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August 05, 2010

Design Your Style: Olioboard Moodboard App For Interior Decor

The days of weary eyed tiredness as you seek inspiration, papercuts from endless magazine cutouts, and being overwhelmed by design options have met their match.  Olioboard offers a Mood Board Creator App online that allows you to peruse, drag and drop, and even upload furniture, accessories, decorative elements, fabrics, artwork, or lighting into a virtual Mood Board.

Here's my first one (NOT my last).  These are elements of my dream office.  Olioboard's Mood Board Creator App helped me put it all together in a matter of minutes rather than days.  I always advise clients to tear or tag their favorite interior shots in magazines and sites to get creative juices flowing for color and design.  Olioboard has finally arrived to make the whole process simple, stylish, and available 24 hours a day.

Testing Mood Board Design 1 zoom

You can find art prints for $20 or a desk like the one above for $12k!  The variety of products lets everyone finddesign in their budget and style.

The only thing missing as far as I can see is paint!  There are a few uploaded colors on site-- a great start!  But, Olioboard, ask any designer and they'll tell you that you need a full offering of Color and Paint to complete any project. And of course, we designers love Benjamin Moore.  Okay, I'm a little biased, but still, Benjamin Moore does have a huge fan base!  Check out the Experts Exchange to see what I mean.

Here are my picks for color and paint that would complete my look in the office above.


These colors in Aura are just the refreshing palette I'm after right now for my office.  I'll have to work on getting that $12000 Cavour Desk by Carl Mollino from Hive Modern.

Here's how the board looks with my colors included:

Mood Board with Benjamin Moore Color 

Simple, but effective change!

There are lots of people creating Mood Boards on Olioboard.  A few of my favorites so far are:

Olioboard Lielca pastel colors 

leilca from Stockholm

Olioboard Charisantonio Eastern Eden Green Design

Interior Designer, Photographer, and Illustrator Charisantonio from the Phillipines

Olioboard bmoreguy Orange Retro Mood board 
 bmoreguy, an industrial design student at University of Cincinnati

Olioboard smacsporran rustic chic 
smacsporran, Co-founder of Olioboard and obviously a talented closet design addict! 

Olioboard Curator Outdoor Look Blue

Curator, an art curator and designer

Olioboard was created with Interior Designers in mind and thrives on community.  I can share my Mood Boards and comment on others member Mood Boards, too!  My id is Sonu (somehow, it wasn't taken yet!)  It also links you to the stores for each individual element so you can make your interior design dream a reality.

Find me on Olioboard and let's share some inspiration!


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I love the orange accents in the second to last photo. Great inspiration!

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