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    March 6, 2019

    As a couple begins planning their wedding, there are a number of options when it comes to the design and décor of your ceremony and reception. Adding lounge furniture is an easy way to enhance your special day and add that extra “wow” factor for you and your guests. By bringing in stylish furniture, you have the opportunity to further customize the look and feel of your venue and create the prefect vibe and atmosphere.

    Set the tone of your big day with a ceremony look that brings your personal style to life. This can include everything from casual outdoor lounge seating to more formal style indoor looks. You can then use the cocktail hour to transition into the reception of your dreams. This can range from a soothing outdoor paradise to a sexy, club vibe. Lastly, give your guests a comfortable spot to rest their feet from dancing and recharge during the reception. You can also create a family room style layout with custom vignettes where your guests can connect and indulge in conversation. And don’t forget to add stylish accents including bars, back bars, pillows, rugs, partition walls and decorative chandeliers! DESIGNER8* has an incredible variety of styles and depth of inventory to bring your vision to life for budgets big and small.

    Working with the experts at DESIGNER8*, you will have the opportunity to design every aspect of your event without all of the logistical headaches of managing it. More specifically, our team helps with all of the planning pieces including delivery, set up and pickup. You simply let us know where and when the furniture is needed and we take care of the rest!


    March 18, 2019

    The materials and textiles used for event rental furniture are just as important as the design itself. In fact, it was the celebrated architect Frank Lloyd Wright that believed in the synergistic power of design: “…Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.”


    There is nothing hotter than velvet right now! Taking a cue from the fashion world and its’ timeless, must-have fabric, velvet is an incredibly versatile material that adds a soft and plush feeling to sofas, pillows, and so much more. Walk into any home decor store and you’ll find living room sets that are decorated with rich velvet accents in a range of gorgeous colors. We recently introduced a number of beautiful velvet collections, pillows and ottomans in a variety of amazing shades.


    For interior designer Jennie Aden, inspiration comes from her favorite materials—organic textiles she finds close to home in Stockholm, Sweden. When creating a natural look for your next event, let us help you compile a custom assortment of styles from reclaimed wood to natural fabrics to stylish accents.


    At this year’s ICFF Editors’ Awards, furniture and home accessories with glass top designs had a major moment. In fact, designer Eny Lee Parkerwas named “Designer of the Year” for her Ballard table made with hand-thrown terra cotta jugs, which serve as a base for a simple and elegant glass top. DESIGNER8* also has a number of spectacular glass pieces including our Harlow collection, Xavier collection and our ever-popular Diamond Table collection which comes in both gold and silver.

    Whether it’s natural and organic materials or classic textiles with enduring style, make the most of form and function with these trending event decor fabrics and styles.


    March 14, 2019


    Accent tables are amazing elements that can add fashion and function to any event. They can also provide additional seating as well as a place to place drinks, snacks or meeting materials. And more importantly, they can add style to any set up and can act as a focal point in any room. Now to choose the right one! Here are a few or four favorite looks.


    The Bahama Coffee Table features a wood base with Abaca twist. It presents the different variations of tone and texture of the abaca twist weave.