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Topic Archive: Design/Decor

Holiday Party Photos: 29 Ideas From End-of-Year Festivities

While classic tree lighting ceremonies were some of the most high-profile events of the season, brands and organizations also staged surprising new formats this year.

Event Report Posted 4 days ago

8 Fresh Ideas for Seating and Escort Cards

More than just a directional tool, place cards can be a clever way to advance a brand, theme, or design scheme.

Idea File Posted 11 days ago

What the Whitney's Last Gala at the Breuer Building Looked Like

The contemporary art museum bid farewell to its uptown home with an homage to its past, along with a view into the future.

Event Report Posted 11 days ago

Why Tiffany & Company Built Its Own Subway Train

To herald the launch of its new collection, the jeweler installed a luxury subway car in New York.

Event Report Posted December 4, 2014, 3:19 PM EST

12 Smart Ways to Label Food and Drinks at Events

Fun and festive labels, tags, and menu cards can make event catering even more appetizing.

Catering Week Posted December 1, 2014, 7:15 AM EST

25 Ideas From Fall Benefits

Here's a look at decor, entertainment, catering, and more from the season's biggest benefits across North America.

Event Report Posted November 26, 2014, 7:45 AM EST

Target Launches Toms Collection With Rustic Holiday Market

The retailer introduced its latest partnership with an event that used design and production elements to highlight the footwear brand's spirit of giving.

Event Report Posted November 24, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

11 Ways to Create a Road Trip-Theme Event

At the press preview for its spring 2015 collection, Old Navy used road signs, a food station fashioned after farm stands, and camping cots to illustrate the inspiration for its latest clothing line.

Event Report Posted November 20, 2014, 7:45 AM EST

MoMA Pays Tribute to Alfonso Cuarón With Space-Theme Benefit

Taking inspiration from the director's Oscar-winning movie Gravity, the art institution's fund-raiser featured deep blues, metal sculptures, and aircraft lighting.

Event Report Posted November 17, 2014, 7:30 AM EST

20 Inspiring Decor Ideas From Diffa's Dining by Design in Chicago

From gold lighting fixtures to goldfish as a centerpiece, here's a look at the creative decor ideas from this year’s showcase.

Event Report Posted November 12, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

'Modern Family' Promotion Builds Public Pumpkin Patch

To publicize the nightly airings of the popular TV comedy, Fox 5 New York hosted a family-friendly event that combined a pumpkin patch and corn maze with trivia games and face painting.

Event Report Posted November 10, 2014, 7:30 AM EST

Human Rights Campaign Gala Evolves With Guests

Multidimensional decor reflected the "evolve" theme at the Human Rights Campaign's 18th annual National Dinner.

Event Report Posted November 6, 2014, 10:18 AM EST

8 Bright Ideas for Better Event Signage

From LED fabric walls to human arrows, here's a look at innovative approaches that will grab the attention of attendees.

Idea File Posted November 5, 2014, 7:30 AM EST

11 Inspiring Picnic Tabletops From Diffa Austin

Austin's first Urban Picnic by Design showcased a variety of design ideas, from Art Nouveau to Breaking Bad to The Wizard of Oz.

Event Report Posted October 29, 2014, 8:03 AM EDT

If Walls Could Talk: 11 Entertainers Who Double as Decor

Give guests who think they’ve seen it all a reason to do a double take with interactive, human-centric designs at your next event.

The Scout Posted October 29, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

11 Minimalist Tabletop Ideas With Maximum Impact

If tightly curated decor is the name of the game, draw inspiration from spare but dramatic tabletop looks from events around the country.

Idea File Posted October 27, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

See the Athletic-Inspired Alexander Wang for H&M Launch

The launch for the retailer's latest designer collaboration brought 1,000 guests to an indoor track and field center, where boxing bags, a parkour performance, and Astroturf set the scene.

Event Report Posted October 24, 2014, 4:33 PM EDT

What Happens When a Chef Plays Event Planner

Media company Swoop partnered with Marc Forgione to create a no-rules dinner for its clients. Shoes optional.

Event Report Posted October 22, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

11 Elegant Fall Picnic Ideas From the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic

Year after year the French champagne house reinvents its outdoor event, combining its signature yellow with eye-catching design elements.

Event Report Posted October 22, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

How to Host a Polished In-Office Party

Washington-based 360 Live Media opened its new office with a stylish, interactive gathering.

Event Report Posted October 21, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

Innovation Forum Speaker Preview: 14 Design Ideas From Nicky Balestrieri

Here's a behind-the-scenes look at some of New York event designer Nicky Balestrieri's favorite designs and productions over the years.

From the Editors Posted October 9, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

Fall Floral Trends: Metallics, Dahlias, Roses, Eucalyptus, and More

These are some of the rich materials floral designers from Los Angeles to Boston are using for the season's arrangements.

Idea File Posted October 6, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

9 Event Tips From Designer Todd Fiscus

The Dallas-based event designer shares his rules for using color, working with vendors, and creating a "wow" moment.

Readers' Forum Posted October 6, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

16 Event Ideas From TomorrowWorld Electronic Dance Festival

See how T-Mobile, Bud Light, and Zipcar engaged the 50,000 fans at this event outside Atlanta.

Event Report Posted October 2, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

Guest Column: An Event Producer in Paris, Part II

The second part to Cara Kleinhaut’s adventures in the City of Light, exploring ateliers, Instagram feeds, and how Paris Fashion Week is different from its New York cousin.

Opinion Posted October 1, 2014, 12:50 PM EDT

How Fox Turned the New York Public Library Into 'Gotham' for a Night

For the premiere of its Batman prequel series, the TV network recreated three key locations from the show inside the New York landmark.

Event Report Posted September 30, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

Headdress Ball Combines Flashy Entertainment With Meaningful Tributes

See how the 25th anniversary gala honored its history while staying true to its reputation as the Orlando’s most outrageous black-tie event.

Event Report Posted September 25, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

What You Missed at Fashion Week

From holographic images projected on water to a play that doubled as a show, the September 2014 run of Fashion Week saw plenty of interesting concepts from designers take place in venues throughout New York.

Event Report Posted September 15, 2014, 4:36 PM EDT

A New—and Charitable—Way to Recycle Floral Decor

A start-up company will pick up and resell floral arrangements, with part of the proceeds going to charity.

News Posted September 2, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

11 Fresh Ideas From Back-to-School Events

See how Pottery Barn Kids, Kipling, and Teen Vogue prepared students and parents to go back to school.

Idea File Posted August 26, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

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