Video of Charlotte Jackson’s talk at Beyond Tellerrand on how to adopt pattern thinking to developing a pattern library/styleguide:
This talk will look at how we can help everyone in the team adopt pattern thinking. This includes anyone with a decision to make—not just designers and developers. The whole team can start developing a shared vocabulary and attempt to make the challenge of naming things a little easier.
Naming things indeed is one of the two hard things in computer science, next to cache invalidation and off-by-one errors.
An article on A List Apart is also available: From Pages to Patterns: An Exercise for Everyone →