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March 27, 2009

Sexy Web Design--New from SitePoint: The Secrets to Building Beautiful Web Interfaces From Scratch

Sexy Web Design Sebastopol, CASitePoint recently announced the release of Sexy Web Design, an easy-to-follow guide that teaches the secrets to building breathtaking web interfaces from scratch.

The book's author, Elliot Jay Stocks, an independent designer whose client list includes Blue Flavor, The Beatles, EMI Records, and Carsonified, is widely regarded as a leader in the craft of making things look beautiful on the web. He speaks regularly at web design events around the globe such as Future of Web Design and the London Design Festival, and writes for various online and offline publications.

The book's full-color layout and large format (8" x 10") make Sexy Web Design a pleasure to read. Among other features, you will find:

  • 6 beautifully illustrated chapters
  • Design principles of research, structure, aesthetics, and deliverables.
  • Real-world examples
  • A practical approach to teaching design

"Not everyone is blessed with a natural talent for design, but with this book, readers will be able to create their own gorgeous web sites--even if they're a little short on design skills" explained SitePoint co-founder, Matt Mickiewicz. "Not only does this book teach readers how to create visually stunning designs, it shows readers how to create something that's breathtaking, while maintaining usability and functionality."

For review copies or more information please email sitepointpr@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

For other inquires, such as excerpt or interview requests, please contact Shayne.Tilley@sitepoint.com.

Elliot Jay Stocks is an independent designer whose client list includes Wordpress, Blue Flavor, The Beatles, EMI Records, and Carsonified.

Additional Resources
Sexy Web Design is available right now in printed and PDF formats. For more information, to download free sample chapters and to view the table of contents visit:

 http://www.sitepoint.com/books/sexy1.

Sexy Web Design
Publisher: SitePoint
Elliot Jay Stocks
ISBN: 9780980455236, 300 pages, $39.95 USD
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