Web Style Guide: Foundations of User Experience Design (Paperback)

Foundations of User Experience Design

By Patrick J. Lynch, Sarah Horton, Ethan Marcotte (Foreword by)

Yale University Press, 9780300211658, 408pp.

Publication Date: August 23, 2016

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Description

A classic reference book on user interface design and graphic design for web sites, updated to reflect a rapidly changing market

Consistently praised as the best volume on classic elements of web site design, Web Style Guide has sold many thousands of copies and has been published around the world. This new revised edition confirms Web Style Guide as the go-to authority in a rapidly changing market. As web designers move from building sites from scratch to using content management and aggregation tools, the book's focus shifts away from code samples and toward best practices, especially those involving mobile experience, social media, and accessibility. An ideal reference for web site designers in corporations, government, nonprofit organizations, and academic institutions, the book explains established design principles and covers all aspects of web design--from planning to production to maintenance. The guide also shows how these principles apply in web design projects whose primary concerns are information design, interface design, and efficient search and navigation.


About the Author

Patrick J. Lynch is senior digital officer in Yale University's Office of Public Affairs and Communications. He lives in North Haven, CT. Sarah Horton is user experience strategy lead for the Paciello Group. She lives in New York City.
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