Get a sneak preview of content from David Kadavy's still-in-process book, "Design for Hackers: Reverse-Engineering Beauty." [] David will explain why the MailChimp logo is beautiful, how you can mentally navigate the hexadecimal color space, and tell you about all the fonts you'll ever need.

David is the author of "Design for Hackers: Reverse-Engineering Beauty," which is due out with John Wiley & Sons in September 2011. He also blogs about design and entrepreneurship at, and tweets on @kadavy.

Previous to being an author, David studied the origins of typography in Rome, and designed for Silicon Valley startups such as oDesk, PBworks, and UserVoice.

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