Architecture of a Review Design Pattern

By YUI TeamFebruary 13th, 2006

Problem Summary

A product or website needs to present ratings and reviews with a variety of informational elements.

Elements of a review

Unlike the other patterns released today, this pattern is a pure information architecture pattern. It describes what informational elements belong in a user review.

The pattern can be found at: Architecture of a Review.


  1. There is no visible R3 (Author Profile) on the pictures. hmmm…

  2. Design Pattern links to My Yahoo ! Group Website

  3. what type of platform, application, or software is necessary to actually create a site with user reviews/ratings?