Design

Real World Adobe Illustrator CS5
Real World Adobe Illustrator CS5 is the definitive reference to Adobe's industry-standard vector graphics software. With an easy, engaging style, author and past Illustrator product manager Mordy Golding takes readers through all of the features of...

15.11.2016

The Fashion House
The way we decorate homes has always been as much a matter of taste as the way we dress. But today there is more scope for self-expression than ever before. Indeed, fashion designers are rapidly transforming our interiors as well as our wardrobes as...

09.04.2016

Getting It Printed
If you want a good overall understanding about printing, this is a very helpful reference book. It's written at a level that beginners can understand and has plenty of support images to help you along the way. It explains more than book printing, so...

19.10.2014

1,000 Restaurant, Bar, and Cafe Graphics
Restaurants, bars, and cafés are some of the most competitive businesses in the world. Getting the marketing and branding right is essential for survival. This book provides a catalog of creative ideas for getting restaurant graphics right. It...

30.03.2013

Adobe Illustrator CS5 on Demand
Need answers quickly? Adobe Illustrator CS5 on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow...

28.11.2016

The Shape of Design
"Hi. My name's Frank Chimero. I've spent the better part of the last two years writing and speaking on design and thinking about the topics that orbit the practice: storytelling, concept, craft, and improvisation. I want to take all of the ideas...

16.07.2013

Psychology of Web Design
Among the most important ingredients for successful Web designs are creativity, planning, coding and design skills. However, many people forget that various psychological factors also play an important role when making design decisions. Psychology...

31.01.2017

Paris Interiors
Private Paris homes only open their doors to the few. This book shows us around 50 imaginatively conceived apartments and houses, the homes of prominent people such as Isabella Adjani, Helena Christensen and Christian and Francoise Lacroix. How we...

25.11.2016

The Welcoming House
The owners of the acclaimed stores and decorating firm Circa Interiors present eight stylish, beautiful homes blending comfort, beauty, and function with classic Southern hospitality. A house with an open door is like a friend with an open heart:...

19.02.2018

Sketching (12th printing)
Sketching is an incredibly broad and practical survey of sketching techniques for product designers. It goes without saying that the book is suited for the classroom, but every design studio will also find this manual an asset,...

02.08.2016

Beautiful Users
In the mid-twentieth century, Henry Dreyfuss—widely considered the father of industrial design—pioneered a user-centered approach to design that focuses on studying people's behaviors and attitudes as a key first step in developing successful...

24.11.2015

Interior Design & Decoration
Addressing interior design and decoration from the ancients to the moderns, this text describes the dominant influences of fashion design and focuses on the close relationship between interior design and the architecture of our times. With the Sixth...

27.03.2017

The Web Design WOW! Book
The perfect companion for The Photoshop 5/5.5 Wow Book, this awardwinning book has practical advice and creative inspiration for designers of Web, CD-ROM, or other onscreen communications. It showcases successful designs and covers the conceptual...

24.07.2014

White Space Is Not Your Enemy
Designing a brochure or web site without an art background? Step away from the computer and read this breezy introduction to visual communications first. Written for non-designers, White Space is Not Your Enemy is a practical graphic design and...

16.03.2018

Fantasia
Fantasia, invenzione, creatività e immaginazione nelle comunicazioni visive. È possibile capire come funzionano queste facoltà umane? Che relazione hanno con l'intelligenza e la memoria? Munari spiega tutto ciò con argomenti...

07.02.2014

Visual Aid 2
Following on from the successful Visual Aid: Stuff You’ve Forgotten, Things You Never Thought You Knew and Lessons You Didn’t Quite Get Around to Learning, Visual Aid 2 delves deeper into the factual world, looking at the...

10.03.2017

Web Style Guide, 3rd edition
This is an excellent Web design book from the 20,000 foot view. For instance, it discusses CSS, and how using an external style sheet can make managing the look and feel of your sitd easier. But the authors give no instructions on how to code the...

15.05.2013

Design Fur die Reale Welt
Victor Papaneks Design for the Real World" zahlt international zu den meist gelesenen Designbuchern aller Zeiten. Das Buch basiert auf dem Erwachen eines alternativen Designbegriffs vor dem Hintergrund des aufkommenden Postfordismus und der New...

18.12.2015

Design by Numbers
Most art and technology projects pair artists with engineers or scientists: the artist has the conception, and the technical person provides the know-how. John Maeda is an artist and a computer scientist, and he views the computer not as a...

