Curating a mood board


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Curating a mood board

When developing a mood board, think of yourself more as a curator, than as a collector. Rather than just assembling stuff in a random order, arrange the elements so that you make and enhance connections between one image and the next. When images are arranged in themes, they become more than the some of their parts. You can use scale to indicate what's important. Not everything on your mood board will be of equal importance. And you can use scale to establish a hierarchy among your mood board elements.

Give prominence to key images by making them larger. And then, surround these images with smaller supporting images. That clarify the message and enhance the overall theme. If your mood board is physical, then make it a tactile experience. Here, you can embrace the rough and ready nature of a mood board and use it to your advantage. The tactile nature of cut out images, glued or taped to boards, can enhance the emotiveness of what's being explained.

When presenting a mood board to a client, consid...

Curating a mood board
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