The Web Designer's Idea Book Volume 2: More of the Best Themes, Trends and Styles in Website Design
Volume 2 of The Web Designer's Idea Book includes more than 650 new websites arranged thematically, so you can easily find inspiration for your work. Author Patrick McNeil, creator of the popular web design blog designmeltdown.com and author of the original bestselling Web Designer's Idea Book, has cataloged thousands of sites, and showcas...more
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Easy to flip through and easy to digest.
Organized by basic design principles (emphasis, contrast, balance, alignment, repetition, flow) and then by site type, styles/themes, structural styles & structural elements.
My one gripe would be a desire to blow up at least one screenshot per section and call out the specific elements that are being demonstrated.
This and Vol 1 work well together - I only saw a handful of sites that were duplicated. The content was fresh and I liked the explanation at the beginning of each section. It was thoughtful without being preachy.