Wireframing 101: From Ideas to Communication

Joe Sokohl


Get a look at the design processes that go into creating wireframes. From static content in detailed wireframes with annotations to functional prototypes, these approaches convey meaning to stakeholders. Learn what wireframes can and can't do, to help you decide on approaches. We'll also look at what the future of wireframing might be. Get started on the basics of wireframing and go from there.

Presenter Biography

For 20 years, Joe Sokohl has concentrated on crafting excellent user experiences, using information architecture, interaction design, technical communication, and user research. He leads teams in effective integration of user experience into product development. Currently the principal UX architect for Regular Joe Consulting, LLC, Sokohl has previously held UX-oriented positions based in Boston, MA; Hamburg, Germany; Richmond, VA; Chicago, IL; and Durham, NC.

His UX writings have appeared in the SIGCHI newsletter, UXMatters.com, and STC's Intercom. He has presented at the European Information Design Conference, STC's international conference, the Information Architecture Summit, and Agile. He is a cofounder of RUX (RichmondUX.com) and the Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Interaction Design Association (IxDA.org).