Ask DN: How do you show web design comps to clients?

almost 6 years ago from , Associate Creative Director at Edelman

What do you use to show multi-page design comps to clients? I'm trying to find a new solution to replace my old manual way. I'm not a fan of a PDF either because A) clients open it usually more zoomed than 100% B) It's clunky to move between pages.

I prefer to show it in the browser. I know there are lots of paid tools out there for this but there seem to be so many I can't tell which ones are better. I know LayerVault is now gone :(

What do you like? Thanks


  • Maurice CherryMaurice Cherry, over 5 years ago

    Usually InVision, although I have found clients start to balk at being shown a link rather than images they can print out and draw all over. I'm usually going over the comps with clients either on the phone or on Skype, but they like something more tactile.

    Still...InVision all the way.

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  • Dan W, over 5 years ago

    +1 for Invision, especially when used in combination with their automated export and sync from ps/ai/sketch

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  • Keaton TaylorKeaton Taylor, over 5 years ago

    Invision is great. I haven't used Marvel for web design but I could see its benefits over Invision. UXPin is awesome but doesn't become worth it REALLY until you hit the $45 a month plan - which I'm not willing to spend.

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  • Andy LeverenzAndy Leverenz, over 5 years ago (edited over 5 years ago )

    I've transitioned from static mockups to using apps like Marvel or Invision. Letting your client click through has proved to be a rewarding experience as it gives them hints on interaction design as opposed to just aesthetics.

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  • Adam MartinAdam Martin, over 5 years ago

    I'm still a bit old school I guess. I code up static mockups and make the JPEGs clickable to go through to the additional pages. Thinking of experimenting with InVision though.

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