A regular department in MI M+E is Tablescape, where we highlight a company’s eye-popping tabletop design. When I started at the magazine nearly one year ago (!), I was excited about this particular department - I’m a big believer in the power of visuals, and Tablescape seemed like a great way to showcase the efforts of Michigan planners in a visually stunning way.

The funny thing is, it’s been a tricky department to fill each issue. Partly that’s because MiM+E doesn’t cover weddings, an evergreen source of beautiful tablescapes. And many corporate events favor more staid arrangements, no doubt. But I think that the main issue is that my editorship is still young enough that I simply haven’t tapped into the right sources.

(Photo Credit: Cafe Cortina)

Our sales rep, Laurie Burger, sent a beautiful image of a tablescape from Café Cortina, an Italian restaurant in Farmington Hills known for its lush setting and top-notch food (included here). It’s a great example of what we’re looking for. If your company creates exquisite tablescapes, get in touch. Maybe we’ll feature your work an upcoming issue!

Alexa Stanard
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