Our printed Smashing Books are crafted to deliver in-depth knowledge and expertise shared by experts and practitioners from the industry. We strongly believe in print and in the benefits of tangible books — they are our editorial flagships.
We’ve started working on the Smashing Book #4 which will consist of two hardcover books, “Coding” and “Design,” each with approximately eight chapters, both neatly packaged into one slipcase. New Perspectives on Coding and Web design will have practical tips on current practices and common design problems. The book will be as ambitious as it is beautiful — a unique, extraordinary artefact, filled with valuable insight for Web designers and developers!
The Smashing Book #4 consists of two separate hardcover books, neatly packaged into one slipcase and can be pre-ordered in the Smashing Shop.
Our brand new printed Mobile Book features the most important things that you need to know as a designer, developer or mobile strategist to create beautiful and rich mobile experiences. You’ll dive deep into the peculiarities of the mobile industry, explore responsive design strategy, design patterns and optimization techniques, learn about wireframing and prototyping for mobile as well as the guidelines for designing with gestures and touch.
The extra to the book provides insights into the popular platforms such as iOS and Windows Phone and also introduces developing and debugging techniques for advanced HTML5 Web applications.
Well-known experts such as Peter-Paul Koch, Stephanie Rieger, Trent Walton, Brad Frost, Dave Olsen, Josh Clark and Remy Sharp have contributed to the book to present the most relevant and valuable insights. To ensure the quality of the material, the chapters have been reviewed by Scott Jenson, Bryan Rieger, Tim Kadlec, Bruce Lawson and other active members of the mobile design community. The foreword was written by Jeremy Keith. The result is a fantastic, valuable quality book that every designer should have on her bookshelf.
This bundle includes The Mobile Book and Smashing Book #3 – Redesign the Web. It sets you up with all the recent information on responsive Web design and Web design strategy you need. The bundle includes the printed editions and grants you immediate access to the downloads of the digital editions of both books. Embrace the mobile Web!
You will get useful advice on innovative UX techniques, learn about the peculiarities of mobile context in Web design and discover appropriate Photoshop techniques. You’ll study a practical hands-on guide to a bullet-proof workflow for responsive Web design. The book challenges you to think differently about your work, your code and your designs.
Over the last years, we’ve printed four printed books with exclusive content, all carefully edited and thoroughly reviewed according to the rigorous quality control that Smashing Magazine’s online articles are known for. The books cover the various areas of Web design and Web development and established themselves as valuable, quality books for Web professionals.
We’ve prepared a couple of complete bundles with all our books for your convenience. Even though the first two books were published a couple of years ago, they remain relevant and valuable, because they were designed by our editorial team to be timeless. Save 20% off the price and get yourself the Smashing Anthology, a collection of all of our Smashing Books as of today.
The Smashing Book 2 is a printed book about best practices in modern Web design. This book shares valuable practical insight into design, usability and coding. It provides professional advice for designing mobile applications and building successful e-commerce websites, and it explains common coding mistakes and how to avoid them.
The book shares valuable practical insight into design, usability and coding. It provides professional advice for designing mobile applications and building successful e-commerce websites, as well as a guideline to avoid common coding mistakes. You’ll explore the principles of professional design-thinking and graphic design and learn how to apply psychology and game theory to create engaging user experiences. We also feature interviews from experts on the future of Web typography and describe how you can publish a book on your own.
The Smashing Book is a printed book about best practices in modern Web design. The book shares technical tips and best practices on coding, usability and optimization and explores how to create successful user interfaces and apply marketing principles to increase conversion rates. It also shows how to get the most out of typography, color and branding to end up with intuitive and effective Web designs. As a bonus, you will also get a peek behind the curtains of Smashing Magazine.
This first Smashing Book looks at Web design rules of thumb, color theory, usability guidelines, user interface design, best coding and optimization practices, as well as typography, marketing, branding and exclusive insights from top designers across the globe.
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