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DISTINGUISHED DESIGN – A CUT ABOVE

Our talented team of event virtuosos specializes in orchestrating extraordinary events that exceed exacting expectations. We are overachievers who strive to surpass our clients expectations at every

turn – and we have the illustrious track record to prove it. We have taken top honors in every major design industry competition, year after year. As excited as we are to be recognized by our peers,

our clients’ satisfaction is the true measure of our success. Realizing their vision and delivering superlative experiences is what drives us. Nothing less than the best is our raison d’etre.

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ARPEETA + ARPAN

“Arpan and Arpeeta were so excited for their traditional multiple day Indian wedding in San Francisco and most importantly they couldnt’ wait to spend it with all their family and friends from all over the world. Arpeeta wore an gorgeous Manish Malholtra lengha, and when Arpan …{ read more }

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THE NIGHT IS OURS

“Your wedding day represents the next chapter in your love story. We won’t call it a happily ever after; no, the real life and real celebration you’re building together are far better than a fairy tale ending could ever be. This celebration is your chance …{ read more }

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RSVP: Alfresco Art

“A twilight soiree for the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara was hosted at a private home in Montecito. Produced and designed by Merryl Brown Events, the evening focused on the power of artistic expression as guests enjoyed beautiful gardens, art, and decor. Jennifer Naylor Catering …{ read more }

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PANTONE PIECES: 10 RENTAL ITEMS IN THE YEAR’S HOTTEST HUES

“Pantone’s 2016 colors of the year—Rose Quartz and Serenity (pink and baby blue)—aren’t just for baby showers anymore. The pretty pastels can be used in sleek, stylish ways for all types of events, using these tabletop items, decor pieces, …{ read more }

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COLORFUL SPRING GARDEN WEDDING IN SONOMA VALLEY

“…Today is a parade of pretty like never before, all thanks to photographer Brett Heidebrecht. He’s sharing not one, not two, but three incredible weddings from his portfolio and each one has a style all it’s own. First up, a peony-filled, colorful …{ read more }

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MODERN SAN FRANCISCO MANSION WEDDING

“I can always spot a San Francisco wedding from a mile away. There’s just something about the city that lends itself to stylish weddings, and this one from Milou + Olin is all the proof you’ll need. Think classic with a modern twist, and …{ read more }

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25 INSPIRING EVENT DESIGNERS TO FOLLOW ON INSTAGRAM

“In addition to enticing guests to share event highlights, Instagram is an ideal medium for industry professionals to show off their own work. The image-focused site is a key platform for event designers to share their designs as well as other …{ read more }

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STEAL THESE 6 TRENDS FROM 2016 AWARD SEASON EVENTS

Old-Hollywood Glamour: Oscars
“This year’s Governors Ball had a retro look inspired by the caricature-covered walls of Sardi’s and Brown Derby restaurants. Decor for the night included more than 170 commissioned black and white drawings of current and historic Hollywood stars.”

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MODERN BLACK, WHITE + GOLD WEDDING INSPIRATION

“I am firm believer in the power of simplicity—letting a few high-impact details define your wedding style and allowing the true beauty to shine. From a drama-free dress paired with black heels to a minimalist invitation suite to an overflowing table replaced …{ read more }

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INDUSTRIAL CHIC

“The phrase “what’s old is new again” is particularly true when it comes to design, and the latest trend to circle back is endearingly referred to as “industrial chic.” Whether this rugged aesthetic is an anti-trend spurred by one too many Apple Store-inspired spaces or an earthy …{ read more }

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RODIN BY MOONLIGHT

“The Cantor Arts Center at Stanford’s biennial Rodin by Moonlight fundraiser proved once again why it’s one of the most highly anticipated events in Silicon Valley… Badger and the talented team at Blueprint Studios in San Francisco hung sophisticated, angular chandeliers from the sculpture garden’s oak …{ read more }

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COLBY & EVAN’S WEDDING

“We were pleased to see this elegant San Francisco City Hall wedding featured on Carats and Cake! The wedding was coordinated and designed by Florabella, with catering by McCalls Catering & Events, photography by leigh miller photography, cake by Jen’s Cakes, as well as furnishings …{ read more }

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S.F. CELEBRATES THE GLORIES OF ART AND THE GRIDIRON

“Cultural arts are typically not a top consideration when the National Football League plans its annual Super Bowl bacchanalia. But, thankfully, the city of San Francisco knows how to express athletics and artfulness in one decorous huddle… A pre-concert dinner …{ read more }

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MODERN, ARCHITECTURAL INSPIRED HOUSE WARMING PARTY IN BEVERLY HILLS

Natural mixed media and modern architectural elements all came together for this house warming party of the century, designed and coordinated by Park & Grove. Blueprint Studios was pleased to provide furnishings for the party, including our contemporary Concrete King …{ read more }

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8 RENTALS THAT HELP SAVE SPACE

“These furniture rentals are well suited to events with space constraints. Planning an event in a smaller venue? Here are eight ideas for rentals that take up minimal space—or serve a dual purpose.”

