Event tabletops don’t need florals and greenery to be beautiful.
Typically, centrepieces and tabletops are a chance for an event and floral designers to create eye-catching displays of lush flowers and greenery. For a change of pace, let us think outside the flower box for you, forgoing blooms for more unconventional materials—without sacrificing elegance. From ice sculptures and candles to wish bones and eggs, here’s a look at flower-free centrepieces used at recent galas, dinners, and festivals.
Inspired by Constantin Brancusi’s sculptures, particularly the “Endless Column,” this space was transformed with towering totems made from stacked rolls of household and industrial paper goods. They rose from the dining tables in varying heights, up to a soaring 21 feet.
Inspired by the venue’s minimalist decor and clean lines, Luminato had custom-design tall, glowing centrepieces for its opening gala.
Custom glacier ice sculptures as on-theme centrepieces.
A “fireplace” that was actually made of illuminated water vapour.
The coastal habitat had an elegant under-the-sea theme, with light, silver tableware and centrepieces of small tide pools filled with starfish, shells, and other ocean-inspired elements.