September 11, 2019
People may think that pillows are a small part of the process, but that couldn’t be further from the truth! Accents are a great way to help elevate and enhance the atmosphere of your event. In addition, they can help bring a color scheme or theme to life in a fun way. Whether you are trying to incorporate your company’s corporate colors, or play on a specific holiday theme, accent pillows are a perfect way to do it. If your event’s color scheme is blue and yellow, it does not mean that you lounge furniture has to be. You can use a white sofa and armchairs and add blue and yellow pillows as stylish and fun alternative. To make even more of an impact you can mix and match solids and patterns. DESIGNER8* pillow collection offers a variety of colors and patterns, and even fun textures.
Accent pillows make our furniture highly customizable to fit any occasion. The same Estelle lounge collection can look completely different with some bright pink pillows for a bat mitzvah, or a more subtle color arrangement for a TV show premier.
So do not be afraid to incorporate accent pillows in your event design. It is a small addition that makes a huge difference!
September 5, 2019
With Fashion Week fast approaching in New York City, we are taking a look at how fashion trends can impact event trends. Fashion is a leading force on how trends come into play whether it’s in the design world, beauty world or even making political statements. Fashion will always have a significant impact on the culture and by default, the event industry.
Every season there seems to be a hot new color that is back in style for the season. And believe it or not, but beige is this season’s hottest color! With furniture rentals you can easily pick and choose from many neutral colors to incorporate into your event. From sofas, to ottomans, to accessorizing with pillows, the options are endless with DESIGNER8*. Whether your theme is rustic, modern, vintage, or contemporary, you can translate color into any of those categories.
Take a look at the below image from the Fendi fashion show in Milan, the runway is bursting with beige in many different tones. If we wanted to translate this look into an event using DESIGNER8* pieces, we could easily do so with the array of options, we provide. Take for example the new Alexis Sofa in Wheat Velvet as our base pairing it with our classic Jagger coffee table and accessorizing it with different color pillows and our Sandstone Velvet Ottomans.
The possibilities are endless when it comes to working with DESIGNER8* to ensure that your event will be one that guests will remember for a long time to come.
August 15, 2019
Modern Gatsby takes note from the more ornate Art Deco style of the ’20s and brings it to modern-day 2000s. This fusion of style mimics the clean geometric lines, use of metallic embellishments and architectural flair embedded in traditional Art Deco design. However, pairing these notably 20’s influences with a minimal color pallet and earthy fabrics brings a fresh appeal to today’s designer. Art Deco décor was first introduced in France in 1925 with the intention of creating a sleek and anti-traditional elegance that symbolized wealth and sophistication. During this time of technological and industrial growth and with the improvements of machinery, many objects of this era were still handcrafted and designed with precision and often used luxury materials. It was common for items made in classic Art Deco style to include natural elements such as jade, silver, ivory, and chrome. Many of these design influences came from the American Indian and Egyptian cultures, especially with the use of natural materials. In today’s society, we tend to still design with those same influences. Here are a few pictures of the stunning DESIGNER8* collection.
August 12, 2019
With Labor Day around the corner, many are busy planning end of summer events. DESIGNER8* has a plethora of amazing indoor and outdoor looks that can help enhance any event into an elegant one. Below are some inspiration photos for how you can mix and match our white and neutral collections to create a truly custom look.
Looking to create an upscale yet inviting backyard feel? You can also poolside seating options with our white leather daybeds, white high back leather chairs and white leather ottomans. Or for the ultimate luxury look, add a daybed with a decorative canopy cover.
Here we used two of our Bianco white lacquer bars to create an outdoor island and buffet station. We also added Reese white and chrome barstools to complete the look and provide additional seating.
Another way to bring comfort outside is with plush seating on the sand. Here we used our Santorini wicker furniture with cream cushions which for a natural, yet rich look.
And of course, there is the gorgeous Havana rattan collection. This look is both casual and comfortable and incredibly neutral – making it hard for guests to leave!