16.12.2012

Minimum - Mini Edition
This work is an essay by the architect John Pawson, both expressing and embodying the ideas of reduction, of simplicity, of austerity, of repetition. The pages reveal stark but beautiful images of architecture and engineering, of ceramics and...

11.03.2013

Helvetica and the New York City Subway System
For years, the signs in the New York City subway system were a bewildering hodge-podge of lettering styles, sizes, shapes, materials, colors, and messages. The original mosaics (dating from as early as 1904), displaying a variety of serif and sans...

12.11.2013

Creative Jolt
Explores 17 ingenious approaches to overcoming creative stumbling blocks, enabling readers to increase their creative potential and produce original, intelligent, on-target designs.

06.07.2015

The Design of Sites
-- Improve your Web site step-by-step - and boost customer satisfaction and retention.-- Patterns for e-commerce, internationalization, site-branding, education, and more.-- Optimize home pages, layout, navigation, usability, and...

05.02.2018

The Strategic Web Designer
This book won't teach you how to build a website. But it will teach you how to think about the web, and in doing so, prepare you to lead web projects from the critical inception phase through to the ongoing nurturing process every website needs....

16.10.2017

The Comforts of Home
"The Comforts of Home" is a book that enters into the spirit of how we want to live now, at a time when excess is no longer desirable. Author Caroline Clifton-Mogg puts a welcoming and beautiful haven within everyone's reach. The first section, The...

24.05.2015

Understanding USA
Book by Wurman, Richard Saul

25.11.2013

Do Good Design
How Design CAN CHANGE the World Today, everyone is a designer. And the future of civilization is our common design project.How does design help choose our leaders?Why do we "really "have an environmental crisis?How can accessible design...

26.08.2017

Mobile & Multi-Device Design - Lessons Learned Building Polar
A quick read about the lessons learned from developing a mobile app/website with the user in mind. Obviously Polar is promoted here, since it's how they learned and Wroblewski is proud of it. But I think Polar is used as a concrete example that...

29.10.2013

Adobe InDesign CS5 on Demand
Adobe In Design CS5 is a desktop publishing program that can be used to create labels, certificates, forms, flyers, newsletters, and complete books. The program is very flexible. It allows the user to not only add and manipulate text but also...

04.02.2014

Drawing for Graphic Design
Here is a complete, comprehensive drawing reference for design students and professionals alike who want to implement drawing as a professional tool. In Drawing for Graphic Design, Timothy Samara empowers readers to add drawing to their...

18.12.2013

Graphic Design for the 21st Century
Covering a vast range of cutting-edge graphics, with politically charged anti-commercial work placed in the same context as Nike's latest ads, this book presents a sweeping look at today's most progressive graphic currents - from signage at...

21.10.2014

On Craftsmanship
The publication of New York sociologist Richard Sennett's study ‘TheCraftsman’, and of assorted government reports from all over the Western world, have helped to focus attention on the issue and to give it urgency. It ranges from teaching and...

06.06.2015

Exploring the Elements of Design
Designed to prepare you for success in graphic design, the third edition of EXPLORING THE ELEMENTS OF DESIGN has been completely updated to reflect the very latest in graphic design concepts and contemporary design work. With its straightforward...

27.03.2016

Rooms to Remember
With delightfully spirited text and gorgeous photographs, Rooms to Remember captures an original approach to decoration. The look is inspired but never enslaved by the past, and relies not on money but on imagination and freedom -- the freedom to...

22.12.2012

Decoding Design
Understand the Significance of Symbols in Your Design WorkOur world is comprised of a handful of very simple patterns that have been a part of human design since the beginning of time and have eternal significance."Decoding Design" reveals...

19.01.2016

An Eames Primer
The first book to capture the philosophy and spirit behind the work of Charles and Ray Eames, "An Eames Primer" offers an in-depth look at the couple's prolific legacy--one that has placed them among the most important American designers of the...

18.10.2013

Process
This book provides an in-depth study of the creative and manufacturing processes behind 50 contemporary domestic design objects. Chosen from all around the world, they span furniture, lighting, tableware, textiles, and other products. Featuring the...

10.04.2017

Butterick's Practical Typography
Sensacional livro sobre tipografia moderna. Toca muito em diversos pontos importantes, como escolha de fontes não-óbvias e antigos hábitos da época das máquinas de escrever que inexplicavelmente ainda perduram tanto em...

21.04.2014

Visual Creativity
Mario Pricken's previous book, Creative Advertising, sparked the imaginations of countless advertising, marketing, media, and design professionals. Now Visual Creativity goes one step further.This practical guide is filled...

