InfoDesign Patterns

Although not quite cutting edge, because InfoDesign Patterns is live since June 2008, it’s woth a look none the less. Christian Behrens is constantly enlarging and updating the pattern library and therefore coming back to it is definitely a smart move.

This website is part of the Master’s thesis The Form of Facts and Figures, developed by Christian Behrens in the Interface Design program at Potsdam University of Applied Sciences. Its goal is the development of a design pattern taxonomy for the field of data visualization and information design. The project core consists of a collection of currently 48 design patterns that describe the functional aspects of graphic components for the display, behavior and user interaction of complex infographics.

Don’t miss to checkout the affiliated website Patternbrowser introduces real-life examples of interface design pattern – similar to and If you’re interested in interface design, these are superb resources of inspiration.


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