The InstaList: 7 TOP Event Designers to Follow NOW

Instagram has become a resource for inspiration for Canadian event & meeting professionals to add value and creativity to their events. From stunning quality shots of tabletops and AV to mouthwatering food presentations, this platform is a MUST HAVE for event service providers to showcase their specialties.

With that said, Canadian Special Events is happy to reveal its new series, “InstaList,” – highlighting some of the best Instagram shots trending the platform from Canadian event companies and professionals. To start off, we’ve put together a list of inspiring design shots from some of Canada’s top event design production houses and Designers. Enjoy and make sure to follow!


Toronto-based decor and rental company Detailz Couture shared a stunning white wedding ceremony at The Estates of Sunnybrook event space. Planned by Laura & Co. Events Inc. and designed by Rachel A. Clingen Wedding & Event Designs, the event consisted of fine-trimmed topiaries complimented by 40″ cherry tree-filled savoy vases and Detailz’ signature White Grace Chairs.

Photo Credit: 5ive15ifteen Photo Company


Event design powerhouse, Decor & More Inc. showed off their tablescaping talents with this wedding’s table design – colour washed with beautiful tones of rose pink and fuchsia complimented by glass beaded charger plates topped with cute ribbon tied menu cards.  


Calgary’s OneWest Events shared a stunning shot of their chic holiday gala design at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre before guests arrived.

Photo credit: Leblond Studio


Multi-award-winning event decor company, R5 Event Design couldn’t resist highlighting this beautiful wedding reception, and for good reason. The event featured a breathtaking array of soft pastel colours to complement R5’s white tables with custom-built structures supporting cascading florals & hanging votives along with tables illuminated by a sea of candles.


Renowned Event Specialist + Creative Director, Melissa Andre shared a shot of this dreamy Parisian-themed party. The event featured a custom carousel, adorable air balloons suspended from the ceiling, an edible Eiffel Tower prepared by Toronto Cake Artist Alexandria Pellegrino of Cake Opera Co. topped with candy, gumballs, and everything sweet. The attention to detail into the theme was so well thought out that each guest got a hand-made beautiful miniature golden carousel horse pedestals to sit atop each menu. Visit her page to see more of the event.

Photo Credit: Melissa Andre Events


Edmonton-based Special Event Rentals is always sharing stunning tabletop shots with their vast selection of table wear and decor. We especially loved this tablescape by Naturally Chic Wedding Design and Styling showcasing delicate centrepiece floral supplied by Willow Flower Co. rich with the greenery Pantone shade, 2017’s colour of the year.

Photo Credit: Kim Payant Photography


Last but never least is Vancouver’s floral and event design company, FLOWERZ sharing a spotless wedding reception design that would make a bride blush (pardon the pun). This high-end design by Koncept Event Design featured detailed tablescaping with gold-framed table numbers accompanied by gold plated table wear and 5-foot tall floral arrangements by FLOWERZ that make us wish we could reach out and smell.