If you’re looking for conventional, reliable, and tested user interface patterns for common interface problems, look no further.

Pattern Libraries

  1. Welie Interaction Design Pattern Library
  2. Yahoo! Design Pattern Library
  3. UI Patterns
  4. Peter Morville’s Search Patterns Collection on Flickr
  5. The Design Of Sites Book
  6. See also: Tom Erickson’s Interaction Design Patterns page which provides a listing of further design pattern resources.

User Interface Guidelines

  1. Apple Human Interface Guidelines
  2. Usability.gov Research-Based Web Design and Usability Guidelines
  3. Windows Vista UX Guidelines