Why can't the job work without the wireframes?

This article will be useful to novice designers and entrepreneurs who want to order a website. We'll break down why you shouldn't skip the wyrframe stage. How this stage helps to make the site better and avoid future mistakes.
A designer has many tools that allow him or her to develop a working design. Some of these tools are devoted to thinking about the future site in as much detail as possible, without going directly to the design phase.
One of these is wyframes.

The wyframes stage experiences leaps and bounds almost every year: sometimes the design community says it's the most important stage, and then a year later they say that wyframes only spoil the work. And year after year, the debate around waiframes can't seem to stop. And it seems they will never stop.
In this article, we want to share our experiences and thoughts on why we always use wyframes for work.


How waiframes help in building a website:

It's easier to understand the project

Wireframes help you see the basic structure of a project at a glance. The designer creates a skeleton of the project, which gives an idea of the structure. And the structure defines the stylistic character of the future project. This is an opportunity to suggest accents of the future project and create a rhythm that will keep the visitor on the site and not overwhelm him.
The client can clearly see where the key blocks will be located, whether they have enough space, whether the introductory part is enough, whether the CTA and forms are taken into account.

Hypothesis testing is faster and cheaper

Hypothesis testing is faster and cheaper.
Wireframes allow you to test different concepts at the structure stage. Maybe the customer wants minimalism in the design, because that's what everyone does now. With the information structure ready on the Wireframes, we can test this hypothesis. For example to see that the number of blocks and their volume does not correspond to the stylistics of minimalism It is worth to use the classical ordered structure of the page with expressive typography or the introduction of corporate colors. This will give a better effect

This is the quickest way to see if the client and the executor understand each other

At the warframe stage, it is often found that something was not considered in the brief or the structure. The brief may say that a site with a personal account and a complex structure is needed, when in fact it may turn out that a targeted landing page will do the product task better, bringing more revenue to the customer.
The view can be formed from the experience of others, from the desire to do "as best", but vaframes help to visualize the thoughts, desires and ideas, gathering them into a single picture. Skipping the vaframes stage it often turns out that the design fully meets the brief, but does not fulfill the task at all and simply does not like the customer.

Wireframes always remain a reference point

Significant changes are often made in the design phase, but the warframes remain a reference point that, in its simplicity, helps to guide and not get carried away in the pursuit of visual qualities, and to keep the goal of the project clear.
The waiframing stage helps to avoid a huge number of mistakes. Thanks to the wyframes, we reduce the chance of misunderstandings with the client, because the entire structure, layout and logic of the future design is clear in advance. Yes, creating the keyframes does take time, but in fact they help to save time since in the future you will not have to spend it on eliminating mistakes, miscommunications and redesigning.

We use waiframes in absolutely every project we do, and we coordinate them with the client.
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