See an Event Designer's Sketches Come to Life: High-Drama Centerpiece

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Photo: Courtesy Tammy Carmona

Above, a sophisticated reception takes centerpieces to a chic new level. The creative force behind this stylish, modern setting is world-class event, floral, food, and dinnerware designer Tammy Carmona, who recently launched her own line of dishes, Carmona New York & Co.

Carmona created this dramatic spread for a fashionista bride with a passion for Emilio Pucci prints. Featuring a custom-made, black lampshade, glass candelabras, hanging crystals, sumptuous floral arrangements, and a Pucci runner, the table created the avant garde look the bride was after. "We wanted to rent lampshades, but the ones we found were so small and generic," says Carmona, who also designed Edward and Bella's whimsical forest wedding in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1. "Ultimately we decided to custom-create the lampshades in order to get the size we were looking for. We chose the fabrics, the ribbons, and the end-result was amazing—beyond what even I thought it would be!"

—Alyssa Wells

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