Synopses & Reviews
Ever feel a little lost in the design world? Check out our updated, best-selling series of design books for “non-designers,” now available as a handy boxed set collection! Want to improve your Web design skills? Learn basic design principles that are essential to great Web design with The Non-Designer's Web Book, Third Edition
by Robin Williams
and John Tollett
. Want to learn more about design, but don't have time to study it? Try Robin William's classic The Non-Designer's Design Book, Second Edition.
Interested in hot typography techniques? Learn not just what looks best, but why, with The Non-Designer's Type Book, Second Edition
by Robin Williams.
These books are non-platform and non-software specific and feature funny and friendly prose mixed with design exercises, quizzes, and illustrations. Whether you've got designer's block or are the new-designer-on-the-block, The Non-Designer's Collection by Robin Williams and John Tollett has everything you need to go from wimpy to wow and take your work where it's never been before.
If you think web design is beyond your reach, or if you want your existing web site to look more professional, this thoroughly updated classic is the place to turn! In these pages, best-selling authors Robin Williams and John Tollett share the creative ideas, useful techniques, and basic design principles that are essential to great Web design-all in the context of the most current technology, software, and standards. Throughout, the authors' aim is to inspire you and spark your creativity rather than sedate you with pages and pages of code. To that end, you'll find loads of real-world examples, interesting illustrations, and the simple instructions you need to implement the techniques and concepts described in these pages.
"The Non-Designer's Web Book" is for anyone who aspires to be a Web designer. The text explains why Web design is different from print design and how to take advantage of it, where to get or how to make Web graphics easily, how to use typography on the Web, how to get a finished Web site up on the World Wide Web, and much more.
About the Author
is the author of dozens of best-selling and award-winning books, including The Little Mac Book, The Mac is not a typewriter, Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger: Peachpit Learning Series, Robin Williams Design Workshop
and Web Design Workshop
. Through her writing, teaching, and seminars, Robin has educated and influenced an entire generation of computer users in the areas of design, typography, desktop publishing, the Mac, and the web.
John Tollett has co-authored numerous books with Robin, including Robin Williams Cool Mac Apps, The Robin Williams Mac OS X Book, Robin Williams Design Workshop and Web Design Workshop, and more. John has more than 30 years' experience working as a professional designer and illustrator for a dozen advertising agencies, as a freelancer, and as a partner in a web design firm. He has used the Macintosh professionally since 1988, most recently for digital video editing, DVD design, and DVD authoring.