Autumn is the season of transition and symbolic for a time of self reflection. As the final leaves fall to the ground and winter turns, our activity also transforms to dormancy. This is a great time for introversion and contemplation in preparation for the renewal that Spring brings.
Design inspiration can come from anything: a song, a picture, a vision, a smell, a touch, or a sentiment. When deliberately seeking inspiration for an active project, I often do not find it right away.