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— Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), The Hero as a Man of Letters

Recommended Books on Web Design
Jack Davis & Susan Merritt, The Web Design Wow! Book: Showcasing the Best of On-Screen Communication (1998), Peachpit Press, ISBN: 0201886782— Here's a beautiful book with lots of practical advice and creative inspiration for those designing screen-based communications-from Web to CD-ROM. Jack Davis, co-author of the award-winning Photoshop Wow! Book,covers the conceptual process, design fundamentals, and essential interface components. There are over 50 case studies and more than 600 color examples of highly successful and creative interfaces for marketing, sales, education, and portfolio presentations. The CD-ROM includes most of the projects covered in the book, along with demo versions of multimedia tools from Adobe and Macromedia.
David Siegel, Creating Killer Web Sites,2nd Ed. (1997), Hayden Books, ISBN: 1568304331— The author tells you about the art of third-generation web site design, how to serve your audience with not just a menu but a nourishing meal. This was the best-selling book on the Internet in 1996 and has been translated into ten languages. The expanded second edition is completely updated with new material in every chapter. You'll find the techniques and principles to build sites for today's 4.0 and the coming 5.0 browsers. Much of the book has been rewritten with new tips, new tools, updated HTML, and an emphasis on cross-browser compatibility. There are three new chapters on strategies designers will need to know going forward, including a detailed cascading style-sheet tutorial.
Lynda Weinman, Designing Web Graphics 2,2nd Ed. (1997), New Riders, ISBN: 1562057154— This book uses examples from the author's favorite sites and offers helpful design, software, and HTML pointers. Written in a casual, conversational tone with a smart layout, the book offers accessible resources and direction for the designer and non-designer alike. Weinman's book covers everything the Web designer needs to know, from basic HTML to animation techniques in Macromedia Director and tutorials for Adobe Photoshop. Rather than letting the tools lead discussions of technique, Weinman introduces concepts and goals and then follows through with software-specific instruction. This book is the most technically up-to-date resource on Web design.
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