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Our charming Printed Books

7 printed books

Quality matters. Our printed Books are crafted to deliver in-depth knowledge and expertise shared by experts and practitioners from the industry. They are our editorial flagships — and the recent one, Design Systems is a quite charming character.

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Design Systems (Hardcover + eBook)

As the web continues to become more complex, designing static pages has become untenable, so that many of us have started to approach design in a more systematic way. In this book, Alla Kholmatova sets out to identify what makes an effective design system that can empower teams to create great digital products.

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  • Written by Alla Kholmatova
  • Published on September 2017
  • Tags: Design

Hardcover

$ 29.00

Gorgeous, printed book. eBook is included. Now available.

eBook

$ 9.90

PDF, ePUB, Amazon Kindle.

Digital Adaptation (Hardcover + eBook)

Nothing is more frustrating than stubborn management entangled in dated workflows and inefficient processes. That’s why we created “Digital Adaptation”, a new practical book on how to help senior management understand the Web and adapt the business, culture, team structure and workflows accordingly.

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  • Written by Paul Boag
  • Published on February 2014
  • Tags: Business

Hardcover

$ 29.00

Gorgeous, printed book. eBook is included. Now available.

eBook

$ 9.90

PDF, ePUB, Amazon Kindle.

Inclusive Design Patterns (Hardcover + eBook)

We might not realize it, but as developers, we build inaccessible websites all the time. It’s not for the lack of care or talent though — it’s a matter of doing things the wrong way. In our new book, Inclusive Design Patterns, we explore how we can craft accessible interfaces without extra effort — and what front-end design patterns we can use to create inclusive experiences.

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  • Written by Heydon Pickering
  • Published on September 2016
  • Tags: Accessibility, Design

Hardcover

$ 34.90

Gorgeous, printed book. eBook is included. Now available.

eBook

$ 14.90

PDF, ePUB, Amazon Kindle.

Smashing Book #5 (Hardcover + eBook)

Responsive design is a default these days, but we are all still figuring out just the right process and techniques to better craft responsive websites. That’s why we created a new book — to gather practical techniques and strategies from people who have learned how to get things done right, in actual projects with actual real-world challenges.

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  • Published on October 2016
  • Tags: Responsive Web Design

Hardcover

$ 39.00

Gorgeous, printed book. eBook is included. Now available.

eBook

$ 19.00

PDF, ePUB, Amazon Kindle.

The Sketch Handbook (Hardcover + eBook)

If you’re designing for the web today, you are probably using Sketch. We do, too, so we created “The Sketch Handbook”, filled with many practical examples and tutorials in 12 jam-packed chapters.

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  • Written by Christian Krammer
  • Published on November 2016
  • Tags: Sketch, Graphics, Design

Hardcover

$ 34.90

Gorgeous, printed book. eBook is included. Now available.

eBook

$ 14.90

PDF, ePUB, Amazon Kindle.

User Experience Revolution (Hardcover + eBook)

Many companies try to create a great experience for customers. But few are willing to make the changes required to deliver on that promise. In fact most don’t even realize just how bad their experience can be.

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  • Written by Paul Boag
  • Published on April 2017
  • Tags: UX

Hardcover

$ 29.00

Gorgeous, printed book. eBook is included. Now available.

eBook

$ 14.90

PDF, ePUB, Amazon Kindle.

White Hat UX (Hardcover + eBook)

Most things in life come with a dark side. For years, the online space has acted as a playground for thieves, bandits and murky types who will use every trick in the book to make you do the opposite of what you set out to do. But there is hope. The next generation in user experience is coming.

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