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Inspirations and Diversions: Set Design and Soundtrack for a New Generation

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 events 2012 music set design new project Snowflake Gala Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation

We're working on new set designs for the Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation's Snowflake Gala. This is our 5th year working with them, and is guaranteed to be our most stupendous, exciting and magical year yet! The theme for 2012 is Vintage Circus, and I'm creating signage templates for the ...

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A Fantasy Garden Party & Modern Venetian Masquerade

Saturday, January 7, 2012 weddings ID Bohemia set design new project

Bridal Fantasy recently released a sneak preview of two editorials for the 2012 issue, for which ID BOHEMIA created the set designs. Enjoy!A Fantasy Garden Party (see our inspiration board Fantasy Garden Party on Pinterest)A Modern Venetian Masquerade (see our inspiration board Venetian Modern on ...

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Fate, Christmas and The Cosmos

Friday, November 18, 2011 Art The Bigger Picture ID Bohemia blue set design new project inspiration board window dressing display

Image sources, from top to bottom, left to right: model in blue make up via Kelly Jasmine, gold paillette cami via Splenderosa, gold paillette sequins via unknown source, blue and white urn via unknown source, Carina Nebula via The Hubble Space Telescope, , Raku Handprint Vase by Rebecca ...

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For your eyes only VI: An Idea on Centerpieces and other Table Accoutrements

Wednesday, May 6, 2009 weddings ID Bohemia new project floral

For the tables, Aaron and I found these Moroccan-style lanterns. They will make beautiful centerpieces.We would like to do something like this with the lanterns, covering the tops with lush green moss (alluding to the temperate rainforest outside the wedding venue)but with this orchid stem.We'll ...

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For your eyes only V: An Idea on Flowers

Tuesday, May 5, 2009 weddings ID Bohemia new project floral

We have these vases. The tall one is 24” x 6” and the short one is 10” x 5”. Their simple shapes open them to a range of treatments with flowers or candles. Ryan asked for some sort of stair treatment, so we’d like to do a line of vases going up the stairs , with alternating arrangements ...

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For your eyes only IV: A Little Idea

Monday, May 4, 2009 weddings ID Bohemia new project

The paper mural is our Big Idea. Now for a Little Idea.In thinking of other alludingtomeetinginschool-type supplies we could use, I found this pictureon the site for Fête, a New York-based event planning and design company: a blackboard seating display. The bridesmaids dresses are black and the ...

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For your eyes only III: Cinque Terre

Sunday, May 3, 2009 ID Bohemia new project

Cinque Terre. “The Five Lands”. The Man’s Park (we all had a laugh at that one, though Ryan is quite hopeful they meant “man” in the most expansive humanistic sense). The one place in the world where Ryan and Melissa would choose to live given all the time and money they could ever hope ...

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For your eyes only II: The Big Idea

Saturday, May 2, 2009 weddings ID Bohemia new project

Ryan and Melissa are both energetic, creative, multi-faceted people. They met at the University of Alberta where they both went to grad school for Speech Pathology, the field in which they both work now. Ryan remembers being impressed on their first date when, after he scoffed that there was no way ...

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For your eyes only (but especially for Ryan and Melissa)

Friday, May 1, 2009 weddings ID Bohemia events new project floral business Chintz and Co.

It’s a bit tricky starting out in this business, feeling out how to brand our company, refining what to tell prospective clients when I’m asked, “So what is it that you do?” Essentially, ID Bohemia is a full-service event design and planning company, but our specialty is art direction. What ...

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