Make a Mood Board


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Making a mood board

When making mood boards, you might consider making two or three for each project. To help you explore different design options, make a list of adjectives that are not necessarily opposites, but are markedly different from each other. Here's an example. For list number one: modern, man-made, machine, sharp, hard. Number two: organic, soft, natural, elegant, muted. And a third: bright, colorful, playful, illustration, friendly.

But you can have these lists be whatever you want, whatever comes to mind. And when you have those lists, you have something in mind when looking for images. And speaking of images, Google Images is a great resource when making a mood board. Using Advanced Search, you can limit your search results to a specific color and or, type of image. Stock photo libraries are another very useful resource. They allow you to search for images by words, but also by color, type and orientation.

For the purpose of a mood board, a comping image, a free low-resolution watermarked preview is good...

Making a mood board
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