Modern Ceremony at F.I.G. Dallas, pt. 1
My inspiration comes from many different places. Sometimes it's color, sometimes it is a specific mood I am trying to create and sometimes it is the location; which was the case for this editorial I designed for Brides of North Texas magazine last fall. If you know me at all, you know I am a sucker for modern and texture! I wanted to create minimally-cool, modern ceremony inspiration for the not-so-typical Dallas bride.
F.I.G. has a gorgeous outdoor courtyard with concrete walls, crushed granite and calming water features throughout. There are a few different options when it comes to the exact placement of the ceremony. I was first inspired by the concrete walls and I loved how the soft grey played against the dark, almost-black pebbled floor; even better is the abundance of trees that soften the overall hard textures. I wanted to play that up!
When I am designing, I always try my best to work with the location. To create a harmonious feeling you have to work with it, not against, and let it guide you.
..And so the color palette was born: Stone, Rose Gold, Wheat and Nior. Clean. Sophisticated. Masculine but with a feminine approach (I don't like my designs being overly girly).
Stay tuned for part II where I delve into my design process for this shoot!