Some designers prefer digital wireframing with UI kits because they are simpler and easier to translate into pixel-perfect interfaces. But wireframing on paper gives you more control and freedom to try new things.
If you want to dive into a paper wire, these printable models should help you on your way. Most of these models focus on designing mobile apps, but you will also find some browser-based templates for wireframing.
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Printable grid styles Sneakpeekit work for virtually any UI / UX project. The default grid does not force any specific style, so you can use it for mobile apps or larger websites.
But Sneakpeekit also has alternative models for things like browser grids or longer smartphone grids .
I recommend this kit as the best starting point because it's so versatile and easy to customize. These interface kit wireframing models work pretty much for any purpose. Plus, they are all free and support the standard A3 / A4 paper size.
From tablets to smartphones to large blank pages without strict direction, the whole Sneakpeekit has something for every project.
2. User Interface Stencils
Another printable kit that you might like is the freebie pack from UI Stencils . This site offers a bunch of sketch sheets and sketchbooks that you can buy, but they released this kit for free.
The entire package comes in letter size with A4 for larger printers.
There are many styles with options for responsive websites, mobile apps, full browser interfaces, and a large grid system. The latter can even be used for the design of icons or for more complex design projects built on a grid.
It is worth adding a bookmark if you will use this kit for future projects. Sketch sheets
On the site Sketch Sheets you will find a large number of custom printable templates for the most common devices. IPhones, iPads, Nexus phones, Web browsers and even Apple watches are all featured.
A good addition to this pack is the support for portrait and landscape styles. Whether you're building a smartphone app or planning a responsive website, it's helpful to think about both directions.
Sketch Sheets has something for every major device, and the printables are very easy to use.
a click, so you're not fooled into email registrations or gadgets. Simply find the device you want and download the printable sheet. It could not be easier.
The Rain Team built this paper browser model specifically for web designers who prefer traditional wireframing .
supports more of a quick sketch format with a grid of lighter points and no grid lines. But the thicker format uses darker links and a much more structured grid that can help when planning a pixel-perfect layout.
Both styles are useful, and both support typical impressions in portrait or landscape. It depends on how you like to work and what you are looking for in a model.
5. Bootstrap Template
With this printable Bootstrap template you can wireframe your bootstrap configurations traditionally before switching to the browser. Designer Matthew Stephens released this freebie on Dribbble a few years ago, and it's still an incredibly useful tool.
The model defines rough estimates of the size of your site and the type of columns you expect with a Bootstrap layout. These pixel values are set at the top of the page so that you can plot your layout based on a relative pixel scale.
Actually, you can even use this template for a non-Bootstrap layout.
6. Google Pixel Template
The Google Pixel smartphone has become a hot topic and it's a screen that any designer should use. Since this is the case, I recommend testing the Google Pixel Template as printable for your work.
This is a flat PDF file if you simply want to print it, or you can recover the raw PSD file if you insist on making changes.
The designer Behnam Sobhkhiz also published this on Dribbble since it's one of the best places to publish freebies. And after browsing the web, I would say that it's the only true Google Pixel printable wireframing model you'll find.
7. Model iPhone 7
If you are more like Apple, try this model iPhone 7 . It was designed by Matthew Stephens who also created the Google Pixel model above.
This one looks exactly the same and it's a pretty solid design. The printable comes in a PDF where the iPhone screen occupies 70% of the page, but you will find areas for notes all the way down.
Perfect for UX designers who like to write on the interface and take notes on how certain elements should behave.
8. Model iPad Air
If you also work with tablets, check out this iPad Air Model free for download.
This specific model is available a lot of formats with very different grid systems. You can choose from UI bar styles, point grids, or a combination of both. It also features portrait and landscape orientation that are two excellent choices.
Although this technically calls for a model of iPad Air it should work the same for any iPad. In fact, you can very well use it for any tablet you design, because the shapes are usually similar.
9. Customized paper for iPhone
Last but not least, this paper model iPhone very simple . It works well because it does not follow any specific model of iPhone.
Instead, it's a simple point-based model that you can use for any wired application.
To download, click on the small down arrow. right corner and select "all sizes" to enter the size you want. Or if you want to download the original (3508 × 2480 pixels), you can choose it in the tooltip menu
With all these custom wireframing templates, you should be able to find something to help you plan your user interface projects. And if you're looking for ideas to get you started, check out this gallery wired sketch of mobile apps.