Architectural Design + Art Basel

Originating in Europe, Art Basel has been the driving force behind the success of many artists worldwide. The annual festivals held in Miami, Hong Kong and London have elevated from catering to just local artisans to incorporating the international art world. Their creative projects are exhibited in the best and largest galleries and installations are […]

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An Artful Antipasto Display

Inspired by the colorful walls at Wynwood, an art complex in Miami, the culinary team of A Joy Wallace Catering & Events created this unique antipasto display. A galvanized bar was used to showcase this abundant antipasto display complete with concrete blocks displaying rich rustic breads and natural greens. Metal brick risers displayed food items […]

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summer dessert

A Perfect Summer Dessert

Panna cotta is one of the all-time perfect summer desserts. Simple and fresh and … in the hands of the Robin Selden, Managing Partner and Executive Chef of Marcia Selden Catering & Event Planning in Stamford, Connecticut … simply stunning! “Our recipe for lemon panna cotta with minted berry soup is one of my all-time […]

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the masters dinner

Thomas Caterers: The Masters Dinner

This is the latest in our Designer’s Notebooks series in which designers turn back the pages of their “notebooks” to revisit their favorite events, or in this case, their award-worthy events. At Catersource in March, Thomas Caterers of Distinction took home the ICA CATIE award for Signature Caterer for Best Event. Photos by Kristin Hornberger […]

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Turkmenistan: Future Event Destination

Two event pros travel to Turkmenistan to teach and end up getting an education in international events Turkmenistan quickly is on its way to becoming a destination country in the meeting and tourism industries, with intentions similar to Dubai. The country is focused on attracting events with the opening of 5-star hotels, new high-rise buildings, […]

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Content Marketing Through Live Events

Just how fast is a Lamborghini? A live event answers that question and creates a larger dialogue By Wolfgang Allenstrasser Consumers no longer want one-way communication from their brands; they want dialogue. Recommendations and reviews now trigger purchase decisions. How can this translate to capturing corporate business for live events? The obvious answer is live […]

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Dining by design

Instagram Moments from Dining By Design

A creative collaboration of event and interior designers, this year’s New York Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) Dining by Design event showcased a series of elaborate tabletop installations. Co-located with the Architectural Digest Home Show, the event, which is also a fund-raising dinner, is just one of six Dining by Design events held in […]

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An Event and Lifestyle Trend

Craving Community By Susie Perelman In today’s world, it’s easy to never leave home. With the help of technology, we can sit on our sofa while communicating with family and friends, ordering food, purchasing cool new home products, redoing our wardrobes, and learning another language. However, it seems that now more than ever, when we do choose […]

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Trends in Event Furnishings from CORT

From mid-Century design to a powerful new collection CORT Event Furnishings, one of the nation’s leading furniture, lighting and accessories rental company, announces the top trends in event furnishings for planning a remarkable and unforgettable event in 2015. One of the top trends for 2015 is mid-century inspired furnishings that reference iconic designs, shapes and […]

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