Spectrum is now read-only. Learn more about the decision in our official announcement.


A network of designers and developers making the best podcasts, blogs, and resources for designers and developers.


Pen and Paper

March 17, 2017 at 5:43pm
Share your pen and paper (or pencil if you fly that way) ideations. Don't fear the imperfection!
Show previous messages

March 24, 2017 at 6:19pm
yeah I use whiteboards first, and often ignore the pixel density initially. I also just find that is a good size for low fidelity. Sometimes I'll use progressively darker %gray markers to go from almost-invisible to a more concrete/defined concept. It's great to be able to make a broad 40% gray line and say "this is the title of the panel" and nobody questions it because everything else is just gray, too - and the darker shades will be visually elevated in some way later. Purifies the UX, and yep - keeps it all about ideas.

March 27, 2017 at 2:05pm

March 31, 2017 at 10:34pm

April 7, 2017 at 6:02pm

April 30, 2018 at 3:26pm
Images failing to load here. Old school messages.
Can't view on desktop or mobile
I'm guessing old storage system. These are from early beta days.

June 13, 2018 at 4:01pm
bump, I wanna see these :)
yeah, those images appear to be gone. sorry. that's from back when we were on firebase and apparently didn't migrate correctly.