Fidelity isn’t exclusive to the timeline
If any given iteration calls for a more (or less) detailed prototype because it will better suit the users you are testing, then it should be presented as a testable option.
Build out what is essential for the user to properly use/test your product.
Don’t deviate from the brand
My second prototype featured flourishes and elements that aren’t currently part of the Airbnb design language. In retrospect, this could cause issues for a user that is already familar with the brand or a stakeholder that is mistaking the integration as a redesign.
Content is just as much part of the design as
Avoid a design that is “leading”
The weaknesses in my prototypes were largely due
to creating distinct paths in the processes I wanted
the users to explore.