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Urban Venue Secrets

Underneath the abundance of heritage notations and industrial remnants of yesteryear, appears a raw yet refined space alluding to its history

Uncover urban secrets wrapped up in an intriguing history of tainted character.

Underneath the abundance of heritage notations and industrial remnants of yesteryear, appears a raw yet refined space alluding to its history. Characterized by their distinct steel windows, exposed brick surrounds and industrial steel beams, these spaces provide the ideal juxtaposition for any luxe wedding reception.

(image – Le Coucou, New York City)

The buildings ageing with an industrial history, find new life when styled with a tasteful and contemporary aesthetic. The key is to be distinctively contrasting to the room’s heritage, go against the grain in terms of style, mood and materials. Keep the décor rich, luxe and opulent and use a combination of finishes such as velvet, crystal, brass and bronze.

Carlo e Camilla in Segheria, Milan

Carlo e Camilla in Segheria, Milan

Be thoughtful with your choice of lighting, with such an open and expansive space you have an ideal opportunity to create something magical. An abundance of fairy lights or festoon lights will always amaze, but the option of suspended chandeliers or a more contemporary brass pendant should also be considered.

Overall, keep the décor intentional and uncluttered to ensure you allow the eyes to digest the room and the history it holds.

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