The Art of the Party : Design Ideas for Successful Entertaining
In a book filled with elegant imagery and romantic photography, Renny Reynolds reveals the key secrets of event planning, along with instructions on how to develop creative party concepts and themes. Art of the Party beautifully illustrates how to achieve party perfection, and every aspect of event planning presented with a touch of glamour and easy-to-understand directions. Reynolds' wealth of experience and best-kept secrets are included, such as: strategies for lighting to make any room warm and welcoming ways to ornament dance floors and dinner tables for maximum appeal organizational techniques for colorful and textural flower arrangements and how to make a large party feel intimate for everyone. Whether for birthday, anniversary, wedding, or holiday, Art of the Party offers dozens of creative ideas to ensure that your parties are truly extraordinary. Renny Reynolds has designed more than 2,500 events for America's elite. His training as a landscape architect led to the launch of Design for Entertaining, his highly successful party-design firm that has been featured in HG, Bon Appetit, House Beautiful, and other publications. He lives in New York City and Connecticut.
- Hardback | 224 pages
- 236.7 x 304.8 x 20.1mm | 1,406.15g
- 20 Mar 2003
- Gibbs M. Smith Inc
- Layton, UT, United States
- 250 colour photographs
There's more to throwing a fabulous party thatn just guests and great food. Renny Reynolds, a masterful planner who has created celebrations for the world's elite for more than thirty years, reveals some of his trade secrets in The Art of the Party. A well-known professional who has designed more than 2,500 events, Renny knows that "parties should have a sense of largesse and drama--glamour, if you will. A truly glamorous party enlarges your vision of what endless possibilities there are to the simple notion of fun." In this sumptuous visual banquet, Renny shows would-be hosts how to achieve a truly glamorous party. Through the skillful deployment of lighting, color, texture, progression, and scale, he unveils a number of party designs, from elegant to playful. Ideas for color schemes, lighting strategies, table settings, flower arrangements, and other design ideas are revealed. Whether you are planning an intimate brunch or a grand wedding, The Art of the Party will help you create a breathtaking spectacle that your guests will remember for years.