, Boulton explained that one his motivations for writing the book was to reach students and lower the entry barriers.  Personally, I like books that do not force you to download a heavy pdf file. Kudos to Mark for providing a seamless book design with heavy and highly relevant content for web designers. 


Learning Web Design by Jennifer Niederst Robbins

This book details everything you need to know about creating a professional web site. As one might expect, it starts from the very beginning by defining how web pages work. By the end of the book you’ll have the knowledge to create a multi-column CSS layouts with optimized graphic files. Th3 book starts from square one, teaching you about web and then steadily build from there. By the end of the book, you should have the skills to create a simple site with multi-column pages that adapt for mobile devices.


How to Be Creative By Hugh MacLeod

Hugh MacLeod, a brand consultant, copywriter and cartoonist, provides 26 ‘tried-and-true tips’ to help unleashes creativity in the dog-eat-dog world of business. As can be expected, each piece of advice is wonderfully illustrated with a cartoon. The book is an unbridled meditation on creativity has been down­loa­ded more than 5 million times to date. If you've ever been drawn to creative pursuits, but struggled to find an outlet, you'll love this book.


UX Design for Startups By Marcin Treder

This book by Marcin Treder, a design and UX enthusiast, is a must read for startups that  want to conquer the world with brilliant UX Design. Rather than exhaust you with a high-level UX terminology, the book lays out a plethora of standalone chapters so that you can focus on areas most crucial to your startup. In UX Design for Startups, Treder lays out ways for startups to avoid expensive design solutions and helps them think how money can be spent wisely. In other words, don't spend your entire development budget on a feature that will take three months to optimise. Wise words.

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جبل علی 9 years ago
so nice and wonderful