Web design and the art of designing a website is a dynamic, ever changing, process. Starting work with a new client without first presenting your capabilities and concept art of the requirements that the client needs is going to end up in a pretty big mess. Clients always change their minds, and trying to work with a design within live environment from day one is just asking for more work and headache where none is necessary.
Wireframe kits are great because they can help us create designs and their concepts before we start any actual work, and because wireframe kits are so accessible and easy to use, we can have readily presentable designs available for our clients within an hour. This then helps to better understand the kind of design the client is looking for, and they can also finalize their final idea by working closely with the wireframe you have created to better understand how the website, application and/or platform is going to look, feel and work like.
We have gathered together a list of fifteen most popular and presumably the best wireframe kits that you can find on the web today, ranging from a variety of design styles to a variety of choices between simple and sophisticated, and we plan to keep this post updated in the future to reflect back the latest developments in web design and the kind of kits that are being crafted and published by fellow designers. If you are a design with your own wireframe kit, please do comment on your own behalf and we will be more than happy to look at your design and consider it for inclusion in this list, thank you!
Göksel Vançin shares with us a simple blueprint kit that will be great to use to create quick concept art for things like online forms, and content placements / designs. It has been online for several years now but still going strong with the Behance and designer community alike.
This is an amazing wireframe kit from the designers over at DtailStudio. The project page at Behance has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times. It shows what kind of publicity is possible when you share something truly unique, and no cost! Built to be used for developing for web platforms, and mobile apps, as well as tools. The EventPro Kit has been built to help designers and developers to quickly build scalable project demos that are dynamic and interactive.
Event settings and notifications are managed from a simple, streamlined control panel, as well as allowing you to monitor event activity using a detailed statistical package. EventPro allows users to Pin content, Manage items, Track balances, Gather statistics, and more. The platform uses our specially designed activity stream to offer a bird’s-eye view of the process. From event creation, through to ticket sales and user interactions. You can browse through user comments, shares, feedback and more. EventPro also makes it easy to keep track of your ticket sales, your users and their interactions with your upcoming event. Using powerful statistical engines that do all the hard work for you.
Need ready to use UX Device kit that you can use to showcase the way your projects look on certain types of devices? This free UX pack for devices has been popular amongst mobile designers and those who are into sketching mobile artwork. Thanks to Qaaim Goodwin for crafting and sharing with the designer community.
Chris Bannister shared a simple concept art of responsive GIF wireframes that he was planning to use for one of his projects. Only to learn that there was immense community demand and support towards his wireframes. Upon which point he decided to make the PSD files available to the public. And the number of downloads for this kit has continued to grow over the years. Amazing kit!
The kit includes 16 pages of wireframe components, 7 wireframe examples as starting points, 6 templates for different needs with built-in grids and notes, and a set of 77 icons. And although this is a premium (paid) item, the number of resources you get for the price are unbeatable. You can create a variety of business, creative and dynamic platform demos just by using this kit alone. Well worth the investment.
The Bones wireframe kit is a retina ready, vector shaped, with the use of structured layers and organized kit structure. As well as quick prototype design kit that features 120 different screens in 10 different categories. With range of 120 fully customizable web elements, all of which are in tune with the latest design trends and standards. All mockups can be loaded into Photoshop for quick editing and optimization.
Here we have a nice and free kit resource from Pixden. This particular Wireframe Stencil is full of vector elements such as sliders, image tabs, and much more. It’s simple, it’s elegant and it will get the job done!
Are you a photoshop designer? With a powerful photoshop wireframe kit that you can load up in PhotoShop. If you check Rafal’s official page for this kit, he explained how to take advantage of its features.
Are you into flat web design, and mostly do project for clients that are looking for flat design features? Bootflat is an open source Flat UI KIT based on Bootstrap 3.3.0 CSS framework; built with the CSS pre-processor SASS. It’s the perfect wireframe kit to compliment your design choices which emphasis on lightweight design.
Sally Blocks offers a big set of UI components and elements that will let you quickly craft responsive web designs. Every “block” is accompanied by its appropriate description, feature list, contact list, portfolio items, and more. You will be well on your way to build and construct a website.
How about some hand drawn design spice to your web design workflow? Jolly has been specifically crafted as a hand drawn wireframe kit that has been vectorized for your convenience. You’ll be able to quickly create the kind of website design concepts that resemble the retro and classical styles.
The last kit on our list is another one that’s been hand-crafted, and features more than 300+ elements. Basiliq will let you easily create the kind of concept designs that resembles top-edge sites. Meaning there’s no limitations to what you can create with Basiliq.