Category: Wireframing

From Idea To Development: How To Write Mobile Application Requirements That Work

    Why write requirements? Well, let’s imagine you want to produce a mobile app, but you don’t have the programming skills. So, you find a developer who can build the app for you, and you describe the idea to him. Surprising...

Designing Better App Icons

    Creating that singular piece of graphic design that users will first interact with each time they encounter your product can be intimidating. A beautiful, identifiable and memorable app icon can have a huge impact on the populari...

How Creating A Design Language Can Streamline Your UX Design Process

    Around a year ago, while working at a digital agency, I was given the objective of streamlining our UX design process. Twelve months later, this article shares my thoughts and experiences on how lean thinking helped to instill ef...

The Wireframe Perfectionist’s Guide

    When I was a developer, I often had a hundred questions when building websites from wireframes that I had received. Some of those questions were, “How will this design scale when I shrink the browser window?” and, ...

What Everyone Should Know About The Process Behind App Design

    I realized something the other day: I’ve been designing apps for nine years now! So much has changed since the early days and, it feels like developers and designers have been through a rollercoaster of evolutions and trend...

Creating Content Wireframes For Responsive Design

   As I was leading my course in responsive web design between 2011 and 2012, I kept stumbling over the process of wireframing. My students tended to focus on the wireframe as being the end game in the planning process. They didn’t understand that responsive design focuses on how users will access the...