It's a common thing for developers to hand off work to a designer because "I'm sooo bad at design. Everything I make looks ugly."
Well my terrible-designer friend, it's because most people don't know the PRINCIPLES of design.
How can you come up with a great looking color scheme if you don't understand the principles of which colors look great together?
You can sit there and scroll through all 2,000,000 colors...OR start reading the SitePoint Principles of Beautiful Web Design ebook to find out WHY a certain color will go well with another (and you can apply that info to every color combination you pick).
This ebook takes you through the all the principles of good web design. You'll learn to:
...this is the mantra behind this book.
So if you ever get stuck on something like a color scheme, you can always refer back to the Principles of Beautiful Web Design and quickly come up with the best combination.
Normally the ebook costs $30 on SitePoint (and is worth every penny), but for a LIMITED TIME ONLY you Sumo-lings can have it for only $19!
Get a "Designer's Eye" today with this SitePoint design ebook.
P.S. From the book I learned that wearing all black will make me look like a 450 lbs Sumo instead of a 510 lbs Sumo ;-)
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