Books (17)

Books written about style guides.

  • Laying the Foundation

    By Andrew Couldwell

    A book about design systems.

  • Modular Web Design - Creating Reusable Components for User Experience Design and Documentation

    By Nathan Curtis

    This book defines the role of components and why they matter, maps out how to organize and build a component library, discusses how to use components in practice, and teaches a process for documenting and maintaining components.

  • The Little Book of HTML/CSS Coding Guidelines

    By Jens Oliver Meiert

    A proper plan can improve your code, including your HTML documents and CSS style sheets. Jens Oliver Meiert explores the theory and practice of coding guidelines and shows, using Google’s HTML and CSS standards as a particular example, how consistency and care can make the code base you create today much easier to deal with when you—or someone else—work on it later.

  • The UX Reader

    By Jason Beaird and Federico Holdgado

    At MailChimp, we love to show our work - in part because it helps us get better at what we do. This book is a collection of the most popular articles from our UX Newsletter, along with some content exclusive to the book. It’s the embodiment of our quest to reflect, refine, and grow. We made it in hopes it’ll help you do the same.

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  • The Yahoo! Style Guide

    By Yahoo!

    Is it Web site, website or web site? What’s the best on-screen placement for a top story? How can I better know my site’s audience? The rapid growth of the Web has meant having to rely on style guides that are intended for print publishing and do not address writing for the Internet. The Yahoo! Style Guide does. Writers and programmers at Yahoo!, faced with a lack of industry guidance fifteen years ago, began creating a set of guidelines for web writing.

  • Working with brand & design guidelines

    By Rachel Shillcock

    A pocket guide on how to utilise brand elements—including typography, visual elements, text and tone of voice—to create a set of effective guidelines for your own business.