design & décor: Elegant Affairs | photographer: Joseph Lin Photography
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Meet 3 NYC Design & Floral Teams Who Create Stunning South Asian Weddings

From towering mandaps dripping in florals to colorful Sangeet ceremonies full of vibrant silks and linens, South Asian wedding ceremonies are packed with personality, color, and impressive design. We admire how these large-scale — regularly multi-day — weddings beautifully celebrate love, while also honoring cultural origins and religious beliefs. 

These three New York City event designers, florists, and décor teams consistently impress with their ability to create incredibly innovative event designs, while observing longstanding and revered traditions. Scroll through to meet these talented NYC design teams, and click through to view more of their wow-worthy work.

Design House Decor

photographer: Clane Gessel Photography

For bold & daring designs that make a statement…

This technicolored rooftop wedding from Sonal J. Shah Event Consultants redefined the rainbow and ombré trends. To conjure this creative vision, Design House Decor perfectly coordinated thousands of roses — both at the outdoor ceremony and indoor reception — to create a kaleidoscope of eye-catching color at the Hyatt Regency Jersey City. This stunning floral design was carried over into the tablescapes and beyond. What we love about Design House Decor: 

  • Extravagant large-scale floral installations
  • Unique use of lighting — chandeliers, candles, etc. — to further elevate designs
  • Commitment to color palettes and mood boards, like this marbled emerald wedding

Design House Decor

New York, NY

Elegant Affairs

photographer: Joseph Lin Photography

For all-encompassing, enchanting designs…

This twinkling votive-filled ceremony backdrop from the skilled designers at Elegant Affairs was framed with lush greenery wrapped in lights, casting an irresistible sparkle across this Arlington wedding planned by Rb Event Design. Organic installations and greenery were effortlessly paired with glamorous elements throughout the event, including the tree branch-inspired mandap surrounded by vibrant yellow rose petals. What we love about Elegant Affairs: 

  • Designs based in nature and organically inspired
  • Beautiful events on both a small and large scale — from subtle, all white palettes to extravagant multicolored designs
  • Masterful mixing of florals, lighting, metals, glass and other elements

Elegant Affairs

New York, NY

Ovando Design and Production

photography: Mathias Muheim

For your wildest design dreams come true…

Ovando Design and Production takes an artistic approach to event design. We love how the vibrant floral installation at this jewel-toned Southeast Asian wedding appears almost painted across the ceremony’s backdrop, with gentle and elegant swoops and turns. Premini Events planned the celebration, which married the luxe ceremony design into the reception’s design. What we love about Ovando

  • Never-before-seen event designs all with a whimsical touch
  • Creative celebrations that tell a story and offer a unique experience to their guests
  • Designed a special PartySlate event in collaboration with Vera Wang

Ovando Design and Production

New York, NY

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