Sitepoint has come up with a very interesting and fabulous book (IMO). Even though i am occupied with other things to design a site, this is one purchase which will come in handy in the future.
Tired of making web sites that work absolutely perfectly but just don’t, well, look very nice? Using The Principles of Beautiful Web Design, you’ll see just how easy it can be to create aesthetically pleasing and usable web site designs
This book will show you how to:
- Create amazing designs from scratch
- Understand why some designs “work”
- Unleash your creative talents
- Master the design fundamentals: layout, color, texture, typography and imagery
- Uncover the trade secrets the great designers keep to themselves
- …and much more. Far too many things
Hoping to get a jump on Google and other competitors, Adobe Systems plans to release a hosted version of its popular Photoshop image-editing application within six months, the company’s chief executive said Tuesday.
The online service is part of a larger move to introduce ad-supported online services to complement its existing products and broaden the company reach into the consumer market, Adobe CEO Bruce Chizen told CNET News.com.