Karin's Recommended Web Design Books

A Listmania! list by K. Carlson "web designer" (Winnipeg, Canada)
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Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability (2nd Edition)
1.  Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability (2nd Edition) by Steve Krug
The list author says:
  "Website deisgn principles based on research for ease-of-use. A must-read."
CDN$ 26.33   Used & New from: CDN$ 11.09
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Web Development: A Visual Spatial Approach
2.  Web Development: A Visual Spatial Approach by Craig Baehr
The list author says:
  "More website design principles. No coding here, just how to design your site and pages well."
Used & New from: CDN$ 39.95

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Designing with Web Standards (3rd Edition)
3.  Designing with Web Standards (3rd Edition) by Jeffrey Zeldman
The list author says:
  "Best practice web design in standards-based design. Read this book and be amazed."
CDN$ 32.59   Used & New from: CDN$ 13.33
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Eric Meyer on CSS: Mastering the Language of Web Design
4.  Eric Meyer on CSS: Mastering the Language of Web Design by Eric Meyer
The list author says:
  "A definitive guide that explains how to write CSS. This one is the one with the most stickies in my library."
Used & New from: CDN$ 0.40
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

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More Eric Meyer on CSS
5.  More Eric Meyer on CSS by Eric Meyer
The list author says:
  "The sequel to #4. Assumes you can do the stuff in #4."
Used & New from: CDN$ 0.78
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Css Mastery: Advanced Web Standards Solutions
6.  Css Mastery: Advanced Web Standards Solutions by Simon Collison
The list author says:
  "Advanced Web Standards Solutions - A how-to book to do cool stuff, work-around brower bugs, and hacks with CSS."
Used & New from: CDN$ 9.44
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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CSS: The Definitive Guide
7.  CSS: The Definitive Guide by Eric A. Meyer
The list author says:
  "The Bible of CSS. This one ties for most stickies. A little less conversational then the others but full of great info."
CDN$ 29.78   Used & New from: CDN$ 3.07
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

CSS Pocket Reference: Visual Presentation for the Web
8.  CSS Pocket Reference: Visual Presentation for the Web by Eric A. Meyer
The list author says:
  "A pocket version of #7. I won this at a MB New Media meeting and it got me started on this whole CSS thing. Handy, but not for learning, use as a reference."
Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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The Zen of CSS Design: Visual Enlightenment for the Web
9.  The Zen of CSS Design: Visual Enlightenment for the Web by Dave Shea
The list author says:
  "Classic!! check out the website http://www.csszengarden.com/ where designers take exactly the same html and restyle it only with CSS and images. This book gives some case studies from the site."
Used & New from: CDN$ 0.77
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Bulletproof Web Design: Improving flexibility and protecting against worst-case scenarios with XHTML and CSS
10.  Bulletproof Web Design: Improving flexibility and protecting against worst-case scenarios with XHTML and CSS by Dan Cederholm
The list author says:
  ""...standards-based strategies for building designs that provide flexibility, readability, and user control..." That sums it up."
CDN$ 27.71   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

The Ultimate HTML Reference
11.  The Ultimate HTML Reference by Ian Lloyd
The list author says:
  "A great reference for those of us who learned HTML in little bits and pieces."
CDN$ 28.32   Used & New from: CDN$ 2.74
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

CSS: The Ultimate Reference
12.  CSS: The Ultimate Reference by Tommy Olssen
The list author says:
  "See #11 - same for CSS."
Used & New from: CDN$ 2.65
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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The Principles of Beautiful Web Design
13.  The Principles of Beautiful Web Design by Jason Beaird
The list author says:
  "Make your sites purdy."
Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01

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Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques
14.  Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques by David Karlins
The list author says:
  "Dreamweaver book to do specific things - not a general how-to book. Good if you know how to get around a little already."
CDN$ 16.37   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01

The Photoshop Anthology: 101 Web Design Tips, Tricks and Techniques
15.  The Photoshop Anthology: 101 Web Design Tips, Tricks and Techniques by Corrie Haffly
The list author says:
  "Another tips and tricks book, this one for Photoshop, specifically for web techniques (as opposed to print)."
CDN$ 47.50   Used & New from: CDN$ 1.86
1.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Last updated: 28/06/10
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