August 8, 2019
The rise of social media has changed how we do everything – vacation, party, even work. If you did not Instagram it, did it event happen? Causing FOMO amongst your followers is a must and something to consider when designing your next event. Attendees are more likely to spread the word (and the photo) if they love the environment around them. Even when attending a professional conference, they want an experience, not just a gray and boring event that feels like a chore. Nowadays consumers are spoiled by beautiful visuals everywhere and they want to be a part of it. Therefore, fun and eye-catching design is a must, even better is to have a dedicated photo moment – preferably with your logo strategically placed in the background. Here are some DESIGNER8* inspirations. We are always happy to help turn your event into an EXPERIENCE.
This bright and modern living room vibe design is begging to be photographed.
An accent chair or sofa with fun pillows also makes for a perfect photo set up.
And never underestimate the importance of your panel discussion/stage furniture. It will always end up being captured by attendees!
This “guys night in” design is as social photo media-friendly as it gets!
Even a medical conference can look stylish and cool.
And don’t forget – we can always create custom scenic or branded pieces such as these fun cloud swings!
July 31, 2019
When you think of summer, you can’t help but think of holiday weekends and patriotic décor! DESIGNER8* has a wide array of red, white and blue collections and accents that can be used both indoor and outdoor for any occasion. So for your next corporate retreat, cocktail party or even upscale BBQ, let one of our expert stylists work with you to design the perfect mix of materials and styles for your needs.
Our leather and canvas daybeds are also perfect for poolside décor! And of course, our amazing collection of wicker furniture!
And if you are looking to add a little extra spark of color or firework style decor, consider adding a starburst chandelier or standing candelabra!
We are officially in summer and summer events are upon us! What better way to host your guests than with stylish outdoor furniture? Here at DESIGNER8*, we carry dozens of beautiful collections that can be used both inside and outside. Our design team are ready and able to help you plan your next outdoor event.
Check out our new Santorini collection complete with its eggshell cream cushions and rich chocolate wicker finish.
We also have the Barbados collection which is available in a tan wicker with sand colored cushions that provide a softer, warmer look for any outdoor space. Regardless of style, great outdoor lounge furniture will help enhance the overall look and feel of your next event.
The Hampton collection is another gorgeous collection that is sure to be a hit this summer with its’ rustic South Beach vibe and beautiful Celadon cushions as they offer a fun and festive beach vibe for anyone’s celebration!
In addition to amazing lounge collections, DESIGNER8* has a wide assortment of pillows and decorative accents in different textures, colors, and patterns.
July 23, 2019
For years the trend has been platinum and silver and pewter; from jewelry to housewares and décor. Now we are seeing gold making a huge comeback across all industries. Gold accents in décor can work with any furniture style from Old Hollywood to Mid Century Modern. Event furniture is no different – there has been a huge demand for gold accents in event furniture rental. Planners and customers are all requesting more and more gold accents and accessories for their events and DESIGNER8* has an incredible inventory to accommodate these requests. We have lounge, accessories and accent pieces that can easily be mixed and matched with all of our other collections, fabrics and colors.
July 18, 2019
Styling with Pantone’s color of the year, Living Coral! It’s no secret that anyone in the design world loves to keep up with Pantone’s color of the year so we are always staying ahead of the trends and matching the latest shades. In our industry setting the trend in events is what keeps you at the top of your game. So when it comes time to coordinate your wedding, mitzvah, shower, or corporate event with the latest trends, DESIGNER8* will always keep your guests impressed and in awe.
There are many ways to style Pantone’s color of the year, Living Coral. From simple and clean, to bold and bright, to rustic wedding vibes, DESIGNER8* will work with you to select pieces from our incredible inventory and incorporate this stylish hue into each look.
July 15, 2019
Looking for a fun way to add color, texture and design to your next event? Then check out the incredible inventory of pillows and accents at DESIGNER8*.
At DESIGNER8*, we offer a wide array of pillow colors, materials, patterns and designs! And our expert designers can work with you to mix and match our collections to create the perfect look. Whether it helps bring a color theme together, branding corporate events or simply add style and comfort to an upcoming wedding or mitzvah, our plush pillows are a perfect solution to spice up any venue or even existing furniture in your own home. In addition, we can also work with you to create custom pillows with your brand or personal monogram to further personalize your look. Regardless of space or size, pillows can easily add in that little spark of element to your design not to mention a feeling of cozy comfort!
Check out www.designer8.com/event-furniture/pillows for the full assortment!
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