Sleek, Futuristic, Elevated

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Mood boards are curated groups of images that visualize a vibe. This is the second step of narrowing down a look & feel to effectively convey your brand message.

Science just didn’t seem that cool until these brands showed up. By embracing sleek design and sophisticated engineering these brands achieve an unbeatable combination that pushes beyond a product’s functional purpose. With the end users in mind, they strive to create a truly unique and enjoyable experience, setting them apart from their practical, bare-bones competitors. Attracting the attention of those “in the know” may well be a prerogative for companies looking to create a buzz around their ingenuity.

This look would be appropriate for brands in industries dominated by technology or those being disrupted with new philosophies and solutions. Notice how many of the brand samples appear approachable and energetic by bringing in a human component in contrast with high-tech devices. The color palettes are bold, bright and modern or fresh, clean and neutral. They have freedom to use unique fonts with crisp lines that speak to their creativity and engineered precision.

Ideal for these archetypes:

Innovator

Sage

Creator

Sovereign

Tags:

Clean, Detail-oriented, Energetic, High-end, Modern, Precise, Progressive, Scientific, Sophisticated, Technical, Sleek


Is this the right feel for your brand?

The images below show how various companies have used color, type, icons, photos, illustrations and textures together to translate their personality into a unique look and feel. As you consider your company’s presence, do these samples achieve the vibe you’re after?

Please note: The images posted here are subject to copyrights owned by the individuals or entities who created them. They are not intended to be used for your brand or for any other personal or commercial use.

Tip: Clean, minimalist design is highly appealing but can be difficult to execute well, especially in the early days of business. Every detail counts—be judicious with the quantity of words on a page, and select your imagery, icons and fonts with care. Be careful not to oversimplify your look, as you risk being bland and forgettable.


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Provocative, Progressive, Intense

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Mood boards are curated groups of images that visualize a vibe. This is the second step in narrowing down a look & feel to effectively convey your brand message.

Brands in this category tend to be very expressive, showing strength and fortitude as naturally as breathing. Their intensity can serve as a rallying force, guiding the emotions and actions of a crowd towards a common goal.

Portraying boldness often requires a heavy hand to draw attention. Fonts and colors will tend to be bright or dark. Lines are bold or have high contrast between thick and thin, and shapes are sharp-edged and large. Every bit of a page will tend to be used for maximum impact.

Ideal for these archetypes:

Rebel

Hero

Tags:

Strong, Solid, Focused, Bold, Provocative, Progressive, Intense, Serious


Is this the right feel for your brand?

The images below show how various companies have used color, type, icons, photos, illustrations and textures together to translate their personality into a unique look and feel. As you consider your company’s presence, do these samples achieve the vibe you’re after?

Please note: The images posted here are subject to copyrights owned by the individuals or entities who created them. They are intended for educational purposes, and not to be used for your brand or for any other personal or commercial use.

TIP: Audiences with an independent streak are difficult to convince. They will tend to be skeptical and do things on their own time. Be careful not to pander to them, oversell them or push them to take action. They tend to be interested in high quality, high value offerings and ignore what could be perceived as a waste of time. The more transparent you are, and the more room you give them, the happier they will be.

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High End, Modern, Hip

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Mood boards are curated groups of images that visualize a vibe. This is the second step in narrowing down a look & feel to effectively convey your brand message.

Embodying a chic, effortless vibe is a rare talent. What separates these brands from the rest is their unlimited creativity and casual confidence. Their innate magnetism, foresight and enhanced ability to express themselves makes them natural leaders and trendsetters. Inspiration may be drawn from history, natural science, cultural traditions or imagery—any microcosm stumbled upon that can be observed, remixed and reimagined.

Brands with this vibe have an underlying strength and futuristic energy. This can be best expressed in a number of creative ways, but will rarely include elements that could be considered “soft,” to avoid appearing timid or underwhelming. Instead, bold color palettes, blocky shapes, energetic brush strokes and textures create a dynamic world that can evolve as quickly as the next great idea strikes.

Ideal for these archetypes:

Creator

Lover

Tags:

Unique, Creative, Chill, Intelligent, Admirable, High end, Modern, Progressive, High quality, Polished, Hip


Is this the right feel for your brand?

The images below show how various companies have used color, type, icons, photos, illustrations and textures together to translate their personality into a unique look and feel. As you consider your company’s presence, do these samples achieve the vibe you’re after?

Please note: The images posted here are subject to copyrights owned by the individuals or entities who created them. They are intended for educational purposes, and not to be used for your brand or for any other personal or commercial use.

TIP: Audiences with an independent streak are difficult to convince. They will tend to be skeptical and do things on their own time. Be careful not to pander to them, oversell them or push them to take action. They tend to be interested in high quality, high value offerings and ignore what could be perceived as a waste of time. The more transparent you are, and the more room you give them, the happier they will be.


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Scientific, Energetic, Approachable

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Mood boards are curated groups of images that visualize a vibe. This is the second step of narrowing down a look & feel to effectively convey your brand message.

These brands have a natural ability to bring people into their process, presenting their work as fascinating discoveries and allowing others to join in their excitement. Though they may appear more laid back on the surface, these companies hold themselves to high standards, working hard to account for details that others may have missed.

Notice that many of the brand samples focus on people using their products more than on the products themselves. This is a great strategy, especially for companies with a product or service that is not very tangible. Humans bring the energy. The excitement of the outcomes they can achieve with these brands is reflected in the writing and emphasized with bold, bright and modern colors.

Ideal for these archetypes:

Innovator

Sage

Creator

Sovereign

Tags:

Approachable, Clean, Detail-oriented, Energetic, Expert, Modern, Precise, Progressive, Scientific, Sophisticated, Technical, Transparent


Is this the right feel for your brand?

The images below show how various companies have used color, type, icons, photos, illustrations and textures together to translate their personality into a unique look and feel. As you consider your company’s presence, do these samples achieve the vibe you’re after?

Please note: The images posted here are subject to copyrights owned by the individuals or entities who created them. They are not intended to be used for your brand or for any other personal or commercial use.

Tip: Clean, minimalist design is highly appealing but can be difficult to execute well, especially in the early days of business. Every detail counts—be judicious with the quantity of words on a page, and select your imagery, icons and fonts with care. Be careful not to oversimplify your look, as you risk being bland and forgettable.


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