Designing Facets for Navigation

I just got round to reading Stephanie Lemieux’s article on “Designing for Faceted Search” (I had the pleasure of hearing Stephanie speak at Taxonomy Bootcamp last month, though she evidently didn’t enjoy hearing me). It’s geared towards external websites and the examples are geared towards classifying tangibles (eg products), and I’d love to see something more advanced on facet design for the messier, more ambiguous world of knowledge and information assets inside organisations. However, Stephanie’s piece lifts out a few very useful principles, which I paraphrase below:

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