Natural, Clean, Minimalist

Mood Board

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.

This board is a good fit for brands that provide relief from busy, aggressive or complicated situations. The content is organized, thoughtful, and light—nothing fussy or artificial.

Notice how the brands represented below use clean, crisp lines, nature-inspired color palettes, and subtle textures to create their put-together look. These brands have a somewhat nostalgic or traditional look, but with a modern twist, such as an unexpected color or handwritten fonts. These details add an extra bit of energy to avoid looking overly simplistic, plain or stuffy.

Ideal for these archetypes:

Lover

Sovereign

Caregiver

Innocent

Sage

Tags:

Clean, Simple, Minimalist, Uncomplicated, Traditional, Nostalgic, Natural, Smart


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 looking for clean, trustworthy products tend to hold companies to high standards of customer service and transparency. Be diligent in building your company culture with this in mind. Regularly communicate about your company values, and be careful to align with others who share and practice these beliefs.


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Positive, Uncomplicated, Amusing

Mood Board

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.

Playfulness is key for a happy, balanced life. Brands belonging to this board are good-natured and have a knack for creating a sense of ease with everyone they encounter. Your company may be adept at smoothing over difficult situations with a gentle or encouraging word, or finding compromise in the midst of a raging battle.

Brands with this gift of “serenity now” will feature a softer look and feel. You’ll notice the use of energetic or pastel colors and well-lit scenery in the images below. Emphasizing a natural, lived-in feel, and hand drawn type or illustration can provide that essential “human touch” that distinguishes these brands as approachable and uplifting.

Ideal for these archetypes:

Innocent

Citizen

Tags:

Amusing, Approachable, Cheerful, Celebratory, Friendly, Fun, Funny, Optimistic, Positive, Simple, Uncomplicated


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 drawn to this aesthetic are often looking for relief from a frustrating or convoluted experience. Keep in mind that looking effortless on the surface requires extra hard work and superb attention to detail as you develop your products and services. Be diligent in creating the necessary systems to support an excellent customer experience and maintain quality and consistency. Build a culture that attracts people with a positive disposition.


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Lighthearted, Sweet, Relational

Mood Board

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.

Like a breath of fresh air, these brands are surprisingly effective at cutting through categories where stuffy, overcomplicated, unfair or rule-laden institutions have dominated. With customer happiness at their core, these brands convey a cheerful disposition and draw in scads of users who may have felt neglected, mistreated, bored, or frustrated with the powers that be.

Brands oozing positivity often use color and bold fonts to call attention to what they might consider the better, easier choice. A playful tone, bubbly spokesperson and simple messaging seals the deal for those wary of dry content or legalese. Lots of wide-open spaces and clean layouts drive home a reassuring vibe of simplicity and freedom.

Ideal for these archetypes:

Innocent

Lover

Caregiver

Citizen

Tags:

Approachable, Cheerful, Fun, Happy, Independent, Liberating, Positive, Refreshing, Simple


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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Clean, Simple, Friendly

Mood Board

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.

The hardworking brands in this category can be defined by their welcoming smile and enthusiastic attitude. Always willing to lend a hand, be a good neighbor, or invite outsiders to join in the fun, companies that fit this vibe have a knack for quickly winning people over. People are drawn to the sense of camaraderie, transparency and easygoing nature these brands provide. They feel at ease and like part of a community.

As seen in the brand samples below, this vibe can be achieved with colorful palettes, simple geometric shapes, and expressive photos. Depending on other characteristics of the brand personality, companies with this vibe may gravitate towards more playful touches, including illustration, brushy fonts, and close-up photography.

Ideal for these archetypes:

Citizen

Innocent

Caregiver

Jester

Tags:

Approachable, Clean, Cheerful, Comforting, Fresh, Friendly, Playful, Predictable, Simple, Trustworthy, Uncomplicated, Welcoming


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: 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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