Some Things Can’t Be Wireframed

Written by:

Roger Stringer

February 28, 2022

Link: Some Things Can’t Be Wireframed

Research and analysis help show you the workflows, usability principles ensure it’s clear and intuitive, but how do you get to delightful? You’re on your own there.

The grayscale box-and-line nature of wireframes discourages emotive design, eschewing it for hierarchy, structure, and logic. That’s correct when your goal is deliver logical easy-to-follow experiences, but when you’re trying to make something fun, memorable, remarkable, or thoroughly engaging, it best to cast them aside.

We’ve never been fans of wireframing ourselves, we mock up design changes, usually using straight HTML so we can see for ourselves how something looks and works, so this post was one that spoke to me and seemed share worthy.


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