Interviews

Jocelyn Haybittel – Deko Arts

Jocelyn, first of all, we would like to take a moment to extend a heartfelt thank you for all the beautiful hand-painted watercolor icons you artfully designed for us for our website.  They are absolutely gorgeous and we looovvvveee them! WEDDINC: Jocelyn, you are a fine artist, it’s clear. Your abilities, from event renderings to fashion illustration to your ability to capture the ambience of an event style are simply gorgeous. Which would you say is your favorite of all...

Sandy Verkerk -Paper Melange

WEDDINC: Sandy, we’ve seen your invitations and paper goods at some of LA’s most prestigious bridal shows.  What inspires you to create such beautiful, one of a kind invitations, especially the hand painted ones? SANDY: The beauty of nature truly inspires me. And I do love beautiful things. WEDDINC: You design with absolutely the most lovely elements: lace, water color, beach glass and wire, satin, raffia and custom illustrations.  What inspires your choice of elements and textures? "I wanted to bring a more tactile...

INTERVIEW with Tara Dowburd from Make-Up Therapy

Today we are meeting with sought after Make-up Artist Tara Dowburd, the owner of Make-Up Therapy.  Tara and her Beauty Team specialize in Make-up application and hairstyling for celebrity and high-end weddings, the red carpet, TV appearances, special events and photo-shoots. They are known for creating styles that are both effortless, chic and trendsetting elegance, however natural or glamourous. We are very honored to present our latest interview with Tara...  WEDDINC: To get things rolling today, we'd love to know...How...

Astrophotography – Interview with Robert Paetz

WEDDINC:  First of all thank you so much for agreeing to an interview with Weddinc. We absolutely LOVE Astrophotography and everything about it.  We're here today with Robert Paetz, Astrophotographer with Robert Paetz Photography. Let's start with a little about you.  How did you get into Astrophotography originally and have you always been interested in the cosmos? ROBERT:  I didn’t have a particular interest in the cosmos, but growing up, there were lots of camping trips with my family, and I have...

Nicolas Pakzad – Inheriting His Father’s Legacy at The House of Bijan

Since the passing away of The House of Bijan’s founder, Bijan Pakzad in 2011,  Bijan of Beverly Hills has been forging ahead with a unique team that consists of family and friend. Every member is dedicated to enhancing the excellence, exclusivity and luxury imbued in the brand, and helping it maintain its market dominance. The power of brand image is part of Bijan’s heritage, growing vastly over four decades. The Bijan mark is an asset that is both priceless...

Rob Roche – Peninsula Beverly Hills

WEDDINC: Can you give us a little bio on yourself?  A little birdie told us that you were formerly in the luxury yacht industry. ROB ROCHE: I have been fortunate to have a long history in the Luxury travel / hospitality industries. Most recently with SeaDream Yacht Club – which is a private yachting company operating two twin mega yachts in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. Prior to that I was with – Rosewood Hotels, Four Seasons and RockResorts. WEDDINC: How would...