Prototyping is a proven technique to generate ideas and discover requirement of a project. It’s a very effective method to show clients the visual and UI of a project. Not only that, it enhances the communication between, designers, developers and product managers as well. Many people like to use pencil and paper, but if you’re one of those who love to use photoshop or other image editing tools to do a quick mockup, these resources would be treasures for you.Â
Listed are 12 wireframe UI stencils for popular social websites (facebook, Google+, youTube…) and mobile platform (Android, iOS, Windows…). All are well-layered and some are vectors, you will able to do a quick prototyping easily with all these wireframing UI stencils.
Social Media & Websites
- Twitter GUI PSD
Smashing Magazine proudly present to you a Twitter UI GUI template, designed by Shelby White which has exclusively been released for Smashing Magazine and its readers.
- Facebook Fan Page GUI PSD
All layers are vectorized, allowing you to scale up the GUI without loss of quality. The PSD mock-up is 100% pixel-accurate.
- Full Layered Google GUI PSD Kit
Free Full Layered Google+ GUI PSD Kit. Intensive collection of Google+ UI layout.
- Vimeo Player GUI PSD
Popular vimeo video player. It is fully editable and can be scaled without loss of quality.Â
- Facebook Timeline Cover Template PSD
Itâ€™s a sandbox to play around with design ideas for your Facebook Timeline. A Timeline Cover has two elements: Your profile photo is the same as before. Itâ€™s a 125 x 125 square. The Cover is the new edition and has a resolution of 850 x 314.
- Youtube UI PSD
Youtube Stencil Kit for quick prototyping
Tablets & SmartPhone
- iPad GUI PSD – Version 2
The PSD was constructed using vectors, so itâ€™s fully editable and scalable. Youâ€™ll notice there are a few new UI elements as compared to the iPhone interface. The workable screen design is formatted to 768 x 1024 so anything you design in the Photoshop file can easily be brought over to the SDK.
- iPad Sketch Elements AI
The iPad GUI PSD has been very helpful for designers / developers in mocking up their apps, although in some cases itâ€™s proved a little too high-fidelity. For rapid prototyping we found we needed a more malleable approach. This is when we turn to the iPad Sketch Elements AI. This collection of common iPad elements in a sketch â€“ like style allows us to easily and quickly mock up flows of custom wireframe screens.
- iOS 5 GUI PSD (iPhone 4S)
This file now includes countless changes and additions to align to iOS 5. As usual, weâ€™ve painstakingly recreated everything in Photoshop as fully editable shapes layers (works best with Photoshop CS5).
- Full Windows 8 GUI Theme Set
This time the design team behind the shock family (iconshock, webdesignshock and themeshock) have created a complete set of GUI elements inspired in the new windows 8 interface, called Metro, it was made purely in Photoshop using vector shapes, so it will be easily adaptable to your designs.
- Android GUI PSD
To help improve our design workflow (and hopefully yours too) we made a fully vectorized Android GUI PSD.
- Lion Ui Kit
This Mac OS Lion UI Kit is for those who need to create mockups. Created by Jonatan Castro,Â it is free to use.