Mariage Blanc Designs (pronounced "mar-e-ahj blanh" French for "white wedding"), is an Event Design boutique company that focuses on providing luxurious visionary designs & coordination services for one's special event. Based in Hudson Valley, New York, it is the tri-state area's premier choice for Event Design & Coordination.
Founder and Senior Event Designer, Stephanie Blanc, is a Visual Presentation & Exhibition Designer, who has honed her skills in designing, creating, coordinating, and exhibiting presentations for weddings and an array of other various affairs. Based in New York, she specializes in designing, styling, and coordinating events from conceptualization through execution.
Stephanie attended and graduated Magna Cum Laude, from the nationally accredited, Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, where she's received a well-versed background in the concept of design and art business management. With the completion of her studies, she graduated Magna Cum Laude with an Associate's degree in Visual Presentation & Exhibition Design, and a Bachelor's degree in Visual Art Management. During her four years of study at FIT, she lived in Manhattan for 2 years where she worked as a Design Assistant for Sheridan & Co., a specialized full-service retail design agency based in Soho, NY. Additionally, in 2011, she interned at the Museum of Arts & Culture in New Rochelle, NY, where she worked alongside Art Director, Theresa Kump Leghorn, to design and co-curate art exhibits. Here, she designed and co-curated an exhibit titled "Reflections of Change," which celebrated 50 years of desegregated schools within the community of New Rochelle...a decision that was based on an infamous case known as the "Taylor Case." The exhibit featured the attendance of Mayor Noam Bramson, of New Rochelle, and a front section of the Journal News. Subsequently, she completed a course in Wedding Planning and was issued her certificate by the internationally accredited ICOES. Upon her graduation, she has embarked on a journey of fulfilling her passions by working alongside an array of clientele to make their events a truly memorable experience. Excitingly, several of her events have been featured in notable event publications, such as The Coordinated Bride, Kara’s Party Ideas, Catch My Party, and Itty Bitty Milestones.
Stephanie understands that creating an event can be overwhelming and stressful. She makes sure that there are no worries, all while focusing on transcending the personalities of her clients through visuals that evoke a sense of intimacy pertaining to them. She provides personal touches and that certain "je' nais ce croix" one is looking for to elevate their event to the next level. Join Stephanie on her creative journey and please contact her if you are interested in making your dream event a reality!