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What is a Wireframe

When you’re designing a building it doesn’t really matter what the colour of the walls or the type of doors and windows will be. First of all we need to make sure we have a solid structure with an organised layout of the rooms and plumbing and electrical systems. A similar approach holds true also for applications and websites: first the substance, then the details.

With webpage design we can rely on wireframing. Wireframes are very simple schematic representations that frame the layout of the elements which make up the digital interface. They allow you to create sketches very quickly which are convenient for discussing a software idea with the team or the client before passing through the final User Interface.

Wireframes can be created with pen and paper or using graphic software. In the last few years there importance has diminished, since software dedicated to interface design has made the creation of highly detailed interfaces faster.