User Interface stencils
We make flow maps daily to visually represent how users move through a system. We find that maps which depict screens and the results of user actions from those screens are easier for our clients to understand than the long text-heavy documents usually produced during the definition phase of most large web site projects. Most...more
Block diagrams are simpler process diagrams that are used to depict online processes. One diagram represents one process, for instance, registration. Block diagrams can be used to very quickly define how a certain task or process is completed online. The diagram depicts each step in the process with all the pages and...more
Much interface design at Omni has started with a quick mockup in OmniGraffle. Here's the stencil I've been building, adding elements as I need them. Most designs start with an existing screenshot, with swatches of controlColor over things we need to get rid of, and layers of new controls on top of that. Clearly there are lots...more
Edward Anastas has put together a handy stencil composed of often-used elements in HTML and web page forms: radio buttons, checkboxes, combo boxes, entry fields and text areas. Nice looking and Aqua, to boot.