The Manual Retired. The Manual The Manual Hover to Zoom Dan Cassaro’s step-by-step instructional illustration for The Manual. Be sure to catch the detail view on this one. Printed in white on a Tri-Black American Apparel tri-blend track tee. About the designer. Name The Manual Twitter @themanual Web alwaysreadthemanual.com The Manual is a hardbound book of articles and lessons that use the maturing of the discipline of web design as a starting point for deeper explorations of our work and who we are as designers. Published three times a year by Andy McMillan.