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It’s 1998, and Vince Gilligan is casting the villain for season 6, episode 2 (“Drive”) of The X-Files. The part not only required someone to be scary, dramatic and intense, but they also needed someone who could sympathise with the audience.
Like many, I use Trello to keep track of all my projects. Recently, upon returning I noticed that the login form was prominently titled “Welcome back to Trello!”. They understood that I was already a customer, and personalized the landing page to make it easier for me to log in.
Have you ever struggled with consistency in web design? This happens all too often, especially when working at scale. Luckily for us, pattern libraries are here to help! A pattern library is a collection of user interface design elements that can be reused to build pages.