Vibrant, unique and attention-grabbing — set design brings a fresh perspective to event decor. Everything turns into art-objects: floral arrangements, candles and, yes, even food. If you want to spark your imagination with some out-of-the-box food styling ideas and set design concepts, check out these 14 accounts.
Zelikha Dinga, the mind behind Caro Diario, is a private chef from Paris catering to some of the chicest events and clients. Her edible masterpieces taste as good as they look, all made from simple and quality ingredients. From cute challah bread with ribbons to long table-sized cakes and huge crème brûlée — there’s just something so mesmerizing about Zelikha’s unique approach to food design and table setting.
For some food-art inspiration for your wedding table, also check out Imogen Kwok, a multidisciplinary artist who works across culture, design and cuisine. Combining the skills of a chef and the vision of a designer, she creates incredible edible installations that seamlessly fit into any event concepts. Imogen mostly uses natural palettes and ceramics, allowing the food to take center stage.
Self-taught chef, Laszlo Marie Badet reveals herself through a rustic and creative cuisine, deeply rooted in her Swiss-Italian origins and enhanced by her delicate sense of staging. She likes to combine her seamstress know-how with that of cooking. When organizing events and working on projects, Laszlo teams up with best set designers and florists to create concepts that are sure to impress.
Gohar World’s account is just a visual feast! Launched by the talented sisters Laila & Nadia Gohar in 2020, it's a captivating world of tableware that celebrates craft, time and tradition. With a touch of humor and surrealism, Gohar World brings a fresh perspective to age-old traditions, playfully reimagining everyday rituals for the present. Get ready to see charming bow-shaped knives, spaghetti candles, and attention-grabbing egg chandeliers!
Los Angeles-based duo Ananas Ananas turns the dining experience into a true adventure. The team creates edible installations that encourage their audience to interact with food in a multi-sensory and experimental way. From edible cocktails to ice altars for seafood and serving eggs on inverted plates, Ananas Ananas’ concepts are truly unique.
Baker and food stylist Sophia Stolz had a chance to create desserts for world-famous brands including Chanel, Hermes and Bulgari. Through her work, Sophia strives to cross borders between food and art. Her pierced meringue chalice, bread plates and ancient column-shaped butter stole our hearts completely!
Paris-based pastry chef Andrea Sham creates edible works of art that dazzle both the eyes and the taste buds. Andrea is the go-to dessert maestro for top luxury brands and extra-special events. Her muse are nature, art in all its forms, and the wonderful world of emotions.
Natural motifs, experiments with bread shapes and an accent on authenticity — something that describes Barbora's work. In her set designs, there is a clear tendency to opt for rustic but colorful products, which, when brought together, allow the designer to achieve a unique effect.
Born out of floristry, Omer's work with set designs and event decorations is inspired and striking. Creativity, based on the concept of 'curated nostalgia', lures with the aesthetics of bygone eras and the allure of genuine sophistication.
Samantha, a decorator and creative consultant based in London, creates a beautiful atmosphere of lightness and naturalness in her set designs. Opting for authentic and traditional forms and products, she manages to infuse each table with creativity and her own special vibe.
Set designer who creates projects for Prada, Louis Vuitton, Loewe and etc. A distinctive feature of Manger Manger are unique mini appetizers and desserts that look cosmic, futuristic and one-of-a-kind. Designer creates not just beautiful foods and tables but also makes them customized, which leaves a memorable and sincere impression.
A design studio that creates memorable concepts and visuals and has experience working with global brands. Familiar to many for their shell glasses, Centá’s team also does food styling, taking each project extremely personally in order to make it the best way possible.
Set designer and floral stylist who makes on-trend designs that don't just repeat familiar images and ideas but elevate them to the max, making them memorable and vivid. The designer's work with local products and classic interpretations brings back childhood vibes and captivates.
A celebration of coziness, natural seasonal products and attention to details — Antonella Tignanelli's projects are mesmerizing. The designer's creative approach and unique vision allow her to make even a seemingly straightforward serving of bread and cheese a work of art.