We all know mood boards are essential for design creatives, but what is it that makes them so significant? Renovating without a mood board is like sitting down at the hair salon and saying, “You can do whatever you want.”
A mood board is a chic and creative way to assemble various items, to clarify your vision and play with current obsessions – as you begin preparing for a new project. Without a clear understanding of the concepts and pieces that your space needs, you will most likely be left with momentary happiness, and soon enough, dislike your sporadic impulses – bangs anyone?
Including just about anything that helps you define your direction and empower the inner creative, ABI recognises mood boards as a crucial element within the design process.
Here are three must-read-reasons as to why you need to be mood boarding.
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but mood boards tell us the story. Visual concepts offer an unlimited source of inspiration that not only captures the aesthetic of your project or renovation but creates an idea about how you want to feel in the finished space.
Designing a mood board allows us to understand and creatively communicate with one another through visualisation. Whether you are consulting with interior designers, builders or even clients, the easiest way to achieve your vision is by bridging the gap between – expressing the ideas and actualising the ideas.
Building on external inspiration and your own thoughts and feelings about a particular space will enable you to navigate the tone and exact direction you wish to go in – producing a visual world that your project will live inside.