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User Interface Design Patterns

Wednesday, October 06, 2004  

Interface design patterns help designers solve common interface problems. Unlike templates, they don't attempt to set standards for an entire web page--they concentrate on just one aspect of a page. 20 or 30 design patterns for an intranet is probably 10 times more useful than 20 or 30 templates.

About the Author

I'm Chris McGrath, an intranet consultant in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. I've been working on intranets since 1997, and on plain ol' web sites for even longer. I run One Intranets, the firm that co-created ThoughtFarmer -- an enterprise collaboration platform for Windows-based intranets.