This is the homepage of people interested in pattern languages in human-computer interaction (HCI) and user interface design and the IFIP TC13 HCI Patterns Task Group.

People - HCI pattern activists, mailing lists.
Events - Past and future workshops, panels and conferences.
Patterns - Information on PLML, XML schemes, pattern drafts, templates, tutorials,...
Publications - Publications
Tools - Pattern editing toolkits, etc.
Other Resources - Links and some fun stuff.


Internal Patterns - HCI pattern activists, mailing lists.
Internal Publications - Past and future workshops, panels and conferences.
Internal Tools - Information on PLML, XML schemes, pattern drafts, templates, tutorials,...


A lecture series on HCI Design Patterns (external link) is available on iTunes U.




This is a collaborative website. Registered users can edit all of the above pages. So feel free to contribute!
Please send us an email (milton at cs.rwth-aachen.de), if you have any comments on this side, or would like to register.

Online users

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