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Web Designer's Idea Book, Volume 4

Book Description

Discover the latest trends in web design!

Looking for inspiration for your latest web design project? Expert Patrick McNeil, author of the popular Web Designer's Idea Book series, is back with all new examples of today's best website design. Featuring more than 650 examples of the latest trends, this fourth volume of The Web Designer's Idea Book is overflowing with visual inspiration.

Arranged categorically, this fully illustrated guide puts important topics like design styles, elements, themes and responsive design at your fingertips. This new volume also includes a detailed discussion of portfolios to help you stay ahead of the pack and keep your portfolio fresh and relevant.

The world of web design is constantly reinventing itself. Stay on top of what's hot with the latest installment of this indispensable reference.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Special Offers
  4. Dedication
  5. Table of Contents
  6. Portfolio Sites
  7. 01
    1. Portfolio styles and trends
    2. Super Clean
    3. Illustrated Designs
    4. Masonry Styles
    5. One Page Folios
    6. Front and Center
    7. Atypical Portfolios
    8. Thematic Portfolios
    9. Landing Page Portfolios
    10. Responsive Portfolios
  8. 02 Portfolios by Region
    1. European Union
    2. Eastern Europe
    3. North America
    4. South America
    5. Asia
    6. Oceana
    7. Middle East
  9. 03 Portfolios by Agency Size
    1. One Man Show
    2. The Micro Agency (fewer than 10 people)
    3. Medium Agencies (10 to 50 people)
    4. Large Agencies (50 people or more)
  10. 04 Portfolios by Type of Work
    1. Interactive and Web
    2. User Interface and User Experience Design
    3. Mobile App Design and Development
    4. Developers and Programmers
    5. Icon Design
    6. Animation and Motion Graphics
    7. Branding and Logo Work
    8. Print Design
    9. Typography
    10. Photography
    11. Fine Art
    12. Illustration
    13. Advertising
    14. Other Types of Work
  11. 05 Design Styles
    1. Flat Designs
    2. Anti-Flat Designs
    3. 3-D Designs
    4. Minimal
    5. Chromeless
    6. White Text On a Photo
    7. Vector-Style Illustrations
    8. Storytelling
    9. The Super Hero
    10. Chalkboards
    11. Vertical Divides
  12. 06 Design Themes
    1. Monochromatic Plus One
    2. Rainbow of Colors
    3. Nature
    4. Sketchy
    5. Vintage
    6. Extreme
    7. Futuristic
    8. Holiday
  13. 07 Design Elements
    1. Navicons On the Desktop
    2. Jumbo Animated Sidebars
    3. Teaser Screen
    4. Decorative Text
    5. Atypical Navigation
    6. Icons
    7. Instant Sign-Up
    8. Transparency
    9. Ribbons
    10. Prompt to Scroll
    11. In-Page Navigation
    12. Ornamental
    13. Video Backgrounds
    14. Geometric Shapes
  14. 08 Responsive Elements
    1. Responsive Images
    2. Responsive Galleries
    3. Responsive Navigation
    4. Responsive Select Menus
    5. Responsive Checkouts
    6. Responsive Logins
    7. Responsive Priorities
    8. Responsive Bands of Content
    9. Responsive Reformatting Layouts
  15. About the Author
  16. Word From the Author
  17. Copyright