Wireframes are a powerful tool in your design’s early stages. But how much detail should you be adding to them?
Wireframes can serve many purposes. In a nutshell though, they’re a way of sharing design ideas earlier.
These quick and dirty layouts help us to communicate ideas sooner in the design process. They encourage a faster cycle of feedback and iteration. This makes them an incredibly powerful deliverable.
If you’re a UX designer, you’re probably creating wireframes all the time. For me personally, there aren’t many days where I won’t do some kind of wireframing work. In spite of this, it’s sometimes hard to know what your wireframes should look like.
In this guide Chris Myhill describes three main wireframe fidelities – low, medium and high. he’ll talk to the pros and cons of each, and when they should be used on a project. Read more