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wittysense · 2013-05-25 · Original thread
1. [Visual Grammar](http://books.google.com/books/about/VISUAL_GRAMMAR.html?id=w...) by Christian Leborg

2. [Emotional Design: Why We Love (or Hate) Everyday Things](http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0465051359/) by Don Norman

3. [The Elements of Typographic Style](http://www.amazon.com/Elements-Typographic-Style-Robert-Brin...) by Robert Bringhurst

4. [Grid Systems](http://www.amazon.com/Systems-Graphic-Systeme-Visuele-Gestal...) by Josef Muller-Brockmann

5. [Ordering Disorder: Grid Principles for Web Design](http://www.amazon.com/Ordering-Disorder-Principles-Design-Vo...) by Khoi Vinh

6. [Why Customers Really Buy: Uncovering the Emotional Triggers That Drive Sales](http://www.amazon.com/Why-Customers-Really-Buy-Uncovering/dp...) by Linda Goodman (I've had the pleasure of meeting her and overhearing her office conversation during my daily tasks at the office in Houston, where she worked for a spell. Incredibly sharp, and it is clear that her principles exposed in this book are thorough-going in her interactions with people. I think it would be important to apply her research to Lean methodologies, building Features only around Emotional Triggers. This is what we are aiming at, but I am making this connection right now, I believe, in saying this.)

7. [Contextual Design: Defining Customer-Centered Systems](http://www.amazon.com/Contextual-Design-Customer-Centered-In...) by Hugh Beyer, Karen Holtzblatt

moizsyed · 2012-01-25 · Original thread
Khoi Vinh's Ordering Disorder is a good book on grids, and its focused entirely on web design.

Although, nothing beats Brockmann's Grid Systems book mentioned earlier.

http://www.amazon.com/Ordering-Disorder-Principles-Design-Vo...

pdelgallego · 2011-02-02 · Original thread
I will go this way

Learn about Object-Oriented CSS.

- A short intro: http://www.slideshare.net/stubbornella/object-oriented-css

- Reference: http://oocss.org/

- Nettuts tutorial [1]

Learn About Grid Systems.

- 960.gs

- blueprint

- Ordering Disorder: Grid Principles for Web Design [2]

Learn about new CSS languages

- Sass & Scss

- Less css

Learn Css 3

- New Css selectors

- New Css new attributes

- Media Queries

- Modernizr and how to degrade in old browsers

- Book: Stunning CSS3: A project-based guide to the latest in CSS

- Book: Hardboiled Web Design

[1] http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/html-css-techniques/object...

[2] http://www.amazon.com/Ordering-Disorder-Principles-Design-Vo...

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