07.10.2014

Getting It Printed
If you want a good overall understanding about printing, this is a very helpful reference book. It's written at a level that beginners can understand and has plenty of support images to help you along the way. It explains more than book printing, so...

24.08.2015

Web Design
This addition to our popular Web Design series focuses on very carefully crafted navigation systems, where usability and narrative are taken in consideration in the development of the website. Featuring over 90 projects from more than 20 countries,...

25.03.2013

Logo, Font & Lettering Bible
Put the power to design logos and type in your own hands!Why be a designer who must rely upon preexisting typefaces and clip art when you can become the kind of designer who creates logos, fonts and lettering of your own? Leslie Cabarga, author of...

04.06.2016

Barbara Barry
The first book from acclaimed interior designer Barbara Barry explores the beauty and principles of good design. Barbara Barry’s work has long been praised for its quiet refinement, soothing palette, and graceful furnishings, as well as for its...

09.02.2014

Designing the Conversation
Facilitation skills are the foundation of every successful design practice, yet training on this core competency has been largely unavailable--until now. "Designing the Conversation: Techniques for Successful Facilitation" is a complete guide to...

10.09.2016

Smashing UX Design
The ultimate guide to UX from the world's most popular resource for web designers and developers"Smashing Magazine" is the world′s most popular resource for web designers and developers and with this book the authors provide the ideal...

31.05.2018

Smashing CSS
PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUES FOR MODERN LAYOUTSmashing CSS takes you well beyond the basics, covering not only the finer points of layout and effects, but introduces you to the future with HTML5 and CSS3. Very few in the industry can show you the ins and...

20.01.2016

Playfully Rigid
This broad selection of Swiss architecture, graphic design, and design from 1950 to 2006 demonstrates that in this context, playful humor and clarity are by no means opposites, but a highly unusual duo of qualities that mingle and interpenetrate....

15.03.2017

Getting It Printed
If you want a good overall understanding about printing, this is a very helpful reference book. It's written at a level that beginners can understand and has plenty of support images to help you along the way. It explains more than book printing, so...

18.07.2014

Transmaterial 2
As the speed of technological progress continues to accelerate, innovation threatens to outpace architects' and designers' working knowledge of materials, thereby limiting their applicability. In order to stay at the cutting edge of design, a...

24.02.2016

Looking Closer 4
The most stimulating installment yet in the acclaimed Looking Closer series! This enthralling collection of essays assembles some of the most intriguing critical commentary published in professional and general interest design magazines from 1997 to...

01.11.2013

A Practical Guide to Usability Testing
In this volume, the authors begin by defining usability, advocating and explaining the methods of usability engineering and reviewing many techniques for assessing and assuring usability throughout the development process. They then follow all the...

23.05.2015

American Modern
Designer and merchant, collector and tastemaker, Thomas O’Brien has made a career of translating cool notions of modernism into an easy and generous array of modern styles that anyone can attain. Now he introduces readers to a...

23.05.2017

C/ID
c/id provides a timely survey of the best recent design work for cultural clients, including galleries, museums, theatres and auditoriums. Thirty international case studies are featured that clearly express what good design can do to improve the...

01.04.2016

Head First Web Design
Want to know how to make your pages look beautiful, communicate your message effectively, guide visitors through your website with ease, and get everything approved by the accessibility and usability police at the same time? Head First Web...

16.09.2016

Materials for Inspirational Design
This informative and attractive book will provide education and inspiration for design professionals and students alike.Materials for Inspirational Design provides today's designer with a myriad of material possibilities....

26.02.2016

Typographica
The magazine Typographica--brainchild of founder, editor, designer, and renowned typographer Herbert Spencer--had a brief life, a total of 32 issues published over nineteen years. But its influence stretched--and stretches--far beyond its modest...

30.07.2016

The Color Answer Book
Color is a catalyst for feelings - about how we look, decorate our home or office, plant in our garden, and relate to each other. The right colors stimulate or relax our senses, release happy memories, reflect how we feel about ourselves and about...

02.02.2015

Type. A Visual History of Typefaces & Graphic Styles
This book offers a connoisseur’s overview of typeface design, exploring the most elegant fonts from the history of publishing. Taken from a distinguished Dutch collection, this exuberant two-volume edition traces the evolution of...

15.02.2014

Logo, Font & Lettering Bible
This book is a hands-on guide to the entire process of making logos and fonts and even icons, all of which, essentially, start with the ability to draw letterforms. The intent of the book, in fact, is to enable the user to end reliance on "OPF"...

01.08.2013

Stylin' with CSS
This is one of the few reference books that I have actually sat down and read cover to cover, and it was completely worth it. For years, I had been struggling with using style sheets. I had learned HTML in a sort of mashed up, thrown-to-the-fire,...

