Color + Material Design Prep

What is Color + Material Design?

Color designers create color stories through trend and consumer research. Material designers explore the DNA of what’s next in textiles, synthetic & genuine leather. Color and Material designers bring together a point of view of function and performance through storytelling.


Color palettes are used to tell stories and evoke emotions and feelings. Color designers tell stories through collections of colors drawn from inspirations around them.

Mood Board

A mood board is a type of collage consisting of images, text, and samples of objects in a composition. It can be based upon a set topic or can be any material chosen at random. A mood board can be used to convey a general idea or feel about a particular topic.

Color Blocking

Color blocking involves pairing multiple colors together to make interesting and complementary color combinations.