Mock-up the UI on paper. Use markers, colors, post it, index cards, etc..
Work quickly and reuse components where possible.
- Rubber Cement
- Color is good
Get users and stakeholders involved. This empowers and encourages people to play an active role in design process.
People will give feedback liberally due to the ad-hoc nature of paper prototypes.
You can make digital mock-ups with several tools, including:
- GNU Image Manipulation Progrem
Digital mock-ups are generally:
- High fidelity
- Time consuming
- Visually appealing
Users may give less feedback as it seems that more effort has been spent creating a digital mock-up.