Two Paragraph Guide to Paper Prototyping

By Deane Barker on June 2, 2003

Usability For $200: A good article that includes some bare-bones information on paper prototyping (which I’m quite high on these days).

“…you can print copies of the site’s seven pages and run an in-store paper prototype test. Although you could bring a laptop and test on-screen versions of the design, paper prototypes are more suited to a store environment: Rather than ask customers to sit at a computer, you can simply hold up pages one at a time, showing them to users wherever they’re standing. Printing enlarged pages increases the likelihood that shoppers will be able to decipher screen content without their reading glasses, which might not be easily available.”