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Books and resources for students These books and resources offer great inspiration for students and anyone interested in the field of visual communications.

Graphic design books

Area
Graphic Design For The 21st Century
Meggs' History of Graphic Design
The Non-Designer's Design Book
Thinking with Type
D.I.Y.: Design It Yourself
Making and Breaking the Grid: A Graphic Design Layout Workshop
Robin Williams Design Workshop

Graphic Design Solutions
Visual Literacy
Typography Workbook
Graphic Designer's Guide to Portfolio Design
Graphic Design School A Foundation Course
Designing A Digital Portfolio

Software books

Animation on the Web
Flash Cartoon Animation: Learn from the Pros
Adobe Flash Professional CS5 Classroom in a Book
Adobe Photoshop CS5 One-on-One
Adobe Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: a professional image editor's guide to the creative use of Photoshop for the Macintosh and PC
Adobe InDesign CS5 Classroom in a Book
Dreamweaver CS5: The Missing Manual
Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 Classroom in a Book

Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 Revealed
Stylin' with CSS: A Designer's Guide (2nd Edition)
Designing with Web Standards (3rd Edition)
Communicating Design: Developing Web Site Documentation for Design and Planning (2nd Edition) (Voices That Matter)
The Zen of CSS Design
The Adobe Illustrator CS5 Wow! Book

Resources, forums and magazines

DesignObserver
Kaliber Frontpage
Creative Pro
Print Magazine
HOW magazine
CommunicationArts

Emigre
Eye Magazine
Creationengine.com
Lynda.com

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