David Stark's Ingenious Post-It Ideas

Wedding Style & Decor

New York City event designer David Stark uses Post-it Notes on a regular basis to figure out seating charts. The design guru simply writes each guest's name on mini sticky notes and moves them around on a blown-up floor plan until he arrives at the perfect seating configuration. Stark has also incorporated Post-its into his events and exhibits, including the New Yorkers for Children Gala and Post-it DIY Project.

"Post-it notes have lots of fabulous possibilities beyond the functional" says Stark "and can become the building block of a surprising decor. Creating an eye-popping mural is as easy as sticking the notes on a wall. Use the squares to "write" a welcome message, giant flower or wedding bell shapes, perhaps a giant champagne flute, or even a quirky take on the classic 'just married' sign for a get-a-way car: place the notes directly on the side of the car!"

If you're as Post-it obsessed as we are, you'll be glad to know that the company has recently launched a Personalized Post-it Note Collection. For the first time, Post-it aficionados will be able to design their own creations by uploading photos and customizing colors.

For more expert advice from David Stark, pick up our May issue, on sale April 24th.

—Jackie Lebowitz

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