David Stark: The Art of the Party
Renowned event planner David Stark reveals whimsical, artistic, unexpected designs often created from sustainable, industrial, or low-cost materials to inspire readersâ€”whether planning a wedding, dinner party, or holiday gatheringâ€”looking for ideas for their own events.
Twenty-five of David Stark’s events are featuredâ€”both private celebrations and charitable galasâ€” and showcase how he developed the inspiration for the overarching theme, color palette, and the thoughtful, coordinated details he’s known for, and which truly make an event memorable.
From the New York Metropolitan Opera opening gala to Targetâ€™s large-scale charitable events and pop-up shops, David Starkâ€™s inimitable influence is sweeping the design worldâ€”and thanks to his books, becoming more accessible for his legions of fans.
No matter the event, The Art of the Party is sure to inspire creativity and become an essential resource for years to come.
A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and the School of Visual Arts, David Stark began his career as a painter before starting his own business as an event designer. His previous books include David Stark Design, Napkins with a Twist, To Have & to Hold: Magical Wedding Bouquets, and Wild Flowers: Projects and Inspirations.
- 224 pages
- The Monacelli Press (May 7, 2013)