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Creating a prototype is one of the most useful steps you can take when collaborating with a client during the design process of any project. Too much time is wasted in the form of countless emails, phone calls, and meetings so the designer can better understand what the client wants. When your client can see a visual representation of the design you’re creating for them, it allows them to either approve of where you’re going with the project or pinpoint any changes they’d like you to make. It takes away the hassle and the additional step of having to make more changes after the final project is presented. When you start with a prototype, you have a chance to get it right before setting it in stone saving time, money, and frustration in the long run. So, what’s the best design tool for UI/UX designers to make this vision a reality? We’re going to give you a quick rundown of the 11 best prototyping tools out there so you can choose the best one for you.
Looking to design a website from scratch but don’t know how you want it to look? Say no more! You can put together a website mockup to create a representation of what your website is going to look like without setting anything in stone – and by “stone”, we mean code. But what exactly is a mockup, you ask? Let’s take a look at what a mockup is and what it isn’t and show you four different ways to create a website mockup yourself.
When it comes to prototyping – whether it’s creating a simple wireframe without visuals and working links or a fully functional mockup that’s got it all – mastering the skill is extremely valuable to the UX design process. Mastering the skill of prototyping may seem like a waste of time – after all, it’s up to the client to make the final decision – but knowing how to deliver something to the client that requires as little corrections as possible saves valuable time during the final design and the correction process. Think of it as usability testing. To give you a better understanding, here’s our guide to prototype design and what the UX design process should look like.
Here are 10 of the best wireframe tools to help you create wireframes, mockups or protoypes of websites. This is a crucial part of the design process.
Content first design can help you complete projects faster and with more profit. Here’s how.
Whether you’re a large-scale business or a small local store, the first thing your potential customer is likely going to do after learning about your brand is to google you. Your website is an online equivalent of a business card, so it has to look and feel professional. Luckily, with more and more tools and … Read more
Your logo design questionnaire is one of the first things your client will see. Learn how to create a professional logo brief in this post.
A content workflow document makes managing your content process more efficient and productive. Here’s how and why you would create one
In this post you’ll learn how to create an effective branding questionnaire. At the end you’ll find sample questions for your questionnaire. What is a brand? Your brand is more than a logo, the way you word things or your website design colours. Your brand is essentially who you are for your customers. It tells … Read more
Your business’s website has a very limited amount of time to make a great first impression to your target audience. Here are some areas your site could be lacking and find out how to boost your engagement.
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