16.02.2018

Design Is a Job
Mike Monteiro is someone I have repeatedly followed and unfollowed on Twitter over the last few years. His occasional clever wit and insight is largely eclipsed by his brash and arrogant stream-of-consciousness. He picks fights, makes fun of people,...

07.12.2013

Thinking with Your Hands
Describes the world's leading approach to art and design taught at Rhode Island School of DesignAt Rhode Island School of Design students are immersed in a culture where making questions, ideas, and objects, using and inventing materials, and...

09.07.2014

A Type Primer
Practical and hands-on in approach, this book/exercise manual speaks clearly to beginning graphic designers and others involved with type about the complex meeting of message, image, and history surrounding typography....

09.03.2013

The CSS3 Anthology
The CSS3 Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks & Hacks is a compilation of best-practice solutions to the most challenging CSS problems. The fourth edition of this best-selling full-color book has been completely revised and updated to...

27.06.2013

Typography, Referenced
Typography, Referenced was named to the 2013 Outstanding Reference Sources List, an annual handpicked list from the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA, a division of the American Library Association) of the most noteworthy...

05.01.2017

Welcome to Big Biba
Big Biba , the final flowering of Barbara Hulanicki's legendary Biba store in London, was a shop like no other, before or since. It was a fabulous fantasy palace that brought the indulgence of Hollywood to the world of retail. Big Biba lasted just...

01.06.2014

Microinteractions
It’s the little things that turn a good digital product into a great one. With this practical book, you’ll learn how to design effective microinteractions: the small details that exist inside and around features. How can users change a setting? How...

25.01.2015

Looking Closer 4
The most stimulating installment yet in the acclaimed Looking Closer series! This enthralling collection of essays assembles some of the most intriguing critical commentary published in professional and general interest design magazines from 1997 to...

31.08.2013

Visual Aid
There are times in your life when you find yourself pondering basic general knowledge questions and your gaps in information. So, if you’ve passed through education and still find yourself asking “Where’s your liver?” or “What beats a full house in...

06.09.2016

The Non-Designer's Presentation Book
These days, it's not just corporate marketing directors tasked with giving computer-based presentations--anyone forced to stand in front of a crowd and talk for more than three minutes had better know how to put together a slide presentation. You're...

28.07.2015

Creating Vintage Style
In the beautiful book Lucinda Ganderton explores the many ways in which you can use antique fabrics, collectibles, and flea-market finds to decorate every part of your home, from bedrooms to outdoor spaces. Contemporary vintage is an eclectic style...

29.09.2013

Fluid Web Typography
In this text, Jason shows Web designers how to apply the principles of fluid typography, Web-safe fonts, downloaded fonts, and type on images to create robust scalable designs without resorting to type in images or Adobe Flash.

06.06.2013

Designing Web Usability
Jakob Nielsen busca en este libro entregar los lineamientos mínimos que debe considerar un desarrollador/diseñador al momento de crear una web. El libro lleva su tiempo, fue publicado en el año 2000, sin embargo los tópicos...

21.10.2015

The Mobile Frontier
Rachel Hinman is a researcher, designer and a recognized thought leader in the mobile user experience field. Her passions for cultural study, art, and design coupled with the belief that people can use technology to improve the human condition have...

25.11.2013

Design Language
One hundred art-related terms are structurally and etymologically examined. Helps people to learn design by using vocabulary to explore style, form and composition. Hard cover

26.06.2013

Graphic Design in America
During the past few decades the images of graphic design have come to play an increasingly significant role on the American scene. But despite their ubiquity and because they often serve commerce, these visual messages are seldom deemed significant...

24.10.2017

401 Design Meditations
In need of advice? Just want to sound off? Opening this volume is like grabbing lunch with a fellow designer to commiserate or celebrate. In its pages, noteworthy designers, both past and present, working in fields ranging from graphic design,...

13.10.2017

Communicating Design
Most discussion about Web design seems to focus on the creative process, yet turning concept into reality requires a strong set of deliverables�the documentation (concept model, site maps, usability reports, and more) that...

24.02.2017

CSS Mastery
This book is your indispensable guide to cutting-edge CSS developmentall you need to work your way up to CSS professional. You'll learn how to: - Plan, organize, and maintain your stylesheets more effectively- Apply the secrets of liquid,...

25.09.2013

Designing Gestural Interfaces
If you want to get ahead in this new era of interaction design, this is the reference you need. Nintendo's Wii and Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch have made gestural interfaces popular, but until now there's been no complete source of information...

