Once you have a clear strategy, the idea is to then create preliminary design concepts based on the strategy you developed. Developing concepts can be done through various means when inspiration strikes, but here are some of the most effective.
- Mind Mapping: A diagram that’s used to represent words, ideas, and tasks linked to your central idea. Encourages a brainstorming approach to planning and organizing tasks.
- Storyboarding: Meant to pre-visualize a motion picture, animation, etc by organizing illustration in a sequence.
- Free Writing: A great way to get your ideas down on paper and later expand on them.
- Layout Creation: Sketch layouts from collected inspiration, play around with color schemes and typography until a direction strikes you, and then explore it more