15 ways to get the most out of moodboards

We all made collages as kids in school. They might have been art projects, or they might have been assigned for other classes – perhaps a collage depicting life in colonial America, for example. We had a central theme and the image selected all related to that theme. Most just found or drew pictures; sometimes, the more creative kids would put objects on their collages for a 3D effect.

Fast forward to the 21st century, and the concept of collages has been transformed into the concept of mood boards, those great tools that designers can use to pitch ideas to a client, before actually producing a design – whether that is graphic design of a website, a logo, fashion, a brochure, or something in the area of interior design.

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