What fun is going green if you can’t look great while doing it? Design makes its way into every type of event, whether it is the professional aesthetic of a corporate meeting or elaborate creations for high-end weddings. Adding eco-friendly practices to creating event ambiance is much like greening other aspects of your events. Start […]
Aside from food waste, decorations and promotional event items are among the most common products to end up in the trash after an event. However, with a bit of forethought, you can save these valuable items from landfill by donating them to nonprofit organizations. During the early stages of planning your meeting, start to look […]
This month I am going to talk about décor — which requires a different form of taste than what I usually discuss. This one we experience with our eyes, not our mouths. Last month I was with a friend in a restaurant, and the décor of the restaurant was not even close to what the […]
Award-winning designer Ira Mitchell-Stern, executive director of creative for All Over Miami, advises planners to comb home magazines and home furnishing stores like West Elm, Target (which recently introduced a new line of home furnishings from Dwell Studio, including pillows featuring yellow and gray palettes), and K-Mart for trends and ideas that can be applied to events.
In case you haven’t noticed, every year certain color combinations become “hot,” popping up on fashion runways, on consumer electronics and in home furnishing stores before trickling down to hotel décor, linens, stationary and other meeting planning accessories. According to the Color Marketing Group association of color professionals, if you want to be ahead of […]