Why do you need a mood board?
Hello! I’m excited that you’re here! You’re ready to work on creating a brand identity for your business! Do you have a few questions such as: why can’t I just create a logo? Or I don’t think I’m creative at all, is this really going to help me. The main question remains: why do I need a mood board?
Sure, you can just create a logo, but it’s just the face of your company, you need to extend beyond just the face of the company! We want to be able to create a brand identity that will effectively communicate your brand’s personality and its value to your potential clients.
As a designer, mood boards allow us the ability to show our clients a proposed look to ensure we are headed in the right direction. As a client, mood boards help to establish all of the baselines that will eventually go into a style guide: color palettes, typography, layout, image treatments.
Per dictionary.com: a board used by designers on which samples of various colors and textures are mounted to help in deciding which elements complement each other.
In the following days, I will be taking you through the steps of creating a mood board that represents you and your brand. I don’t want you to feel overwhelmed at any point of the process. You can take each step day by day, and if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me for more clarification.