A curved banquette and graceful padded chairs evoke the playful glamour of 1930s Hollywood and the Streamline Moderne style, the design theme of the 2010 Academy Awards Governors Ball, slated for March 7. Veteran L.A. producer Sequoia Productions will oversee the event. Photo by Special Events.
Chameleon Chair Collection chairs feature lush padded seats. The company is based in Hawthorne, Calif. Photo by Special Events.
Copper suede chairs surround a rectangular table, topped with copper satin linen and a champagne overlay. Photo by Special Events.
Charcoal suede chairs provide a cool counterpoint to tabletop from Unique Tabletop Rentals, part of Los Angeles-based Classic Party Rentals. Square glass chargers, the sleek, cylindrical Calvin stemware and tailored Scalini flatware set the tablescape. Photo by Special Events.
Suede chairs feature a stylish stripe of metal beading down the back. Photo by Special Events.
Floral by Mark Held of Mark's Garden, Sherman Oaks, Calif., offers a rich contrast to the cool metal palette of table linen with purple lisianthus, aubergine callas, Rothschild orchids and clearwater roses. Photo by Special Events.
Longtime Governors Ball caterer and culinary superstar Wolfgang Puck charms the media while showing off "Oscar" chocolates. Photo by Special Events.
Wolfgang Puck pastry chef Sherry Yard shows the magic behind the Governors Ball dessert: a retro Baked Alaska with espresso glace, Guittard L'Etoile du Nord chocolate sorbet and toasted meringue. Color-changing LEDs in the base will take the place of the traditional flame. Photo by Special Events.