Special treatments reinforce this Bar Mitzvah’s theme from the moment guests arrive.
Spring blooms provide inspiration for many a designer. But creating an event to be held among them raises the bar
A client of Top That! Event reached out to the company last spring for help with a backyard dinner party for 120 guests. The company put together a possible look for her and sent photos; the client loved it, and Top That! went to work making it a reality.
Aesthetic inspiration can come from nearly anywhere— even from a single chair. Ralph Bellisario, owner of Bellisario Florist in Eastpointe, used a Chameleon chair as the starting point for designing a vignette for Ballroom Bliss at the Royal Park Hotel. The silver-toned metal chair with a satin cushion is new and on trend, and can be adapted to a variety of concepts.
Sophie in Wonderland
THE ROMANCE OF AN ENGLISH GARDEN was Derek Woodruff’s inspiration for this summertime tablescape.
Woodruff, owner of Floral Underground in Traverse City, created the table for an event showcase in New Jersey sponsored by floral supplier Syndicate Sales. The showcase was intended to offer layered looks for budget-minded planners and brides.
Peacock Splendor: A bird theme takes off.
A cut above- Sumptuous décor meets high-tech in a gala by the Wayne State University School of Medicine.
Setting the table to honor the newest member of the family. Setting the table to honor the newest member of the family.
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.