Get to grips with flat design using Packt’s new book and eBook

May 2014 | Open Source, Web Graphics & Video

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of its new book Creating Flat Design Websites by António Pratas, is an practical, step-by-step tutorials along with plenty of explanation about designing your flat website. The print book comes in at 112 pages and is competitively priced at $22.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $11.89.

About the author:

António Pratas is a Portuguese designer living in London. He has an MSc in Multimedia Design and has been working as a designer since 2005. He has also co-founded a small design atelier and a web start-up. He previously wrote articles for designmodo.com, webdesignerdepot.com, and awwwards.com.

Flat design is a simple yet visually appealing and increasingly popular style, particularly good for people just starting to develop their own websites. Creating Flat Design helps the reader create a simple and good looking product in the flat design style. This book cover the origins of flat design, its principles as a visual style, and how to start designing right away, always making sure that the interface designed doesn't suffer from usability problems. The book also provides the reader with tips to avoid the usability mistakes that commonly accompany this style due to its simple look and elements, as well as how to start developing the look of website in HTML and CSS. Finally, the reader will learn how to create a Flat UI kit.

Creating Flat Design Websites covers the following essential topics:

Chapter 1: What is Flat Design?

Chapter 2: Designing in Flat

Chapter 3: Creating a Flat and Usable Interface

Chapter 4: Designing Your Own Flat Website

Chapter 5: Developing Your Site

Chapter 6: Creating Your Own Flat UI Kit

About Packt:

Packt is one of the most prolific and fast-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books focuses on practicality, recognising that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt's digitally-focused business model allows them to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.

Creating Flat Design Websites
Design and develop your own flat design websites in HTML

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/creating-flat-design-websites/book

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