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MINIMALIST MODERN WEDDING INSPIRATION

“The beauty of simplicity has a timeless quality. I began to play on the idea of welcoming negative space and stripping away from overwhelming clutter. It’s certainly true to say that ‘less is more’. Clean lines, mild colors, incomplex tablescapes, and effortless subjects were my …{ read more }

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GLITZY GALA

“The decor of the entire wedding was absolutely beautiful and very nontraditional…. Not wanting a décor scheme filled with expected, ‘traditional florals’ for the celebration, the bride was inspired by the vibe and glamour of the New Year’s Eve holiday – starting with a Beverly Hills hotel featuring stylish Philippe Starck …{ read more }

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MORE THAN 2,000 EVENT PROS GATHER FOR THE RETURN OF BIZBASH LIVE: THE EXPO NEW YORK

“It was a day of inspiration, education, and networking with the top names in events… With the guidance of executive designer Blueprint Studios, registration and education stage areas were beautifully decorated…”

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GREAT GALA: BLUEPRINT STUDIOS HELPS THE SF SYMPHONY CELEBRATE ITS 104TH SEASON

“The San Francisco Symphony celebrates the start of its 104th season with help from Blueprint Studios. Here’s how one evening offered guests a salute to the Broadway musical, art-inspired dining, and a rocking street party. Lush floral …{ read more }

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BLUEPRINT STUDIOS DEBUTS MUNDO OTTOMAN SET

“The new Mundo ottoman set from Blueprint Studios provides a flexible array of styling seating. The pieces can be split up or arranged as a single unit. Mundo is ideal for large spaces such as meeting and conference halls, educational spaces and lounge …{ read more }

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THEY COULD HAVE DANCED ALL NIGHT AT SF SYMPHONY GALA

“The night’s many venues from Davies to City Hall (where the Symphonix Dinner and Symphony Supper were held) to the “Lake Louise” patron tent were designed by Blueprint Studios. The setting for the Patrons’ Dinner was envisioned as an …{ read more }

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SF SYMPHONY GALA CELEBRATES MUSIC AND MUSIC LOVERS

“…And he made it in time to join the 720 other patrons in the Lake Louise tent, which Blueprint Studios designed as a high rococo, brocade-walled and cerulean homage to Botticelli’s ‘Birth of Venus’, a painting adored by Natasha Dolby.” – …{ read more }

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BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE SIZZLING SF SYMPHONY GALA

“…Hanging out on Grove Street, where rocking chairs and animal-print chairs awaited any tired guests. Blueprint Studios did a masterful job on the décor for all cocktail receptions and dinners, the pre-concert reception in Davies Symphony Hall and the after-party.” …{ read more }

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9 HOT SEATING IDEAS TO MAKE YOUR NEXT EVENT THE COOLEST

“Modern shapes and styles are an increasingly popular design trend at meetings, conferences and trade shows. Blueprint Studios‘ Lego-inspired pieces, funky designs, pod styles, cutouts and curves bring a bold, creative punch to lounge seating. Cubes can be …{ read more }

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CLASSICALLY ELEGANT SAN FRANCISCO CITY HALL WEDDING

We’re always thrilled to assist with elegant City Hall weddings, and to work with such talented event partners! With wedding planning by Dream a Little Dream Events, floral by Huckleberry Karen Designs, catering by Betty Zlatchin Catering, lighting by Enhanced Lighting and …{ read more }

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ROMANTIC BERRY PINK SONOMA WEDDING

What a gorgeous Sonoma Summer wedding! We were so glad to help provide reception furnishings for Shannon Leahy Events, who planned an absolutely stunning evening for the bride and groom and their guests. Click on the link for more photos! With photography by Josh Gruetzmacher …{ read more }

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TEEN CHOICE AWARDS: THE STRATEGIC DESIGN BEHIND FOX’S ALL-AGES V.I.P. TENT

Our Southern California Blueprint Studios team was glad to provide furnishings for the Teen Choice Awards VIP Tent! Designed and produced by YourBASH!, the setting included our Stockholm Chairs, Tamburo Ottomans, Trofeo Highboys, and Malmo Sofa amongst others. Click …{ read more }

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25 YOUNG EVENT PROS TO WATCH: 2015 EDITION

Congrats to our very own Kaia Jacobi on being named one of the 25 Young Event Pros to Watch by Special Events Magazine!

