2014 is roaring in and we are so excited to see what this year’s couples are planning for their wedding designs. Here are some wedding trends we hear are going to be super-hot in Portland, from our own clients and also talking with colleagues around town:
Interactive art walls or art installations. So fun we had to do a whole post about it, read here. We even had one couple grab all the art off the walls of their own home and display it during cocktail hour, creating an art gallery atmosphere.
“Glamping“, or glamorous camping. It took off in 2013 in a big way and is still huge.
Image via glampinghub.com
Gowns with sleeves and lace – Princess Kate and the Royal Wedding still looms large in terms of design influence.
In food and catering trends: Ruffle and “casual”, unfrosted cakes, food on a stick
Sequins and glitter in tabletop and clothing
Image: Brides of Adelaide Pinterest
Charcoal grey paired with pastels like mint and pink for Spring and Summer weddings, and also with the Pantone Color of the Year, Radiant Orchid. Last year’s Color of the Year, Emerald, is still strong. (What many are unaware of is that Pantone, when it pinpoints its Colors of the Year, is speaking to upcoming trends in all walks of design. Wedding colors, rooted as they are in cultural and regional preferences, don’t tend to change quite as quickly as in fashion and advertising – so the Color of the Year from 1 or even 2-3 years ago is often just starting to be seen in weddings several seasons later. So, be on the lookout for lots of emerald and all variations thereof this year!)
Bold pattern decor – patterns like batik, ikat, and mudcloth, deconstructed chevrons, hexagons
Brooklyn graphic desginer for EJP Events client
Lucite, etched, and laser-cut wedding details:
Image: Ceci New York
Watercolor details in paper and tabletop items:
Do you think we called it? Or did we miss a trend that you know is going to be EVERYTHING this year? Please let us know in the comments!