Vitaly Friedman loves beautiful content and does not give up easily. From Minsk in Belarus, he studied computer science and mathematics in Germany, discovered the passage a passion for typography, writing and design. After working as a freelance designer and developer for 6 years, he co-founded Smashing Magazine (smashingmagazine.com), a leading online magazine dedicated to design and web development. Vitaly is the author, co-author and editor of all Smashing books (smashingmagazine.com/books). He currently works as creative-lead and front-end/UX consultant of Smashing Magazine in the lovely city of Dusseldorf, Germany.