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25 EVENT PROS YOU SHOULD BE FOLLOWING ON INSTAGRAM

Blueprint Studios is thrilled to be included on BizBash’s recommended Instagram follow list!

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SEE AN AFTER-PARTY THAT TURNED MATH INTO A GLITZY EVENT THEME

Blueprint Studios was pleased to provide furnishings and decor for a stylish gold party at The Village! Designed by ROAR events group, the gilded night was a stunning success, with delicious catering by Culinary Eye Catering & Events …{ read more }

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RED CROSS ROCKS!

Blueprint Studios was honored to assist the American Red Cross with this year’s Red Cross Gala! Our team provided design services, furnishings, floral, and printed graphics for the benefit event.

“On April 11, Fort Mason’s Herbst Pavillion came to life in red-carpet fashion for the black-tie …{ read more }

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GALA CELEBRATES CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

“…Last week at the 28th Big Bang Gala, 500 patrons forged this fete’s early-evening trail with large footprints as they raised a record $2.4 million in support of academy programs. Led by intrepid explorers Janice and Matthew Barger with Kate and Bill Duhamel, …{ read more }

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A MODERN VINEYARD WEDDING – WITH AN AFTER-PARTY IN A WINE CAVE!

“For the ceremony, guests gathered on the ranch’s Lommel Lawn, where acrylic chairs and lush white arrangements were waiting… Guests sipped champagne at the Lakehouse restaurant while the ceremony area was transformed for the reception, then returned …{ read more }

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THE FUTURE OF EVENT DESIGN: WHAT WILL LIVE EXPERIENCES LOOK LIKE IN THE NEXT FEW YEARS?

…Thoughtful, pragmatic planning will remain the cornerstone of event design, says Mircea Manea, principal at San Francisco-based event design and rental firm Blueprint Studios. ‘The utilization of bold color blended with a variety …{ read more }

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GLAM KATE SPADE INSPIRED DINNER PARTY, June 2015

“We love combining fashion, interior design, and lifestyle concepts to create perfectly styled soirees. With an event as detailed as this, your guests will have as much fun attending as we did putting it all together.”

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BACK TO THE FUTURE: 16 MID-CENTURY RENTAL IDEAS THAT FEEL TOTALLY MODERN

From spacey lounge seating to bohemian pieces, furniture design from the 1950s and ’60s continues to inspire modern-day event decor. And as the mid-century TV masterpiece Mad Men enters its final episodes, here’s a look at some …{ read more }

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BIZBASH LIVE LOS ANGELES ATTRACTS NEARLY 1,300 EVENT PROFESSIONALS

“On June 24, 2015, nearly 1,300 event professionals gathered at BizBash Live: The Expo Los Angeles at the Los Angeles Convention Center for a day of inspiration, education, and mingling with the industry’s top event and meeting professionals… Blueprint Studios …{ read more }

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S.F. STAR CHEFS & VINTNERS GALA BENEFITS MEALS ON WHEELS
The Star Chefs & Vintners Gala is a critical source of funding for Meals on Wheels and enables the organization to serve one of the city’s most vulnerable populations — homebound seniors. Last year’s event raised a record of …{ read more }

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BIZBASH C.E.O. DAVID ADLER: WHY BIZBASH IS PLANTING DEEPER ROOTS IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

“…I want to connect the network of event and meeting professionals we’ve built over the years to the vibrant community that exists in Northern California. After all, raising the bar for better, smarter, …{ read more }

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ELEGANT SAN FRANCISCO WEDDING IDEAS

“Classic romance with a modern spin and hints of Italian elegance… That’s what Jennifer Bradshaw Events had in mind when designing the set at this San Francisco private residence in Pacific Heights. The home is so beautiful on its own, when you add all the …{ read more }

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SYMPHONY GALA CELEBRATES CHINESE NEW YEAR WITH A SPLASH

“…Atop elegantly appointed and orchid-bedecked tabletops by Blueprint Studios, McCall’s chefs Josip Martinovic and Kenny Yuk Lan Tsui served up an Asian-inspired surf-and-turf menu fit for royalty.” – Catherine Bigelow

