Using Design Psychology to Create a Coherent Mood for your Bedroom

Sarah Seung-McFarland, psychologist and interior/wardrobe consultant

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7 Lessons (15m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Design Psychology

    • 3. Mood

    • 4. Favorite Past Bedrooms

    • 5. Seeking Inspiration

    • 6. Moodboard

    • 7. Final Thoughts


Project Description

Create an initial vision statement from favorite past bedrooms, a  bedroom mood board from inspiration around you, and use the mood board to refine your vision statement

Part 1: List of favorite past bedrooms

a. Think about your favorite past bedrooms.

b. List the words that reflect the highest positive associations with those rooms.

c. Use those words to come up with an ideal design sentence. This sentence may be refined after completing the mood board.

Part 2: Create the mood board

a. Materials: magazine tears; scissors; tacks; materials and other sources of inspo; white canvas board;  and burlap.

b. Secure the burlap over the canvas.

c. Put the tears, etc... on the mood board

d. Identify the mood captured by the board (e.g., glamorous, modern, boheme). See if someone can identify the mood without giving them the vision statement.

e. Adjust the design statement accordingly


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