Environment design is effective when it communicates a strong story.
Are you making sure your environment designs capture the emotions and mood that you want them to? This Environment design cheat sheet outlines some key fundamental steps that you should take when designing your environments.
Establish the story
Simple statement & mood
Shape & colour language
Sense of space
Add visual interest
Make it believable
Questions to ask yourself
What kind of people live there?
What subtle tells lend to the pre-story?
What can be left out? What adds nothing?
How can it best connect with the audience?
How & Why do various lights come into play?
What message is conveyed at first place?