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Author Andrew Clarke

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Andy Clarke is a well-known web designer, design consultant, and mentor. He’s been called plenty of things since he started working on the web. His ego likes terms such as “Ambassador for CSS,” “industry prophet,” and “inspiring,” but he’s most proud that Jeffrey Zeldman once called him a “triple-talented bastard.” With his wife Sue, Andy founded Stuff & Nonsense in 1998, where they’ve helped companies around the world to improve their designs by providing consulting and design expertise. Andy’s written several popular books on website design and development, including: Art Direction for the Web Smashing Magazine, 2019 Hardboiled Web Design: Fifth Anniversary Edition Smashing Magazine, 2015 Hardboiled Web Design Five Simple Steps, 2010 Transcending CSS: The Fine Art Of Web Design New Riders, 2006 He’s a popular speaker, and gives talks about art direction and design all over the world. Andy tweets as @malarkey and really, really loves gorillas.

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Art Direction for the Web

Art direction has been part of advertising and print design for over 100 years, but on the web art direction is rare and there have been few meaningful conversations about it. In his 2001 book Taking Your Talent to the Web, Jeffrey Zeldman wrote:

“On the web, art direction …

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Art Direction for the Web (eBook)

Art direction has been part of advertising and print design for over 100 years, but on the web art direction is rare and there have been few meaningful conversations about it. In his 2001 book Taking Your Talent to the Web, Jeffrey Zeldman wrote:

“On the web, art direction …

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