As the title, says, inspiration can come from anywhere and everywhere.
A colleague of mine was looking at a corporate strategy document and complaining about the diagram making one of the points – a hexagon in alternating dark and pale grey with a purple shape at the centre. It might not have made it’s point very well, but she was also complaining about the colour scheme.
But when I saw it in terms of colour, I could just see the greys as a wall and the shape in the middle as a lovely squishy sofa. Which I thought would be sophisticated and luxurious and comfortable looking all at once.
And a skim through Pinterest confirms this – look at the examples I’ve found. Sure you can find some more…