Gilbert, AZ (Vocus) September 15, 2010
There’s no better way to mark a special occasion than having a party; just ask any of the internationally renowned event planners, designers, caterers, floral designers, photographers, lighting experts, musical entertainers, venue proprietors or other specialists featured in the 400+ page book Art of Celebration Southwest (Panache Partners). The exquisite collection is infused with hundreds of photos of the best creations of regionally-based companies like VILLA SIENA. Published by Brian Carabet and John Shand, the hardcover book is the sixth edition of a series that is being expanded throughout North America and Europe.
Intended for a global audience, the book invites readers to catch a glimpse of some of Texas’s, Nevada’s, Arizona’s, and Oklahoma’s hottest and most exclusive, talked-about galas—birthday bashes, bar and bat mitzvahs, weddings, fashion shows, product launches, film premieres, awards ceremonies, holiday gatherings and more—through unforgettable photographs accompanied by tips, quips and words of inspiration from the people who orchestrated them.
Art of Celebration Southwest is personified by Sabrina Porter’s creative philosophy: “Authentic elegance and beauty isn’t defined by a single element. It’s achieved through layers of design. My goal is for a space to be cohesive where all the layers come together and work as a whole.” The book is ideal for those who love a good party, are captivated by the lifestyles of the famous or are looking for event planning ideas and tricks of the trade. It will inspire casual readers and industry professionals alike—anyone who wants to learn from the masters and see extravagant parties done right—Southwest style.
A Panache Partners publication, Art of Celebration Southwest will be available at Barnes & Noble, Borders and Amazon.com, among other chain and independent bookstores; it will be distributed by Independent Publishers Group. Panache Partners creates spectacular series and custom publications for discerning readers and specializes in coffee-table books showcasing luxury lifestyle subjects, including high-end interior design, custom home building, architecture, golf, wine, art, event planning and travel. For more information, visit Panache.com.
VILLA SIENA’s most talked-about engagements are showcased in 'Art of Celebration Southwest,' a fine book by Panache Partners. The 400+ page publication will be filled with hundreds of photos of the hottest, most exclusive events. Interesting editorial reveals the specialists’ creative influences, processes and philosophies.
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