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Monday Message: Why hiring a planner with an eye for design is beneficial for you and your event

Post by Deniesha Johnson

(As seen on BlackBride.com feature article)

As a newly engaged couple or a person looking to throw the most lavish bash, usually, you already have an idea of what that event should look like and what you want it to feel like.  What a lot of people learn is it takes a bit more than just great organizational skills to pull off a successful and equally beautiful event. While most planners have vendor connections that can help make your event a memorable experience; it’s the planners with a design background who can manage the logistics and create one cohesive look/visual presentation for your event from start to finish.

A planner with an eye for design is someone who can create your vision anywhere using their skillset to help produce the client’s ideas into something that feels true to them. They can help keep you on brand and theme for all the aesthetic and creative decisions that tie everything together, from your guest’s very first experience with your event (the save the date or invite) through the end of that experience (the event itself or even the thank you card).

If you’re still not sure whether hiring a planner with design is beneficial for you, here are our top 5 tips that can help you decide:

1)   You have a theme or color scheme that has never been done before

You’re inspired by a movie or a Pinterest post but no one has ever hosted an event like it before, your planner with an eye for design can help you bring elements from that movie or post whether through the use of color, shape, textiles or even the venue to make your vision come to life.

2)   You exude different styles and themes and want to find a way to cohesively design your event

When you like a mix of styles or themes and aren’t sure how to implement them into your event design, your planner with an eye for design can utilize a creative way to introduce each style into the event… whether it’s from moment to moment or in subtle ways that the décor is pieced together.

3)   You want to establish the brand for your event

Branding can be a major part of your wedding through your monogram or custom logo but also through the style and colors that most reflect you. Branding is an important part that can pull your entire event together to provide a unified feeling for your guest. When you hire a planner with an eye for design, they can create this unique/ special to you logo or monogram. They can also help to create the look and feel of your event from start to finish.

4)   Your venue is a blank canvas

For a planner with an eye for design, it’s like an artist with paint… they can create a masterpiece styled to fit you. By adding the right décor, lighting, draping, table scape and flowers will make the bleakest venues seem like the most beautiful ever created.

5)   You have a great eye for design

Whether you deem yourself someone with a great eye for style or artistically inclined… or not, you would still benefit from hiring a planner with design because having a beautiful event is important. Your planner can help keep your thoughts on brand and make sure that everything will coexist well together.

If you are a bride to be looking for a wedding planner, someone ready to host a corporate event or maybe you have a big milestone birthday coming up... Nonetheless, consider D. Johnson & Co Events as we’re a one stop shop if you will. Let us take the guesswork out of planning your for next event as we have an eye for design and are able to help you design the brand and logo/ monogram for your event, create your custom event stationery, custom wedding broom, floral design, manage the logistics of the planning and vendors and help you to enjoy your event on the day of as one of the guest. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Deniesha Johnson