Peter Morville > Collections > Search Patterns > Design Patterns

Search rarely stands alone. In most contexts, users move between modes of searching, browsing, and asking. They don’t bother about borders.

We can learn from their example by embracing the pattern of patterns that's known as unified discovery.

Sometimes it’s about making the modes work together. Other times it’s about merging modes. Getting this right is what information architecture is all about.

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