mood board

[ mood-bawrd ]

  1. a collage of various items, as scenic snapshots, song lyrics, and mementos, used to evoke a desired feeling, style, or ambience for a project or event, and often fashioned as a starting point from which to create an inspiration board: The wedding planner helped us put together a mood board, which set the whole tone for our reception.

Origin of mood board

First recorded in 1980–85

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British Dictionary definitions for mood board

mood board

  1. a board used by designers on which samples of various colours and textures are mounted to help in deciding which elements complement each other

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