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WHAT WE DO

TECHNICAL DIRECTION

DECOR AND DESIGN Matthew David is the go-to designer for upscale celebrations and weddings for the client looking for personalized and distinctive events that reflect your personal style and individuality.

FLORAL DESIGN

In a world of style-dictators who place their own stamp on every event, Matthew offers a respite: a quiet force who gently guides and supports his clients, skiil lfully enabling you to bring your vision to life.

E V E N T

PRODUCTION Matthew David Celebrations designs and produces beautiful contemporary weddings, celebrations and nonprof it galas


GRACIE MANSION WEDDING

Green orchids in a tent on the lawns of New York mayor’s residence, Gracie Mansion


FLOWERS IN FALL COLORS REFLECTED ON THE WATERS OF GORGEOUS CANDLEWOOD LAKE, CONNECTICUT

FALL LAKESIDE WEDDING


MOROCCAN

WEDDING Color progression from soft white ceremony to warm amber reception and dramatic cerise dinner


NEW YORK WINTER WEDDING

Elegant sophistication and a rich color palette at Gotham Hall wedding


TRADITIONAL

PLAZA HOTEL WEDDING


Sophisticated and dramatic wedding with classic chandelier created out of hundreds of white flowers


Dramatic deep red lampshades and linens define an outdoor fantasy wedding

ROMANTIC DRAMA


Rehearsal Dinner in the Weather Room at Top of the Rock


Chic downtown wedding in lilac and lavender

TRIBECA WEDDING


Sleek Contemporary design in a Modern and luxurious Setting

Mandarin Oriental Wedding


BAR MITZVAH

DINNER AND RECEPTION Tree of Life created out of rows and rows of suspended orchids


BIRTHDAY SURPRISE Dramatic surprise birthday celebration overlooking the Hudson


LINCOLN CENTER GALA Romantic fantasy in Avery Fisher Hall


SHABBAT DINNER AND RECEPTION Tree of Life with Calla Lilies

BAR MITZVAH


LEADING LADIES GALA

A sea of flowing chiffon with illuminated ice centerpieces for Gala reception


AQUA AND CREAM BAR

MITZVAH Transformation from summer luncheon to fun evening party


Colorful 50th anniversary outdoor weekend celebration in rural Pennsylvania

ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND


SPRING PARTY AT MOMA

Garden cocktail reception in MoMA’s iconic sculpture garden


Potted herbs and rustic farm tables create a casual yet sophisticated atmosphere

Bowery Hotel Rehearsal


FLOWERS AND Bouquets


ABOUT US MATTHEW DAVID HOPKINS

LAURIE STOLOWITZ

Matthew has one missio n: to create memories and milestones in peoples’ lives, to create moments that are unforgettable for his clients and their guests. From weddings, to corporate and nonprof it events, to a retail store opening, to a nation-wide tour for Discovery Channel, Matthew’s art collectively creates drama, intimacy and fun. Matthew’s formal training in architecture lays the foundation for his signature style, combining sculptural pieces with contemporary and imaginative details, giving people a tactile experience that engages all of their senses.

As partner and Managing Director of Matthew David Celebrations, Laurie continues her career in building client relationships. Laurie combines her varied skills in her role overseeing event marketing, sales and production, along with overall management of the business.

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Matthew has built his reputation and style in his own business for over 15 years. His work has been featured in Elle Décor, House and Garden, InStyle, New York Magazine, O at Home, Traditional Home and The New York Times. Television networks, including ABC, NBC, WB and MTV, have enlisted Matthew as a lifestyle and entertaining expert. Matthew has been a featured speaker at New York City’s Fashion Institute of Technology, New York University and The Special Event trade show and strives to incorporate elements that a re artfully integrated and inspire interactivity among guests. Matthew also serves on the board of Materials for the Arts, a non-profit organization that provides art materials to schools and cultural organizations, through the creative reuse and recycling of excess inventory.

Managing Director

Laurie owned her own catering business, Laurie’s Foods, for 13 years, during which time she sold, managed and produced hundreds of private and corporate events. As resident caterer for ten years at Caramoor Center for the Arts i n Katonah, Laurie was responsible for weddings, film shoots, picnics and large on-site festivals. Clients included the Rockefeller family, Northern Westchester Hospital Center and the Katonah Museum of Arts. Following multiple projects through from beginning to end, Laurie is delighted to be involved in every project that unfolds at Matthew David Celebrations.


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