Information architecture patterns
We have patterns for buildings, patterns for interaction design, and patterns
for software development. But are there patterns for information architecture?
Of course there are - patterns emerge from use, and there certainly are enough
information architectures around to identify a set of patterns.
This presentation will describe a wide range of commonly-used information
architecture patterns, including hierarchies small and large, different types
of database structure, hypertext, subsite models, sites with multiple entry
points and ways of combining these (and more that I discover before April).
For each I will describe the core elements of the pattern, discuss the most
appropriate uses and show real-world examples.
Understanding the different patterns will help attendees to select the most
appropriate structures for their content.