Our Design Process
We work with a wide range of clients, including corporate, non-profit, and private events. Working on projects for brands, intimate gatherings and weddings couples remains our focus and favorite events to design. A common trait in our clients is that they are all looking for decor Creative Direction and Production. They are wishing for someone to create a cohesive visual guest experience for their event with personal details throughout the design.
We do our very best to create a stress free and streamlined event design process in a way that is both creative and efficient!
You reach out via e-mail, DM, Insta or phone and we setup a time to chat. We will talk through the rough logistics over the phone. Then we set up a face meeting. We typically meet at our studio, or at your desired event venue. This is a fun meeting, where we get to know you and your story. We also talk through the types of things you like, target budget, goals/priorities and the scope of what you are looking for. The idea is to get a sense of what design style you are leaning towards
If we decide it is a good fit for us to work together we then move towards the proposal and booking step
02.Proposal and Booking:
Based on our meeting, we create an initial proposal with decor mood board that outlines the general direction we are going in, along with an itemized list of decor we are planning on and the budget range we associate with each item. We will not get into too many specifics at this point, because leaving things a little open, we can adjust our designs based on how other aspects of the event or wedding fit together (table linens, floor plan, bridesmaid dresses, etc…).
Once you receive our customized proposal a deposit is due to secure your date.
We then put pen develop a Design Concept for you that specifically lays out all of the details and we meet again. Similar to the proposal, everything is in list format, with descriptions and pricing attached and how will address specific design issues. We will also put together photos and/or sketches to help you visualize the designs.
Typically, there is a 2nd payment due at this point, to help cover our next step in the process. Depending upon timeline, this may be consolidated with your final payment.
All leading up to your Event Day
While it is difficult for us to put a price point without knowing more about you and your wishes, our clients generally spend between $50-$250/guest for their décor budget. For weddings (100+guests) , our services begin with a $5,000 décor budget. Florals can either be designed and produced by us or we can collaborate with the best floral designers to bring your ideas to life.
Scheduling, Ordering & Procurement:
Refining our design concepts and launching orders. Most of this process is done behind the scenes. If we are building a custom item for you, we may need you to weigh in on a few design details.
A month before your event, all of your final adjustments are due ( table counts, etc…). If you have a planner, we will work directly with her/him on this. This is also when we request day of details, like emergency contact and where to deliver the personal flowers. Your final payment is then due 3 weeks before your event.
Day of, we put all of our decor plans into action! Our staff will setup, breakdown everything we set out to create for you. We will schedule all of our load in/load out times directly with your venues and planner. We can also work with your photographer to style paper suites or other wedding day details.
Our process for creative design, styling shoots with brand clients is very similar to the timeline above. The biggest difference, is that we may schedule a complimentary mockup meeting depending on the design complexity. The mockup allows us to bring all of the design elements together. Pending venue approval, we like to schedule these meetings at the event site.
Mockups are available to all clients for an additional fee to cover the cost of the product