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Using InDesign to Create UX/UI Designs

I've talked about how InDesign is great for wireframing (designing a web page, for example… not for the actual HTML, but for the design aspects, as a mock-up). Now Justin Putney has gone one further and produced a whole movie at on the topic of using InDesign to create UX (user experience) designs for apps and more.

This might seem crazy at first, but watch this intro movie where he explains his (good!) reasoning:

As you can see, InDesign offers all kinds of tools that are useful when designing user interfaces, whether it be for an iPad app or a web app or a desktop program, etc.

Here's Justin going deeper, talking about building Multi-State Objects:

You can find the full title here: UX Design Tools: InDesign

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David Blatner
David Blatner is the author or co-author of 15 books, including Real World InDesign and InDesign for QuarkXPress Users, and presents many InDesign titles at He is the editorial director of InDesign Magazine. Over a half a million copies of his books are in print in 13 languages. He has spoken at conferences and workshops around North America, Europe, Australia, Japan, and South Africa. You can find more about David at
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