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Now you can read one of the most influential books on Web design and learn about Web design online. Take one, two or all three courses to learn about the phases of the Web design process. Each class includes the full text from the book as well as quizzes to test your understanding of the information. Sign up now and start your career as a Web designer.

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About Above the Fold

Above the Fold is a book about the fundamentals of clear graphic communication within the context of Web design. The book has three sections, which follow the cycle of a typical Web project: plan, design and optimize. With over 50,000 copies sold, this book is the definitive source for people looking to learn Web design.

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Plan
Plan

Course 1 focuses on the pre-desgin phase of a Web project. From project planning and brief writing to information architecture and responsive grid creation. 

Design
Design

The second course of Above the Fold explores the enduring principles of design and the nuances that are specific to the field of Web design. 

Optimize
Optimize

Close the loop and discover ways to enable your client to maximize the investment they’ve made in their Web site with marketing and anaytics. 

Meet Brian D. Miller

As Chief Digital Office and Creative Director at Lapine Associates, Brian D. Miller is  a sought-after expert in developing product and company branding strategies for emerging startups and Fortune 500 organizations.

Brian is a former executive board member for the Type Directors Club and a long-standing member of Adobe’s Customer Advisory Board, where he advises in the area of typography.

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Praise for Above the Fold

If you are looking for a good read on guidelines for design and print this book is it!

Amazon Reviewer
Rating: 5

Everyone should have in their home library

Amazon Reviewer
Rating: 5

One of the best books available on the Web design process

Steffan Antonas
Rating: 5