A Guide to creating efficient Mood Boards
💡In today's world, inspiration can come from literally and virtually anywhere.
But what do you do when you have to provide your designer with the necessary inspiration in order to get a project done?
The answer is simple. You go online to get inspired!
Here's an impetus to help you get started: 👇🏻
👆🏻 One of the best platforms out there, Dribbble is a well-known online community for designers to showcase their artwork and for clients to find inspiration for their future projects.
👆🏻 Another online community for designers to showcase their artwork is Behance.
With a bigger archive of artwork compared to Dribbble, the large assortment of artwork makes finding specific design inspiration much easier.
👆🏻 For web design inspiration & everything related, Awwwards are the Website Awards that recognize and promote the talent and effort of the best developers, designers, and web agencies in the world.
👆🏻 Another great site to find design inspiration, Pinterest, as well as the others above, also allows you to create mood boards for your projects and add in multiple images and links to use for inspiration.
☝🏻 When collecting inspiration, you should always keep the goals of the finished project in mind (brand values, target audience, etc.) These all have a significant impact on the types of inspiration you provide to your designer.
Not every element has to relate directly or literally to the finished design, of course.
👉🏻 Finding images that evoke a feeling or general style
👉🏻 ..are just as important as finding specific fonts:
👉🏻 illustrations, icons & other vectors: