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Alexander Dawson, one of our top writers here on Six Revisions, has recently finished his book Distinctive Design: A Practical Guide to a Useful, Beautiful Web published by Wiley. To celebrate, we’re giving away five paperback copies of his new book (listed at $39.99), which Wiley will kindly ship anywhere in the world. Read on to see how you can win one of these books.

About Distinctive Design

According to Alex, the book was based on an article he wrote here on Six Revisions called The Art of Distinction in Web Design.

The book is a solid in-depth guide to the world of UX design, exploring design theory, psychology and more to showcase how designers can make their sites work harder and better for their users.

It looks at theoretical subjects (like usability), practical subjects (like distinction in code) and underscores the importance of making the right information stand out.

Alex is a self-taught freelance web professional with more than 10 years of industry experience. He runs a consultancy firm HiTechy.

Give him your support by buying a copy of his book on or Wiley’s website. There are also three bonus chapters not in the book that you can download for free on Wiley’s website.

How to Win

To win a copy of the book, simply answer the following question:

  • Why do you want a copy of this book?

Giveaway Details

This giveaway ends on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 after which the comments section on this post will be closed and you will no longer be able to leave a comment. Please leave a valid email address when filling out the comment form so that we can contact you if you’ve won. Please only comment once. The winners will be randomly selected using the same method as previous Six Revisions giveaways. The winners will be announced on a separate post and you’re advised to subscribe to our RSS feed so that you can be quickly notified when the winners announcement post has been published. Please note that comments are moderated and so your comment may not show up right away. Please also note that comments that do not follow the instructions on how to participate (described above) may not be published, or may be removed later on.

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About the Author

Jacob Gube is the Founder and Chief Editor of Six Revisions. He’s also a web developer/designer who specializes in front-end development (JavaScript, HTML, CSS) and also a book author. If you’d like to connect with him, head on over to the contact page and follow him on Twitter: @sixrevisions.