Has anyone ever seen or used the term "wireframes" in the context of
an application that's not a Web site or Web app?
At my company, we're working out some guidelines for our numerous
design teams to follow, and we'd like to agree on what to name our
deliverables and processes. This is what we're trying to name:
"A simple low-fidelity mockup of the interface panel/screen contents,
without concern for the graphic look&feel, that communicates the
content and functionality intended for the screen. It might be
annotated with callouts, menu contents, descriptions of behaviors etc.
It could be the backbone for a functional spec, after design review
and agreement on the functionality and behaviors suggested by the
I think "wireframe" comes closest, but we're curious about what other
companies and design houses call it.