Light reading: UI and web design

Staying on top of UI design is an important and time consuming task for web designers (extra super time consuming for geeky designers, like myself, whom are obsessed with grids and patterns). I recently picked up a copy of The Smashing Book which covers best practices of modern Web design. I have only touched on a few of the chapters on usability, color usage and the smashing story, but am enjoying the read so far and hope to put up a full review once I have fully digested the book. Below are a few others I have sifted through and recommend.



The Smashing Book

Designing for the social Web

The Visual Miscellaneum

Designing Web Interfaces

Essential Guide to User Interface Design

Little Black Book of Design – Kindle edition

Designing Interactions

Envisioning Information

Web Form Design: Filling in the Blanks

Designing The Obvious

Don’t make me Think

And a couple websites you should check out as well:


http://ui-patterns.com


http://designsnips.com/

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