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Published 07 Aug 2013

Principles for Prototyping

By Todd Zaki Warfel

These design principles for creating prototypes was created by Todd Zaki Warfel. They can be found in the excellent book Prototyping - A Practitioner's Guide published by Rosenfeld Media. I strongly encourage you to read it.

Source: Prototyping - A Practitioner’s Guide

  1. Understand the audience and intent

  2. Plan a little—prototype the rest

  3. Set expectations

  4. You can sketch

  5. It's a prototype—not the Mona Lisa

  6. If you can't make it, fake it

  7. Prototype only what you need

  8. Reduce risk—prototype early and often

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