Monday, September 5, 2011
An Illuminating Book From Bentley Meeker; Light X Design: 20 Years Of Lighting
If you didn't think that lighting and staging can completely alter one's experience, you haven't seen the extraordinary work and talents of Bentley Meeker. The lighting designer to the stars transforms events, personal nuptials, dinner parties and more into enchanted, elegant and magical venues.
above: from weddings to corporate events, Meeker's designs completely transform a room
Lighting is as important a design element in creating an atmosphere as the choice in furniture, flowers or architectural space. If you don't believe me, Bentley Meeker's work, which is showcased in the hardcover coffee table book from Glitterati, Light X Design: 20 Years of Lighting, will prove it.
An eye-popping list of clients which include the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Billy Joel, Chelsea Clinton, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones, Clive Davis, HBO, Versace, Hermes, Cartier, Tiffany, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Ford, Infiniti, Cadillac, ABC, NBC, PBS, Diffa, Harvard Business School, New York City Ballet, The Whitney, The Guggenheim and MoMA have used Bentley Meeker's extraordinary eye to turn simple sites into lavish affairs. Meeker is even ranked amongst New York's Daily News' Fashion's 50 most powerful.
The finest and most memorable weddings, fundraisers, charitable dinners, Grammy parties, fashion shows, movie premieres, museum spaces and more are transformed by the technical and inspirational talents of the New York based company.
The stunning 160 page over-sized book is like having a portfolio filled with eye candy. With a foreward by preeminent event designer Preston Bailey, the photo-filled tome serves as inspiration for anyone planning a party or wedding as much as it is a treat for those who like admiring beauty. Spaces shown as before and after images, a peek at some very famous weddings, images indoors and outdoors and a look at everything from simple tabletop candle treatments to breathtaking projections of shadow and light are featured.
The text of the book is as much instructional as it is inspirational. Helpful references, style tips and more can illuminate both the amateur and expert event planner or room designer.
Buy Bentley Meeker Light X Design: 20 Years of Lighting here