Entries tagged with “language”


Pattern thinking

I love collaborating with organisations to build their first pattern libraries. It's great to see clients so excited by them, but sometimes it's only half way towards solving the problem....

From Pages to Patterns: An Exercise for Everyone

Language defines the life of components. A “blue button” will work until the button is no longer blue—and then the name won’t make sense anymore. The pattern will have no reason to exist if blue buttons have fallen out of use...