Renowned event planner David Stark reveals whimsical, artistic, unexpected designs often created from sustainable, industrial, or low-cost materials to inspire readers–whether planning a wedding, dinner party, or holiday gathering–looking for ideas for their own events. Twenty-five of David Stark’s events are featured–both private celebrations and charitable galas– and showcase how he developed the inspiration for…


My abiding-place at the time my story begins differed materially from the picturesque “small gray house facing the morning light,” being a modern structure which offered the rare combination of a comfortable home in the edge of an undisturbed forest, completely secluded from roads and their traffic, yet within two minutes’ reach of the common…