19.12.2017

Design Thinking (Basic Design #8)
Basics Design: Design Thinking is an introduction to the process of generating creative ideas and concepts. It indentifies methods and thought processes used by designers in order to start the process that eventually leads to a finished piece of...

03.06.2016

Open Your Eyes
For nearly forty years and in numerous books, Alexandra Stoddard has shared her keen eye for design and sure sense of style. Now this renowned decorator and lifestyle philosopher teaches you hoe to see with the expertise and clarity of professional...

11.04.2014

Web Site Usability
"Web Site Usability: A Designer's Guide" is a report that every person involved in Web design, commerce, or online marketing will want to have. This book is, undoubtedly, the most comprehensive data demonstrating how Web sites actually work when...

03.11.2012

The Push Pin Graphic
Part design and illustration studio, part pop culture think tank, Push Pin Studios made a phenomenal impact on visual culture from the 1950s to the 1980s, representing an important chapter in postwar graphic design. Founding member Seymour Chwast...

09.05.2015

Remote Research
Remote studies allow you to recruit subjects quickly, cheaply, and immediately, and give you the opportunity to observe users as they behave naturally in their on environment. In Remote Research, Nate Bolt and Tony Tulathimutte teach you how to...

03.07.2015

Art of McSweeney's
A novel with each cover hand-illustrated by the author. Literary journals bound by magnets, or designed to look like junk mail. The sharp wit, gorgeous design, and playful why not invention of independent literary publisher McSweeney's have earned...

18.05.2016

Adobe Photoshop CS6 Classroom in a Book (Classroom in a Book
I needed a good book to gain a formal understanding of PhotoShop basics, and for the most part, this book did a pretty good job fulfilling that need. The tutorials were fairly straight-forward and easy-to-follow, though sometimes the directions...

28.03.2014

The Education of an Illustrator
This revolutionary book fills a practical and an intellectual void for educators, students, and professionals in the field of illustration. Based on interviews with top illustrators and teachers, the book discusses how professionals acquired their...

11.09.2016

Solving Problems with Design Thinking
Design-oriented firms such as Apple and IDEO have demonstrated how design thinking can affect business results. However, most managers lack a sense of how to use this new approach for issues other than product development and sales growth. "Solving...

30.06.2014

Typo-Graphics
The fascination of type for typographers and graphic designers alike has always been theinterplay between the form--the style and shape of the letterform itself--and the content--the message that the type carries as it appears on the page....

05.08.2014

Business and Legal Forms for Graphic Designers
This classic industry tool, now in its fourth edition, brings together more than fifty essential and ready-to-use forms for graphic designers. All forms are accompanied by thorough explanations and are made available on CD-ROM so that they can be...

26.11.2012

Package Design Workbook
The Art and Science of Successful PackagingThis comprehensive guide provides designers with a thoughtful packaging primer that covers the challenges of designing packaging for a competitive market in a very hardworking and...

05.10.2013

Dom Scripting
We know from the success of titles such as Web Standards Solutions, Cascading Style Sheets: Separating Content from Presentation, and TheWeb Designer's Reference that web designers are increasingly concerned with making sites that don't just look...

21.05.2018

Massive Change
Massive Change is a modern illustrated primer on the new inventions, technologies, and events that are affecting the human race worldwide. The book is a part of a broader research project by Bruce Mau Design intended to provoke debate and discussion...

29.06.2016

The Advertising Concept Book
How do you write a great ad? Pete Barry, who worked at Ogilvy London and now teaches in New York, goes straight to the basics: work out what you want to say, who you are saying it to, and how you want to say it. No amount of glossy presentation will...

15.10.2017

Design Forward
.Design as a strategic and holistic way of finding and creating sustainable and successful solutions .A presentation of new tendencies and strategic approaches that work for positive change In this book Hartmut Esslinger - one of the most...

02.07.2015

79 Short Essays on Design
Seventy-nine Short Essays on Design brings together the best of designer Michael Bierut's critical writingserious or humorous, flattering or biting, but always on the mark. Bierut is widely considered the finest observer on design writing...

18.09.2014

The Elements of Content Strategy
Content strategy is the web’s hottest new thing. But where did it come from? And why does it matter? And what does the content renaissance mean for you? This brief guide explores content strategy’s roots, and quickly and expertly demonstrates not...

09.03.2017

Contextual Design
If necessity is the mother of invention, then if you don't know what the users need you can't invent. Karen and Hugh present a step-by-step way to uncover, understand, and use those needs. If developers are not already using techniques like those...

05.07.2015