The Benefits of Wireframing a Design

Feb 1 2011 by Brad Shorr | 37 Comments

The Benefits of Wireframing a Design

Wireframing is an extremely important phase of the web development process. While it’s tempting to skip this step and proceed from the design brief and information architecture directly into design, it pays huge dividends to create wireframes somewhere in between of conceptual site planning and actual development of a site. Wireframing will allow you to do several things far more efficiently, and the time and effort you put into this phase pays dividends in the greater scheme of things.

In this article, I will go over five key benefits of website wireframing. What I’ll discuss are direct observations based on what we’ve experienced at the agency I work at.

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