THREE REASONS WHY MOOD BOARDS MATTER
We all know mood boards are essential for design, but what makes them so significant?
A mood board is a creative way to clarify your vision and play with your interests 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.
Including just about anything that helps you define your direction and empower the inner creative, ABI recognises mood boards as crucial for the design process.
Here are our top three reasons as to why you need to be mood boarding.
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but a mood board tells the story. Visual concepts offer an unlimited source of inspiration that not only captures the aesthetic of your project 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 ideas and actualising the ideas.
Building on external inspiration and your 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.
Product samples are one of the most beneficial ways to experiment with a colour or texture before investing in the entire set. It ensures that each order will be a worthwhile purchase.
It allows you to piece together your new space without having to order every cabinetry pull or wall tile. When choosing the perfect fixtures and fittings for your project, it isn’t something you can gamble on.
ABI has created a range of colour samples to give you an exact idea of our finishes look and feel like without buying the product. You can purchase our colour samples here.
Most businesses will let you try before you buy, so whether it’s shopping for tiles or curtains, ask for a sample, and they should accommodate your needs.
KEEPING YOURSELF ON TRACK
While you might have already commenced your project with a definitive vision in mind, as you begin directing your attention to other tasks and dealing with various team members, it can be easy to overlook the purpose of starting the project.
Having a mood board is the perfect way to keep all of your initial goals and ideas in one place so that you can effortlessly look back on it to help determine the decisions you make.
Whether you’re a fan of doing it old-school with scrapbooks and pinboards, or you prefer keeping it online, there are hundreds of resources that can help you realise your dream.
We would love to see any mood boards that you have created, share your designs with us on Instagram at @abiinteriors_uk