ElegantEventLighting

Pantone’s 2018 “Color of the Year”: Ultra Violet!

As many of you know, we love the world of purple! We were so excited to find out that Pantone‘s “Color of the Year” for 2018 was finally chosen! Drum roll please.. Ultra Violet! As Pantone says, “A dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us […]

Read More»

Meet the Team! Pt. 3/3

Teamwork makes the dream work! Get to know some more of our staff at EEL in today’s #WeddingWednesday blog post 🙂 Today the spotlight goes to: Jay & Valerie! Hi I’m Jay! I started as a mobile DJ in 1993 at my Alma Mater Northwestern University in Evanston performing at Undergraduate events such as fraternity […]

Read More»

Meet The Team! Pt. 2/3

Teamwork makes the dream work! Get to know some of our staff at EEL in today’s #WeddingWednesday blog post 🙂 Today the spotlight goes to: Ellen & Katie!   My name is Ellen Ranney, I am the Production Manager at Elegant Event Lighting.  I went to Columbia College Chicago for my BA in Theater Design […]

Read More»

Meet The Team!

Teamwork makes the dream work! Get to know some of our staff at EEL in today’s #WeddingWednesday blog post 🙂 Today the spotlight goes to: Susie & Erin! I am Susie. I am starting my second year with Elegant Event Lighting as the warehouse supervisor. I hold a degree in Stage Management and Technical Theatre […]

Read More»

November 4th Chicago Wedding Weekend

Last weekend was full of gorgeous Chicago Weddings!Congratulations to Danielle & Josh on their Morgan Manufacturing Wedding! Their reception was so romantic with hanging crystal chandeliers throughout the room and amber uplighting illuminating the perimeter. This reception was made possible with teamwork from: Blue Plate Catering, Glazed and Infused, Anthony Gowder Designs, Bluewater Kings Band, Chicago […]

Read More»

Who Says We Only Party On The Weekend?

Last week was full of fun lighting for our team at EEL Chicago! We want to thank Eli at ESE Lifestyle for incorporating EEL Chicago’s lighting at their event at the Soho House Chicago. Amber patterned lighting & uplighting looked great in this unique space. Mid-America Club on Halloween! We loved the orange and purple […]

Read More»

Weekend Review: October 27 & 28th, 2017

Happy #FlashbackFriday! We hope you all had a great Halloween Week. To end the week of festivities, we are reflecting on last weekend’s fabulous weddings that our team at EEL Chicago helped out with! Let’s start it off with our absolute favorite of the weekend- this fun marble Vinyl Dance Floor Cover at the Thompson […]

Read More»

Weekend Review: October 22nd & 23rd

Before EEL Chicago sets out for another wedding weekend we wanted to share our favorites from October 22nd & 23rd! A twinkling fairy light backdrop and gold table draping with black accent fabric flowers for Amanda & Jose’s wedding at Ashton Place in Willowbrook! Thank you to Nicki Mack for working with EEL on this […]

Read More»

Northwestern Reunion

EEL and S2D2 were honored to work with the Northwestern University Reunion Committee to bring lighting, draping and DJ entertainment to the campus in Evanston. In Deering Meadow the tent was illuminated with dark purple overlaid with white dots. We also made sure guests could see up the walk way to Deering Library and we […]

Read More»

Wedding Wednesday Weekend Review

Happy #WeddingWednesday! Take a look at EEL Chicago’s last wedding weekend in this week’s blog: Thank you Arrowhead Golf Club for this photo of Justine & John’s gorgeous wedding ceremony! This combination of white paper lanterns with single-bulb cafe lights suspended at different lengths was such a fun look for Arrowhead‘s ceiling! We loved the […]

Read More»