Have you heard about the Mayesh Design Star Workshop Series ? We’re taking a peek inside the latest MDS Workshop which was held in Santa Barbara, California. Only one more stop on the 2018 tour! Salt Lake City, they’re coming to you next on November 12-13.
For their fourth stop of the 2018 Mayesh Design Star workshop series, Kaylee Young and the Mayesh team hosted a workshop in the beautiful beach town of Santa Barbara this past August. The workshop was held at The Narrative Loft, a funky and eclectic venue near State Street.
The selection of decor and florals at the workshop were inspired by the town of Santa Barbara itself. Kaylee selected a bright, monochromatic color palette of hot pink, coral, peach, and orange-y red florals to reflect the desert tones of the area.
Monday evening the workshop began with a networking event. Students and workshop team members mingled while they sipped on wine and enjoyed delicious appetizers. Each person at the workshop had an opportunity to get up in front of the class and share their story. They each had a unique story to tell, and a specific path that led them to a life full of flowers. This special evening of sharing stories set the tone for a warm-hearted and intimate workshop. The evening continued with Ryan O’Neil of Curate and Brad Beck of Design Master sharing some educational insights on their respective products, and finally with Kaylee leading the attendees in the mood boarding activity.
On Tuesday morning, students arrived feeling inspired and excited after having created their individual mood boards & socializing with new friends the evening before. Kaylee and her assistant, Jamie, led the students in a two-part group installation; the first, a hanging piece above the styled table, set in front the second installation composed of three large wrought iron gates. After the installation, Kaylee led a demonstration on how to design a centerpiece, and then walked around giving advice and critiques as the students worked on their own.
When their centerpieces were complete, Anna Lord photographed their work on a beautifully styled table using pieces from local rental company Party Pleasers.
To join Kaylee & Mayesh at their workshop in Salt Lake City, click here for more
Blog Post Sponsored by Mayesh Wholesale
- Photography: Shot by Anna Lord / Edit by Nicole Clarey Photography
- Venue: The Narrative Loft
- Rentals: Party Pleasers
- Catering: Catering Connection
- Design Assistant: Jamie Heusser