Mood board January

Posted by Jenny Grotherus

1 January, 2013 - , , , , , , , , , ,

The Christmas carols are starting to fade away and the New Year’s resolutions are here to stay.
Winter has arrived in Uddevalla, Sweden. I’m sitting in my office at Maja Design with a snowstorm playing around outside my window. The flurries are dancing in the air before slowly falling to the ground. Our beautiful winter landscape inspired me to make our first challenge influenced by this cold season.

We have finally come to the moment where I am going to present our Maja Design challenge concept, this time filled with the light colours of winter…

I’m very proud to present our first mood board…January

Definition mood board – n
a board used by designers on which samples of various colours and textures are mounted to help in deciding which elements complement each other 

We will be using mood boards for our challenges. We truely believe in creativity and art at Maja Design. You are free to interpret the mood boards in any way you’d like. They are supposed to set you in an inspirational mood without too much controlling. We would like you to be inspired by the poems, words and photos. They are not given rules, they are just there as inspiration.

The January mood board has been inspired by the Vintage Winter collection, but you can use any Maja Design collection you like as long as you follow the colour scheme.

Here’s some information of how this is going to work…
The mood boards will be presented the first Tuesday every month. We will be presenting all participating creations that fulfill the requirements below January 29th. We will also draw a winner who will be winning a Maja Design collection of their own choice in 6×6 or 12×12.

After your creation is done, take a photo and send it to without any watermarks (size 600×600). Include your full address in the e-mail and what collection you would like if you win. Don’t forget to write down if you would like 6×6 or 12×12. We need your creation January 27th at the latest.

Here is some inspiration that our lovely Creative Team has created for us.AndreaEwenAndrea Ewencamillaekman

Camilla Ekmangabrielle

Gabrielle PollaccoJennifer

Jennifer Snydermarilyn

Marilyn Riverarachie

Rachelle SigurdsonRomyVeul

Romy Veulmaja

Maja Nowak – guest member JanuaryJenny

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  • Gabrielle Pollacco says:

    This was such a beautiful mood board to work with! And loved seeing the rest of the DT members take on the challenge. Can’t wait to see the entries at the end of the month!!

  • absolutely adorable! love all the projects!

  • CamillaE says:

    The challenge was so inspiring! Love the many choices!!! Gorgeous work from everyone.

  • Andrea Ewen says:

    Beautiful projects, ladies! I love to see how everyone was inspired!

  • mm Maja Nowak says:

    Awesome creations, ladies! I was so keen to see your takes on the challenge!

  • Joyce says:

    This is an outstanding mood board presentation! I love the graphic design, the way the colors are displayed and the written text of elements that are to be included. I’ve been waiting for this fabulous team to post here at MD and it was so worth the wait ladies. Awesome work and it is so inspiring that I’m inspired to work and post something too. Happy New Year MD and DT.

  • Keren Tamir says:

    Love the mood board. Will have to try it out!!

  • Kirsty says:

    What a wonderful idea! I stumbled upon this site and hope to deliberately come back!

  • Marilyn says:

    Gorgeous creations girls!!! and Gorgeous Mood Board, Jenny!!

  • mm Rachelle Sigurdson says:

    Amazing Mood Board,just loved working with it & look forward to all the others!!!

  • Ivana Camdzic says:

    Wow, wow, wow!!!! All of these projects are STUNNING!

  • Martha Mothershed says:

    It is a glooooomy day in Atlanta, GA. However now I don’t care because I am looking at beautiful things!!!
    Such a creativity!! Awsome.

  • Jenny Grotherus says:

    All your creations are absolutely stunning! So inspirational.

  • Beth Arp says:

    Love your work! The Mood Board is such a great idea. Love the colors and the creativity of the design team, each so different.

  • Dorthe/Pips says:

    Ooh wauw! Just found this awesome challenge, I sure need to play with this mood board one of the next days. Awesome DT inspiration.