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Unleash your creative expression! Style elegant events & WOW clients!
If you have a natural flair for styling and design, one of the most rewarding ways to give expression to your creativity is by designing and styling events. Think of it – a large blank canvas for you to paint colorful, captivating effects on!
Fundamentals first, cool artistry later!
It can be very tempting to want to jump right in and begin to choose the elements of styling too early. In this course, train in the fundamentals behind event design first so you approach projects professionally and responsibly and you’re fully prepared to plan successful events. Learn:
- How to conceptualize an individual event
- The importance of examining floor plans and using design software
- Where to look for inspiration
- How to translate a client’s vision into practical application
- How to choose the right design and décor techniques
- To make styling easy with style layers
Design detail in action
While creativity is undoubtedly the most visual and fun element to planning events, there’s a science to the planning and detail of each event. We take you through the typical ins and outs so you can practice before you offer a professional service. We give you the answers to many questions, like:
- What draping fabric should I choose for a wedding?
- What colours create what moods?
- How much detail should I add?
- How light or dark should the room be?
- When should I use ceiling draping?
- What styling approach works best for different types of event?
Showcase your styling talent
Styling an event has a distinct advantage – you advertise your service with each job you complete. Attract many new clients from your expertly styled projects with the skills and knowledge in this course. Get started on your new exciting career today!
Full Course Syllabus
Module 1: Let’s examine event design
- 1.1 Where Event Design is used
- 1.2 Conceptualisation & Planning
- 1.3 The Principles of Event Design
Module 2: It’s your event
- 2.1 Becoming an event designer
- 2.2 The impact of event design features
- 2.3 Finding inspiration & being creative
Module 3: Working well with clients
- 3.1 Seeing things from clients perspectives
- 3.2 Creating vision boards
- 3.3 Testing your projected plan
Module 4: Overview of event requirements
- 4.1 Sourcing materials & budgeting
- 4.2 Working with floor plans
- 4.3 Using design software
Module 5: The design practice in action
- 5.1 Assessing your venue for design planning
- 5.2 Choosing design & decor techniques
- 5.3 Colour schemes & effects that work
Module 6: Setting the scene – background effects
- 6.1 Creating magic with fabric
- 6.2 Types of fabric and specific uses
- 6.3 Room draping and backdrops
- 6.4 Ceiling drapery
- 6.5 Chair and table drapery
- 6.6 Using hardware frameworks
- 6.7 Customising fabric effects to specific ceremonies
Module 7: Styling with winning design concepts
- 7.1 Customising the furniture
- 7.2 Evoking emotion with flowers
- 7.3 Creating captivating table pieces
- 7.4 Accent decor
Module 8: Styling gets technical
- 8.1 Mood creation with lighting
- 8.2 Good aesthetics
- 8.3 Staging and rigging
- 8.4 Special effects & technology
Module 9: Types of events
- 9.1 Weddings
- 9.2 Charity, cultural and social events
- 9.3 Corporate events
- 9.4 Employee events
No previous experience is required.
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