Books Giveaway: Winners


Last week we announced a books giveaway1 (the page take minutes to load) — we were giving away 10 professional web design-related books that cover the topics CSS, usability, user interface design, innovation, web navigation, web form design and JavaScript programming.

We genuinely appreciate our community and respect our readers for reading us, and now we wanted to give something back. Over 3,500 readers participated in the giveaway. And the winners are now announced in this post.

Books and Winners

# Cover Title
by Author
1 Screenshot2 Ajax: The Definitive Guide
by Anthony Holdener
Militaru (#491)
2 Screenshot3 Pro JavaScript Techniques
by John Resig
Adam K. (#1562)
3 Screenshot4 Thinking with Type
by Ellen Lupton
Brian (#304)
4 Screenshot5 Geometry of Design: Studies in Proportion and Composition
by Kimberley Elam
Marco (#2590)
5 Screenshot6 Photoshop CS3 Bible
by Laurie Ulrich Fuller, Robert C. Fuller
Lindsey Lake (#1040)
6 Screenshot7 Letterhead and Logo Design: v. 9
by Mine
Huy (#3251)
7 Books Giveaway Designing Web Navigation
by James Kalbach
Owen (#881)
8 Books Giveaway8

The CSS Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks and Hacks
by Rachel Andrew
hd-J (#648)
9 Books Giveaway9

Layers: The Complete Guide to Photoshop’s Most Powerful Feature
by Matt Kloskowski
Toju (#2353)
10 Books Giveaway10

Bierut: 79 Short Essays on Design
by Michael Bierut
wendy wallach (#1729)

Congratulations to the winners! All winners have already been contacted.

Be prepared, we are going to smash you big next time, more giveaways are coming. Therefore maybe it’s a good time to subscribe to our RSS-feed11 Subscribe to our RSS-feed12.


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    Thanks Smashing Magazine

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    nice for the winners xD ^_^ grats!

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    Congratulations for the winners!

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    whoever wrote ‘Designing Web Navigation: Optimizing the User Experience’ needs to buy ‘Designing Book Covers: Optimizing the cover to relate to the cotent instead of using a poor drawing of a cat’

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    Congrats to the winners.


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