Today's web designer balances clear, concise design skills alongside a strong foundational background in the technology of the web. Our tutorials cover the skills you need to design rich, engaging websites and applications that look beautiful on both desktop and mobile devices.
Learn the fundamentals of HTML and CSS based web design.
Practice using industry standard, modern tools to design websites and applications.
Create designs that adapt to fit a wide variety of devices and screen sizes.
Introduction to Web Design and Development with James Williamson
New to web design? Find out if it's right for you. Learn how to get started in web design, how to choose the right tools, and what you should learn next.
3h 38m • COURSE
Design Aesthetics for the Web with Sue Jenkins
Take your web design skills to next level. Learn how to incorporate principles of design such as contrast, unity, and balance in specific ways that improve your websites.
2h 45m • COURSE
User Experience for Web Design with Chris Nodder
Learn how to apply simple UX design principles to your site to make it behave in the way that users want and expect.
1h 49m • COURSE
Mapping the Modern Web Design Process with Morten Rand-Hendriksen
Get a 10,000-foot overview of today's web design process, from discovery to content creation, development, and launch.
2h 16m • COURSE
HTML Essential Training with Jen Simmons
Learn how to write HTML, the programming language that powers the web.
2h 45m • COURSE
CSS Essential Training with Christina Truong
Explore the concepts that form the foundation of CSS. Learn how to select content, style text, manage layouts, and more as you work on a real-world project.
4h 29m • COURSE
Illustrator for Web Design with Emily Kay
Use Illustrator to create high-quality web content and assets. Discover how to set up a project design, responsively create wireframes and moodboards, export assets, and more.
2h 49m • COURSE
Photoshop for Web Design with Emily Kay
Learn how to use Photoshop to create UI elements, web graphics, wireframes, and functional mockups that transition smoothly to production.
2h 48m • COURSE
Learning Responsive Web Design in the Browser with Morten Rand-Hendriksen
Want to design in the browser? Learn how to use the browser's flexible canvas and a combination of HTML and CSS to build more responsive, interactive websites and WordPress themes.
1h 51m • COURSE
Responsive Images with Morten Rand-Hendriksen
Responsive images are the next evolution in web design. Learn how to implement them today, with real-life best practice scenarios for implementing responsive images in your sites.
1h 21m • COURSE
Responsive Typography Techniques with Val Head
Learn how to create typography that's beautiful, functional, and easily scalable across tablets, phones, and computers of all types and sizes.
2h 9m • COURSE
You'll learn web design with these experts
Adobe Certified Instructor James Williamson is a trainer in web, print, and digital video experience.
James Williamson is a senior author for lynda.com and an Adobe Certified Instructor. He has many years of web, print, and digital video experience, and has been a featured speaker at Flashforward as well as a regular speaker at Adobe MAX. James also blogs (infrequently) about all things web at his site, Simple Primate, which can be found at www.simpleprimate.com.
Sue Jenkins writes Dummies books on Adobe software, teaches at Marywood U, and runs a graphic design studio.
Sue Jenkins is an award-winning software instructor, Adobe Certified Instructor, fine art photographer, and owner/creative director of Luckychair.com, a full-service web and graphic design studio serving businesses across the US since 1998. She is the author of several Dummies titles and other instructional books on web design, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, and Photoshop, including Web Design All-in-One For Dummies (Wiley) and Smashing Photoshop: 100 Professional Techniques (Wiley/Smashing Magazine). In addition, Sue is an assistant professor of graphic design at Marywood University in northeastern Pennsylvania. For questions, tips, and fun ideas, follow her on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter.
Chris Nodder is a user researcher, UX fiend, interaction design specialist, and author of Evil by Design.
Chris is a user researcher and interaction design specialist. He is the founder of Chris Nodder Consulting LLC, an agile user experience company that helps large organizations and lean startups build products that users love. He was previously a director at Nielsen Norman Group and a senior user researcher at Microsoft. He has an M.S. in human computer interaction and a B.S. in psychology.
Chris enjoys spreading the word about user-centered design. Aside from his work coaching Fortune 500 clients, he has presented on user experience topics at conferences all over the world. He writes about agile user experience research and design techniques at QuestionableMethods.com and is the author of Evil By Design, a book that describes the persuasive techniques that companies use to draw us in. He encourages you to participate at its accompanying web site, evilbydesign.info.
Morten Rand-Hendriksen is a web designer and developer.
Morten has a passion for clean design, standards-based code, and open-source software like WordPress. He has published several books, articles, and videos on these topics and is a popular speaker at conferences. Running a small boutique-style digital media company, he divides his time evenly between building web solutions and teaching others how to do things right and get the most out of the web. Morten grew up in Norway and made Canada his home in 2002.
Jen Simmons is a designer and developer advocate at Mozilla and a member of the CSS Working Group.
Jen—who has been creating websites since 1996—works as an independent consultant and trainer helping teams transition to a responsive design process, implement sites with HTML5, or architect Drupal websites to last. She also provides a mix of design and front-end development services. Besides designing for the web, Jen has years of experience designing for live performance and for print. From 2011–2015, she was the host and executive producer of The Web Ahead. Jen continues to share her passion for CSS and design by speaking at conferences and making videos.
Christina Truong is an educator who has over 10 years of experience as a front-end developer.
Christina has worked for digital agencies such as Teehan+Lax and SapientRazorfish (formerly Nurun). As an educator, she has taught 1000+ students in college courses, bootcamp programs, and workshops.
In her previous role as director of curriculum for Ladies Learning Code, she overhauled the curriculum and created new workshops and a part-time program used by 20+ Canadian chapters. She also provided training for all the lead instructors.
Christina now works independently, focusing on inclusive tech education, curriculum development, and technical consulting services.
Emily Kay is a web developer and graphic designer who teaches for the Community College District of San Diego.
Emily has been working in the digital art arena since the early 1990s. She fell into graphic design and became hooked on pushing pixels. Her obsession with graphic design led her to web design and development. She has worked in the industry ever since and her current endeavors include assisting a variety of clients and companies in graphic-based and web-based solutions, as well as teaching for San Diego Community College District. One of her greatest joys is sharing her knowledge about graphic and web technologies with others. She spends a lot of time writing in code and creating powerful visuals.
Val Head is a web designer and consultant who leads workshops on web design and creative coding.
Val Head is a web designer and consultant based in Pittsburgh, PA. She works with agencies and small businesses to make fun and effective web sites. She speaks internationally at conferences and leads workshops on web design and creative coding. Val tweets too much, occasionally dribbbles, and blogs somewhat inconsistently.