Elegant chiavaris mix with a rustic farmhouse table at an event from A Chair Affair. Event by Greenery Productions/photo by Scott Watt Photography.
The "industrial glam" look mixes masculine leather furniture with elegant accents, such as these French Provincial chairs, says Lindsay Masterson of AFR Furniture Rental.
Neutrals continue to play a major role in event furniture. Photo courtesy AFR.
And speaking of neutrals, don't discount the continuing appeal of white furniture. Photo courtesy AFR.
The farm/vintage look stays strong at Apres Party Rental. Photo by Metal Bird Media.
A vintage vignette courtesy of Apres Party Rentals. Photo by Lauren Kirkbride.
Earthy, authentic upholstery charms clients, as shown in this line of linen items from Aztec Events and Tents. Here, the "Maison Linen" group.
Here, Aztec shows a new spin on the all-white lounge--now with linen furniture.
A white lounge from Choura Events. In response to the demand for rustic looks, the company is adding a full line of wood-top tables,.
CORT Trade Show and Event Furnishings' "Endless Seating" options give both the sleek lounge look and a highly customizable product to suit a wide range of event venues.
And when sleek and modern isn't the right look, CORT also offers its "Wild" line--animal prints and textiles that take a walk on the wild side.
Designer 8 Furniture Rental, exclusive provider to Classic Party Rentals, took the plunge with gray upholstery, which has proven to be a big hit. Here, tufted bournes and a curved booth in charcoal gray at the AEG Grammys after-party.
Designer 8's "Drake" line capitalizes on the emerging art deco trend, popularized by hit TV show "Downton Abbey" and the upcoming release of director Baz Luhrmann's film "The Great Gatsby."
Another big trend is the use of residential furniture, and the hottest item is the ottoman. Here, Event Source makes the most of ottomans' versatility by using them as children's tables at a '60s theme party.
Another residential piece--the bookcase--makes for a great place to display decor pieces and to divide a room. Photo courtesy Event Source.
Clients don't want cookie-cutter; instead, designer-inspired pieces--such as the "Cloud" chairs from FormDecor--do well.
Again, distinctive pieces--such as this sofa from Luxe Event Rentals--have great appeal today.
Another unique piece from Luxe Event Rentals ...
And Luxe's "Madame Butterfly" chair.
Because it operates its own carpentry and upholstery departments, Marquee Event Group can custom-make pieces for clients.
Custom pillows from Marquee.
The "bling thing" has grown up into a more sophisticated rendition of glowing Hollywood glamour. Here, Rrivre Works shows off its line of gleaming bars, tables and wall treatments in its "Cadillac" line at a party designed by Merryl Brown Events. Photo by Coast Photography.
A wall treatment from Rrivre Works; photo by Coast Photography.
The "Cube Table" from Taylor Creative exemplifies both the branding trend and the trend toward geometric shapes.
An Andy Warhol-inspired bar mitzvah designed by Anthony Tacetta, with furniture from Taylor Creative.
Last week, Special Events shared top trends in rental furniture for special events. Today, we show you the styles that are hottest with event clients.