From flowers to fashion and then back to flowers, meet New York native Rachel Cho of Rachel Cho Floral Design. Jamali Garden: You were surrounded by flowers from childhood. Rachel Cho: I grew up working at my mom’s Bronx flower shop. As a little kid, I saw flowers as symbols of weekends wasted and work I […]

Indoors or out, on the patio, or in the garden, we rounded up some of our favorite ideas to decorate, serve, and entertain at your 4th of July bbq, summer parties, or events. Tabletop Brighten your outdoor table with fabric: We love this idea from Lonny by David Stark that uses leftover fabric to cover lanterns […]

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 […]

We’ve rounded up some of our best and favorite ideas for vintage wedding decorations, from a vintage wedding ceremony, to vintage-look wedding centerpieces, to the grand finale, your wedding cake. See them all and the sources to recreate these vintage wedding ideas for yourself. Vintage Wedding Ceremony It’s easy to recreate this wedding ceremony backdrop […]

Meet Sierra Steifman, creative director and owner of floral event and design studio Poppies & Posies. Jamali Garden: How did you get your start in floral design? Poppies & Posies: We started our business in 2007 with the intention of offering event planning and floral design services. We then decided to focus solely on floral and event design, […]

This month we’re going behind the scenes with Matthew David Hopkins of Matthew David Celebrations. His mission is to craft great events, moments, and everlasting memories for his clients, focused on “experiences that engage all their senses. Matthew came to New York in the mid-nineties with a bachelor of science in architecture, love of nature, […]

Frank Alexander, one of the Harriette Rose Katz Chosen Few members, has established himself as an influential event designer since 2004, when he launched Frank Alexander NYC, a full service event and design firm based in Manhattan’s inspiring East Village. An expert at re-imagining challenging event sites while taking advantage of their unique design opportunities, […]

This month’s designer spotlight is on Rebecca Cole of Rebecca Cole GROW. See how you can re-create her signature “modern organic” style for yourself. Rebecca Cole, former star of Discovery Channel’s ‘Surprise by Design’, has been taking over New York City and beyond for the past two decades with her company Rebecca Cole GROW. With […]