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A new guide to graphic design by Scott W. Santoro

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«It’s been a long time since I last opened a graph­ic design text­book. With the “Guide to Graph­ic Design“, I have now refreshed my design school memor­ies. Thanks to the author, Scott San­toro.»

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Must-Read Free eBooks for Graphic Designers

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«That quote you have just read up there, is a quote from Paul Rand, explain­ing how he sees good design. Those are the words of a ter­ribly well-read man. As we’ve poin­ted out in a pre­vi­ous art­icle about must-read free eBooks for web design­ers, people might try to bring you down, telling you “you can’t mas­ter a sub­ject just by read­ing a book”. That might be all well and true, but you cer­tainly can’t mas­ter a sub­ject without read­ing, as Paul Rand so obvi­ously illus­trates.»

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16 Free eBooks for Designers and Developers

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«Being a design­er or developer means that you’ll nev­er be able to stop learn­ing. Learn­ing is like your second leg. You can still move with only one but won’t win any con­tests any longer. Free eBooks are per­fect in help­ing you stay­ing updated as they usu­ally offer know­ledge in a very com­pact form.»

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10 Free JavaScript Books

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«This is a col­lec­tion of free books to read if you’d like to learn about JavaS­cript. These JavaS­cript books are in vari­ous digit­al formats: PDF, EPUB, HTML, etc.»

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50 Books Web Designers Should Read

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«Learn­ing is con­stant. As web design pro­fes­sion­als, you have to be con­stantly in the know about the latest trends and tech­no­lo­gies in web design. Aside from those skills, you also need to devel­op oth­er aspects of your life in order to achieve a good work-life bal­ance in order to suc­ceed.»

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10 Free Web Design Books Worth Reading

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«Here’s a list of excel­lent free web design books. They offer a wealth of valu­able tips and insights. These books are in digit­al format.»

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15 Best Design Books for Learning to Make Website Textures, Icons, and More

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«The craft of web design is often over­looked as easy – as if any­one could pick it up & learn. In some ways this is true: any­one can learn to be a great web design­er. But it’s not easy and nobody just picks up web design in a few weeks.»

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15 Free Books for People Who Code

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«This is a col­lec­tion of free pro­gram­ming books that are in digital/online format. The books in this list provide time­less insights that are uni­ver­sally applic­able to all pro­gram­ming lan­guages.»

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Free Design eBooks That Any Designer Should Read

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«Today’s day in age, everything is digit­al. As a res­ult, everything must move ahead to keep up with the times, includ­ing books. The digit­al form of books are known as eBooks, and there are eBooks about everything! The good thing about eBooks is that with your tab­let, e-read­er or smart­phone, you can carry a lib­rary sized amount of books com­pared to the phys­ic­al books; as well as sav­ing paper, ink, and the pos­sib­il­ity of your books becom­ing dam­aged.»

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→ designyourway.net

15 Free Ebooks for Designers & Developers in 2015

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«Whenev­er you are a new­bie design­er, or an advanced pro, the Web always has some inter­est­ing read­ing for you. Look­ing for a little exper­i­ence in wir­ing SVG, build­ing web apps or becom­ing a full-time freel­an­cer? Well, there is no need to drown in hefty books.»

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