Preston Bailey's Design For Entertaining: Inspiration For Creating The Party Of Your Dreams
Preston Bailey's Design for Entertaining: Inspiration for Creating the Party of Your Dreams
This ultimate sourcebook guides the reader through the event planning process--from picking a theme, setting the mood, and transforming the space to details such as flowers, lighting, and table settings. 150 full-color photos.
About the Author
A native of Panama, Preston Bailey arrived in Manhattan in the early 1970s. He began his career in floral design after working as a model and retail clothing proprietor. His eye for elegantly dramatic statement in total event décor has made Bailey a favorite among celebrities and arbiters of taste.
From Publishers Weekly
A party planner to the stars offers guidance to the earthbound on creating the perfect celebration, from designing the ideal lighting to choosing the best floral arrangements. Lavishly photographed by Roger Dong and Alex Kirkbride, this book gives readers glimpses into Matt Lauer's red-themed wedding reception and the sumptuous anniversary party for Oprah's magazine, O-content that's fun for brides-to-be and celebrity voyeurs alike. While it's unlikely that many of Bailey's readers will have the resources to plant atmospheric rows of 20-foot birch trees (as Joan Rivers did for the wedding...