Emerald and Frank said I Do in Paris with 150 of their closest friends and family. We worked with them to event design and style their day, managing all of the Suppliers that linked to the creative aspects in the lead up to, and on the day. A highly personalised wedding, the event design was full of unique touches, and custom-made details, to bring those personal touches to the fore.
Set in a wonderfully historic Parisian building, with a view of the Eiffel Tower, that perfectly blended the old with the new, we took inspiration from the couple, to design a day that gave them plenty of fun filled, and magical moments.
Opting for a fun and lively palette, we introduced lots of expressive ideas to give the guests plenty to do – from the arrival Welcome Board with individual welcome messages, to the bells to ring upon the First Kiss, the vellum pocket envelope confetti bags, the Paris Pop Up Cafe Terrace, the Eiffel Tower table plan, to a show-stopping staircase feature, inviting Bar and Lounge area and Photo Booth Corner. We even threw in the idea of a Can Can Dance Troop at midnight!
We concentrated on shots of red, mixing with pale pinks, soft blues, grey tones and highlights of gold. We introduced different materials into the design, with beautiful Japanese inspired ceramics for tableware plates and beakers that fused perfectly with the Japanese wallpapered dining room. We also commissioned Kintsugi inspired pinch pots for each place setting, and a stationery suite that took inspiration from this ancient Japanese craft. To complement the artisanal ceramics, we made endless flower plaster cast coasters, table numbers, table plan plinths and lounge trays.
It was an event design that like the Venue history, embodied the old with the new – a fusion of the past and the future. We perfectly married Vintage Oriental and Mid Century Modern furniture, with contemporary and artisanal touches. It was fun, it was different and it was totally unique to our lovely couple – Emerald and Frank, Mr & Mrs!