We’re excited to share this profile of Cornelia McNamara of Chicago based Cornelia McNamara Flowers and Parties, and feature a beautiful outdoor wedding and an outdoor music festival’s benefit reception she designed, both with great, steal-worthy ideas. Jamali Garden: Tell us about your background. How did you get your start in floral and event design? Cornelia McNamara: My […]

Meet Josh Spiegel of New York’s Birch Event Design. With great details, colors, and for the focus of our story, many long tables, these images showcase a range of their beautiful wedding and event designs. Jamali Garden: Tell us about your background. How did you get your start in floral and event design? Birch Events: […]

Meet Bevin Elias of by Elias, the Brooklyn, New York based design firm whose floral display and design work we’ve been admiring for some time, and are now thrilled to share. Jamali Garden: Tell us about your background. by Elias Design: I was born in Grenada and made my home in Brooklyn. I worked as […]

This month, we’re thrilled to feature the beautiful floral, wedding, and event stylings of Rachel Trimarco of New York City’s Bride & Blossom. Jamali Garden: How did you get your start in floral and event design? Bride & Blossom: Prior to Bride & Blossom, I wore various hats in financial sales, public relations, and TV […]

Meet the designer of the social event of the year, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute Gala, Raúl Àvila, who shares his designs from the this year’s ‘Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology’ dinner. Jamali Garden: Tell us a bit about your background. How did you get your start in […]

Meet Tara Guérard of Tara Guérard Soirée and have a peek at two of her gorgeous weddings. Jamali Garden: Tell us about your background. Tara Guérard: My background knowledge (and only experience) was in the food and beverage industry (I paid my way through college waiting tables). I had a desire to be creative. So, I took […]

We put some of our favorite beach wedding decor ideas together and they include lots of decor inspiration for the DIY bride and groom. Beach Wedding Ceremony At this pretty beach wedding ceremony, simple stools for wedding guests flank the wedding ceremony aisle decorated with coral fabric and colorful seashells.   At this Montauk, NY, […]

A scientist who worked on the Human Genome Project in her past career, meet Marie Danielle Vil-Young, founder and creative director of À Votre Service Events, a New York based design studio. Jamali Garden: How did you find your way from being a scientist to floral and event design? À Votre Service Events: After years […]

“Growing up in New England’s countryside, surrounded by fragrant lilac, lush peonies, and delicate lily of the valley, I developed a love for flowers and design at a very early age,” says Emily Pinon, owner and creative director of New York City’s Bastille Flowers & Events. Jamali Garden: What inspired you to start your own […]

Meet Caroline Bailly, a native of France, and founder and owner of L’Atelier Rouge. Jamali Garden: How did you get started? L’Atelier Rouge: I had a long history in fine dining and event management in both France and Manhattan. After years in hospitality, I rediscovered my childhood passion for flowers after overseeing hundreds of high […]