10 Best Articles on Prototyping
The most useful articles on prototyping from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Prototyping Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on prototyping by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- Six Steps to Superior Product Prototyping: Lessons from an Apple and Oculus Engineer
- Chatbots: Your Ultimate Prototyping Tool
- 4 Rules for Intuitive UX
- Paper Prototyping: A Cutout Kit
- 3 rapid prototyping exercises to improve your UX skills
Short on time? Check out these useful short articles on prototyping—all under 10 minutes.
Paper Prototyping: A Cutout Kit
Easily (and cheaply) test early designs with this paper-prototyping kit.
Design systems: Prototyping on steroids
As a lead designer at Metrixlab, I learned how to create hi-fi prototypes faster by setting up a design system from scratch. This article…
3 rapid prototyping exercises to improve your UX skills
This one quote from Hustle, really stuck to me:
4 myths busted about high-fidelity prototyping
Busting some key misconceptions about the world of hi-fi prototyping from a perspective of a designer.
Six tips for staying focused on people while prototyping
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on prototyping.
4 Rules for Intuitive UX
This is my advice on improving the UX of your designs WITHOUT hours of user research sessions, paper prototyping playtime, or any other trendy UX buzzwords. (Seriously, search “design thinking”. 0…
Six Steps to Superior Product Prototyping: Lessons from an Apple and Oculus Engineer
Engineering phenom Caitlin Kalinowski has worked on everything from the Oculus Touch to the MacBook Air. Here, she shares her playbook and philoisophy for product design and prototyping.
Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Prototyping (But Were Afraid To Ask)
Integrating prototyping deeply into your creative process can be transformative. It can make for a more positive, enriching team culture. Jamie shares his experiences and advice on how prototyping can…
Chatbots: Your Ultimate Prototyping Tool
How chatbots can teach us to learn what people need when designing products and services
VR/AR prototyping for everyone
Hello again, guys! Today I want to speak to you about modern VR/AR prototyping. We will talk about Framer.js, A-Frame and AR.js…
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Curated stories on user experience, usability, and product design. By @fabriciot and @caioab.
Launched as Google Ventures in 2009, GV supports innovative founders moving the world forward.
Nielsen Norman Group
User advocates offering evidence-based user experience (UX) research, training, consulting. Jakob Nielsen, Don Norman, Tog, and colleagues.
Interaction Design Foundation (IxDF)
The Interaction Design Foundation (IxDF) is the world’s largest online design school. We were founded in 2002 and have over 139,000 students.
Welcome to @FastCompany's @FastCoDesign where business and design collide.
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