A Modern Museum Wedding in Grand Rapids\\nTwo architecture buffs plan a sophisticated wedding with a focus on clean lines and design-savvy details.\\nMichelle and Chris met in 2003 as students in the architecture programat Miami University in Ohio. \\"Since we both studied architecture, we wanted to exchange vows at a venue where artistic culture is valued,\\" says Michelle.\\nThe couple decided to book the Grand Rapids Art Museum and wed in the outdoor Pocket Park. \\"The space features clean lines and a slate water wall, surrounded by concrete walls and marble floors,\\" says Michelle.\\nSquare vases filled with hydrangeas and steel letters of the couple's initials adorned the entrance to the ceremony.\\nMichelle's father escorted her down the aisle; the ceremony was officiated by the groom's godmother. \\"It was very personal because she spoke of our lives together as a couple with such kindhearted words,\\" says Michelle.\\nBridesmaids wore graphite-colored J.Crew dresses.\\nThe bridesmaids carried bouquets that complemented the bride's bouquet of lush, white peonies.\\nFollowing the ceremony, guests walked to Eve at The B.O.B., a sleek lounge in downtown Grand Rapids, for the reception. \\"The space had a similar feel to the museum—clean and chic,\\" says Michelle.\\nReception tables were named after buildings that are meaningful to the couple—such as the Pantheon and the Seattle Public Library.\\nTables were decorated with a mix of centerpiece styles, including vessels filled with peonies and hydrangeas. All flowers were by Gail Vander Laan.\\nDinner consisted of roasted red pepper pasta, salmon, and Boursin chicken. All catering was provided by the venue. Guests also helped themselves to a display of the couple's favorite chocolate sweets, including white chocolate-covered pretzels made by Michelle's mother.\\nThe fondant- and buttercream-frosted cake was by MiraBella Confections.\\nGuests wrote notes to the bride and groom and pinned them to a display of picture frames they had designed.\\nTheir first dance was to \\"Anything for You\\" by Brendan James; music was spun by DJ Andrew Rounds of Music Host Entertainment. Later, the groomsmen \\"hoisted us into the air on chairs to celebrate,\\" recalls Michelle. \\"It was such a memorable moment.\\"