Styling tips for your Christmas events

Every year we encounter a few clients who are short on time for taking care of their ‘End of Year Celebrations’. As a result we have become quite savvy at navigating these short turnarounds to ensure them a spectacular event regardless.

This week JAK Creative worked with our friends at A LIST Guide to create an Express Guide to Christmas styling. You can read the original article here or read on for the JAKspiration version! Read More

Flower Power

Arrangements and table styling. Installations, chandeliers and walls. There is not too much in event spaces we won’t put a flower with or on. And everyone seems to feel the same way! I’m not sure if I was prepared to have this classic element tie for top position, but it did get me thinking a lot about it… Read More

Getting Interactive

Interactive took out the crown as your Favourite Element of Design for our JAK Creative Info Graphic Art Installation/Crafternoon! No surprises here! We have been living and breathing this as an idea both conceptually and physically for quite some time. And we absolutely love creating spaces that perform this task. It’s a ‘design win’ to create a space that engages people effectively.

See our previous article on the creation of this interactive live polling pop-up here. Now let’s dive a little deeper into what Interactivity means in the live event space. Read More

Winter Trends – Pt 3 Rich Sophistication

The ‘Luxe’ one for the Winter. So dreamy, dark, moody and dramatic. Here we focus on depth of colour and making sure you have more than one in your bag of tricks! Textures are prized in the way of velvety fabrics, tufted finishes and textures, particularly for wall finishes like panelling and mouldings. It’s essential to include some neutral tones to temper the palette. Blacks, greys and even navys are perfect for this, but I love a splash of gold too for a lift. Read More

Winter Trends – Pt 2 Green & Gold

This colour combination used to be something I avoided at all costs. The accounts below will give you an insight into my first impressions of green and gold as a specific visual communication. Read More

Crystal Balling

I was reading a great article about the WGSN Futures conference in London this week and it got me thinking about the future… At JAK we spend just as much time immersed in corporate culture as we do designing. These worlds collide regularly. What we do day-to-day is create an intersection where art and commerce meet. It’s weird but it works.  Read More