Distinctive Design: A Practical Guide to a Useful, Beautiful Web 1st Edition

3.1 out of 5 stars 33 ratings
ISBN-13: 978-1119992981
ISBN-10: 1119992982
Why is ISBN important?
ISBN
This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work.
Scan an ISBN with your phone
Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices.
Have one to sell?
<Embed>
Loading your book clubs
There was a problem loading your book clubs. Please try again.
Not in a club? Learn more
Amazon book clubs early access

Join or create book clubs

Choose books together

Track your books
Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free.
Buy new:
$4.72
Only 1 left in stock - order soon.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Available at a lower price from other sellers that may not offer free Prime shipping.
Arrives: Friday, Oct 2
Fastest delivery: Tuesday, Sep 29
Order within 9 hrs and 41 mins
Details
List Price: $39.99
Save: $35.27 (88%)
9 new from $4.72
FREE Shipping on your first order. Details


Available at a lower price from other sellers that may not offer free Prime shipping.

Limited time deal: Save up to 40% on over 150 great reads pantry

click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
    Apple
  • Android
    Android
  • Windows Phone
    Windows Phone
  • Click here to download from Amazon appstore
    Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

kcpAppSendButton

Special offers and product promotions

Editorial Reviews

From the Inside Flap

Standing out from the crowd

Producing website designs that stand out and get noticed is one of the web designer’s greatest challenges. Distinctive Design examines the bond between code, content, and visuals to guide you through the factors that increase your design’s visibility, usability, and beauty.

Award-winning web designer Alexander Dawson guides you through the principles that underpin beautiful, user-friendly design, with helpful hints and tricks to maximize a site’s visual performance.

Inside, you will learn:

  • What makes a web design distinctive
  • How to design for different devices
  • How to make your content distinctive
  • How design affects emotions and influences behavior
  • How to design outstanding user interfaces
  • How to promote user interaction
  • How to ensure your site is accessible to all users
  • How design is related to usability
  • How to optimize your site for searches

From the fonts and colors you choose to the amount of white space you provide, the ultimate goal of any website is to effectively display your services and content. By exploring the power of influential design, Distinctive Design will show you how to strengthen your message.

Alexander Dawson is an award-winning web professional and writer with more than 10 years of industry experience. Dawson spends his days running his web consultancy firm, writing professionally about web design, and giving his free time to assist others in the field.

Please visit www.wiley.com/go/distinctivedesign to download project files and bonus material. 

From the Back Cover

Standing out from the crowd

Producing website designs that stand out and get noticed is one of the web designer’s greatest challenges. Distinctive Design examines the bond between code, content, and visuals to guide you through the factors that increase your design’s visibility, usability, and beauty.

Award-winning web designer Alexander Dawson guides you through the principles that underpin beautiful, user-friendly design, with helpful hints and tricks to maximize a site’s visual performance.

Inside, you will learn:

  • What makes a web design distinctive
  • How to design for different devices
  • How to make your content distinctive
  • How design affects emotions and influences behavior
  • How to design outstanding user interfaces
  • How to promote user interaction
  • How to ensure your site is accessible to all users
  • How design is related to usability
  • How to optimize your site for searches

From the fonts and colors you choose to the amount of white space you provide, the ultimate goal of any website is to effectively display your services and content. By exploring the power of influential design, Distinctive Design will show you how to strengthen your message.

Alexander Dawson is an award-winning web professional and writer with more than 10 years of industry experience. Dawson spends his days running his web consultancy firm, writing professionally about web design, and giving his free time to assist others in the field.

Please visit www.wiley.com/go/distinctivedesign to download project files and bonus material.


Product details

  • Paperback : 352 pages
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1119992981
  • Product Dimensions : 7.4 x 0.78 x 9.3 inches
  • Item Weight : 1.82 pounds
  • ISBN-10 : 1119992982
  • Publisher : Wiley; 1st Edition (June 20, 2011)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    3.1 out of 5 stars 33 ratings