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10 Web Design Books for Beginners and Professionals

Whether you are just starting out, have been designing for a while or simply have a new interest in Web Design, the following books are must-haves for your book collection.

A few of the books we’ve rounded up are available for Kindle as well. Learn design fundamentals, modern design practices, usability techniques, and more.

  1. The Web Designer’s Idea Book: The Ultimate Guide To Themes, Trends & Styles In Website Design
  2. The Web Designer’s Idea Book, Vol. 2: More of the Best Themes, Trends and Styles in Website Design
  3. Learning Web Design: A Beginner’s Guide to (X)HTML, StyleSheets, and Web Graphics
  4. White Space is Not Your Enemy: A Beginner’s Guide to Communicating Visually through Graphic, Web and Multimedia Design
  5. The Principles of Beautiful Web Design, 2nd Edition
  6. Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 2nd Edition
  7. Above the Fold: Understanding the Principles of Successful Web Site Design
  8. InterACT with Web Standards: A holistic approach to web design (Voices That Matter)
  9. Web Standards Solutions: The Markup and Style Handbook
  10. Mobile Web Design For Dummies