In need of some inspiration for your design? See our list of design prompts to help you

See below some brief prompts on what you could design:

  • Create an image that represents your emotional state during a particularly challenging time in your life. 
  • Design an illustration that shows the internal struggle you have when dealing with anxiety. 
  • Create a series of abstract patterns that represent the highs and lows of your mood swings.
  • Make a collage of images that reflect the different emotions you experienced during a depressive episode.
  • Create a piece of art that represents the journey you took to overcome a mental health challenge.
  • Illustrate the feeling of being trapped in your own mind during a panic attack.
  • Design an image that represents the sense of relief you feel after seeking professional help for a mental health issue.
  • Create an abstract interpretation of the physical symptoms you experience during a period of anxiety.
  • Design an image that represents the positive impact self-care practices have on your mental health.
  • Make a mixed media piece that shows the duality of living with a mental health condition, with positive and negative aspects.
  • Create an image of how social media has affected you and your body positivity.
  • What does a day in the life look like for you, as someone who has ADHD?
  • Have you been diagnosed with a mental health condition that you feel ashamed about? How does that make you feel? What does that look like to you on paper?
  • Is there something really obscure that has an ongoing impact on your mental health? Maybe something that someone has said to you?
  • Is there a particular technique you have learnt that is really helping you with managing your mental health? What is it and how does the technique itself or the feeling you get from it  look to you?