Preston Bailey's Design for Entertaining
is the ultimate sourcebook of inspiration for creating the perfect ambience for any major party or event. Bailey guides the reader through the planning process from large decisions- picking a theme, setting the mood, and transforming the space to fit the vision for the event-to the details such as flowers, lighting, and table settings that all come together to create a unique environment. Full-color photographs of events including Melissa Rivers' wedding and the launch party for Oprah's O Magazine showcase the spectacular results of his approach.
A native of Panama, Preston Bailey arrived in Manhattan in the early 1970s. His eye for elegantly dramatic statement in total event décor has made Bailey a favorite among celebrities and arbiters of taste.