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DREAMY WEDDING INSPIRATION AT CARMEL VALLEY RANCH

“…The creatives who put together this truly stunning editorial were inspired single handedly by the the breathtaking space they set out to style: the new ceremony site at Carmel Valley Ranch. With just one look at the location, we say – how could …{ read more }

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LAKE TAHOE WEDDING: MAUREEN + DAVID

“‘Quality time’ was of paramount importance to Maureen and David when deciding on whether or not to have a destination wedding. “We wanted to have more than just the day of the wedding to enjoy having all our friends and family in one spot,” …{ read more }

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SANTA BARBARA STYLED SHOOT WITH BALLAD’S PHOTOGRAPHY

“Inspired by this past summer’s World Cup games, Ballad’s Photography and this incredibly talented team of Santa Barbara wedding vendors dreamed up a styled shoot that is brimming with romance & that laid-back California elegance we just cannot seem to get enough of. …{ read more }

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2016 DESIGN JOURNAL PLATINUM ADEX AWARD

“An ideal addition to conference environments, Blueprint Studios’ Hexagon Display Media Tower is fully customizable. With custom print wraps, LCD displays and a branded halo attachment option, it is a new trade show staple item.”

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2016 DESIGN JOURNAL GOLD ADEX AWARD

“Raise the bar at your next event. Wow guests with Blueprint Studios’ striking Parlor Bar, featuring a copper frame and ornate handmade studded patterns. It can be paired with our Parlor Canopy, featuring edison bulbs that illuminate inside of repurposed decanters.”

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2016 DESIGN JOURNAL SILVER ADEX AWARD

“Blueprint Studios’ Evergreen Bar provides a lush, textured alternative for traditional bar settings.”

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2015 BIZBASH EVENT STYLE AWARD WINNER – BEST EVENT DECOR – BUDGET UNDER $250,000

“Winners of the 2015 BizBash Event Style Awards were announced at BizBash Live: The Expo New York on October 27 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Honoring the best ideas, strategies, products, and venues …{ read more }

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2015 BIZBASH EVENT STYLE AWARDS FINALIST – BEST CORPORATE EVENT CONCEPT & BEST EVENT DECOR

“For the third year, the BizBash Event Style Awards will honor the best ideas, strategies, products, and venues in the industry. And, after examining nearly 1,000 submissions, the judges have narrowed down each category …{ read more }

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2014 BIZBASH PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD – BEST CORPORATE EVENT CONCEPT – BUDGET UNDER $250,000

“For a corporate holiday party at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, Blueprint Studios blended the fairytale of Snow White with more traditional wintertime themes to create a unique, elegant experience for the client. Each …{ read more }

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2014 Event Company of the Year Nominee

“This week we look at the Event Company of the Year Award, which is presented to an event company that displays an outstanding ability to organize, manage, and execute events for all types of clients. This includes planning an event of high …{ read more }

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BIZBASH 2014 EVENT STYLE AWARDS & PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS

Blueprint Studios been selected as finalists for three BizBash Event Style Awards this year: Best Corporate Event Concept—Budget Under $250,000*, Best Nonprofit Event Concept—Budget Over $250,000*, and Best Nonprofit Event Concept—Budget Under $250,000*.

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2014 Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award Winner

For the third year in a row, Blueprint Studios has been presented with a Four Star customer satisfaction rating by Talk of the Town News and Celebration Media. Celebration Media averages scores and data from user-review and business-review websites, social …{ read more }

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2013 Event Solutions Spotlight Award – Designer/Creative Director of the Year

The Event Solutions magazine Spotlight Awards are an annual awards presentation dedicated to recognizing the best and brightest event professionals in the industry. Blueprint Studios’ very own Mircea Manea was announced as the Designer/Creative Director of the Year …{ read more }

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2012-2013 Supplier of the Year – Green Meeting Industry Council, Northern California Chapter

The Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC) is a non-profit, membership-based professional organization that provides educational resources to planners, suppliers, and venues seeking to meet the ever-rising standards consumers set for sustainable meetings. The Northern California Chapter …{ read more }

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2013 BizBash Event Style Award – Best Corporate Event Concept

“Blueprint Studios brought engagement to a networking event for a corporate client by creating a high-end gourmet farmers’ market that focused on the locally grown, sustainable, community-sourced food movement. With numerous food stations and seating areas, the open-air event’s …{ read more }

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2011-2012 Supplier of the Year – Green Meeting Industry Council, Northern California Chapter

The Green Meeting Industry Council’s Northern California Chapter (GMIC-NCC) hosts an annual awards program to recognize members for their contributions to the events industry. In the category Supplier of the Year for 2011-2012, Blueprint Studios was …{ read more }