10 UI Design Patterns You Should Be Paying Attention To - Smashing Magazine
Advertisement Design patterns were first described in the 1960s by Christopher Alexander, an architect who noticed that many things in our lives happen according to patterns. He adapted his observations to his work and published many findings on the topic. Since then, design patterns have found their place in many areas of our lives, and can be found in the design and development of user interfaces as well. In short, design patterns are solutions to recurring problems. By extension, UI design patterns are solutions to common user interface problems. You may be interested in the following related posts: 1. To fully appreciate the problem of registration, we should consider an annoyance that has led to the opinion that sign-up forms must die6. When would you actually use lazy registration? 7 Amazon lets you browse and add products to your shopping cart before signing up. This pattern is meant to allow users to use your system and take action before registering. Recommended reading 2. 3. 4.