Monday, October 27, 2008

Rainbow Room Wedding

One of my favorite venues in the city is Cipriani's Rainbow Room. Its breathtaking views, rich history, great food and service make it a wedding venue jewel. Last Friday I planned a wedding there that epitomizes the essence of the glamor that embodies the room. A fashionista and mathematician merged their two loves in the black tie event, with a team that made it all come to life.
The bride loves color and wanted the room to glow with warm, flattering amber and rose tones.
Centerpieces in tones of red were magnificent, created by Matthew Robbins of Artfool. We added gold chargers and eliminated fussy bread plates to enhance the richness of the tables.
The bride's tables were named after designers and the groom's after mathematicians/philosophers. Hand calligraphy on burnt sugar stock was provided by the Wedding Library.
The cake incorporated the kona, gold and dark reds of the wedding palette.
The groom loves tetrahedrons because "they have four sides, and yet are so strong". We had these custom die cut, letterpressed, hand lettered and tied with wax string to perform as escort cards. The results delighted the groom and the guests who know him.
A rich and varied bridesmaid bouquet by Artfool.
The menu card shows off the wedding colors, design and the great Rainbow Room menu. Card by Dauphine Press, by the Wedding Library.
The couple's dog Annie, reproduced in cake. It was so realistic that everyone declined to cut into him and the cake went home with the family. (Note the math equation written in gold around the dog's dish.)
Another math touch -- the groom's favorite place is Chichen Itza, Mexico. This ice sculpture by Okamoto incorporates many of the mathematical wonders represented by this 1500 year-old pyramid.
The view from the 65th floor of Thirty Rockefeller Plaza takes your breath away. A math/fashion wedding? Works for me!

1 comment:

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Such a romantic and beautiful wedding – fantastic photos! The venue is breathtaking – how could anyone think of tearing
that down!!! Really enjoyed viewing these images — this blog is amazing, and thank you for sharing this!!!!!

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