In a book filled with elegant imagery and romantic photography, Renny Reynolds reveals the key secrets of event planning, along with instructions on how to develop creative party concepts and themes. Art of the Party beautifully illustrates how to achieve party perfection, and every aspect of event planning presented with a touch of glamour and easy-to-understand directions. Reynolds' wealth of experience and best-kept secrets are included, such as: strategies for lighting to make any room warm and welcoming ways to ornament dance floors and dinner tables for maximum appeal organizational techniques for colorful and textural flower arrangements and how to make a large party feel intimate for everyone. Whether for birthday, anniversary, wedding, or holiday, Art of the Party offers dozens of creative ideas to ensure that your parties are truly extraordinary. Renny Reynolds has designed more than 2,500 events for America's elite. His training as a landscape architect led to the launch of Design for Entertaining, his highly successful party-design firm that has been featured in HG, Bon Appetit, House Beautiful, and other publications. He lives in New York City and Connecticut.