Mood Board For Spring

At Visva, we’re all about self expression. Whether it’s through creative pursuits, activism, or comic book fandom, we encourage our members to do their thing. A quick scroll through the Tribes list reveals an interesting and varied mix of communities.

To celebrate the new season, we created a mood board encompassing different media and topics popular with the Visva community.

🌈  Color

One of the most inspiring aspects of spring is the explosion of color found everywhere in nature. It's a such a welcome change that we reflect it in our everyday lives, from our clothes to our home decor.

Looking to uplevel the color in your life? Try creating some color palettes. Head over to Pantone or Color Hunt for inspiration. Or just take a look around and pick some colors that make you happy!

Moonrise Kingdom is mood.

You can also find color inspiration by revisiting some of your favorite movies. The folks at Wes Anderson Palettes have created some lovely color palettes based on stills from almost every Wes Anderson film.

🌿  Nature

Nature is so awe-inspiring there isn't a single creative field, academic discipline, or profession it hasn't touched. Spring is nature's big reemergence after a season of stillness and hibernation. We could create an endless number of mood boards about nature itself, but spring brings it to a whole new level.

As the late, great Robin Williams once said, "Spring is nature's way of saying: Let's party!" A quick look out the window reveals trees unfurling new bright green leaves, backyard birds showing off their vibrant feathers, and flowers bursting to life in every hue imaginable.

More nature, please!

Want to add a little nature to your life? Take walk in a park or local trail, and use all your senses to experience your environment. Don't forget to take your camera or sketchbook to document your observations!

🎧  Music

For most of us, music is an instant mood booster. Scientific research has proven that when we listen to music we enjoy, our brains release dopamine - aka the happy chemical. So, it's not just fun...it's science!

Lucky for us, spring is just the beginning of driving-with-the-windows-down-and-music-cranked-up season. Or maybe it's more like Pandemic Solo Dance, The Sequel. Whatever the mood, sing it loud and proud!

Janelle Monáe is 🔥

🎨  Art

The word "art" is great, isn't it? It's highly subjective and can include anything from a sculpture in your foyer, the yarn rug in your room, or an amalgamation of zeros and ones you can sell for millions of dollars.

Is art worthy because of the artist's intentions or the viewer's opinions? It's a little of both and also neither at the same time. Art is mood. It's intellectual and also purely emotional. It's whatever you want it to be. Pretty cool, huh?

So this spring, hit up some museums or pick up that new graphic novel and get your art on.  

Almond Blossom ❃ April 1890

See the rest of the Vincent van Gogh collection at the Van Gogh Museum!

📽  Film

Spring can definitely feel like the preamble to summer, especially when you're looking forward to the end of this long, unusual school year. A great way to calm your spring fever? Watch a film from the '90s set in the '70s about a bunch of kids on the last day of school!

Honorable mention: If you like your idyllic settings with a side of gore, you should check out Midsommar. This film will leave you feeling properly creeped out, but also kind of wanting to plan a trip to Ikea for some summery Scandinavian decor.

We hope our little mood board has sparked some good vibes for the new season. Be sure to share your spring inspo with us on Visva!

We'll leave you with this feel-good playlist full of sunshine-y, happy tunes...