Inspired! Outdoor gym

December 1, 2020

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, much of California—most notably Los Angeles County—has not been able to break out of the “Tier One” phase of reopening as set forth by the state. Over the past several months, 24/7 Events, a party supply and rental shop based in Castaic Junction, Calif., has worked with a variety of …

Inspired temporary community store

October 1, 2020

When the CUB Foods supermarket on East Lake Street in Minneapolis, Minn., was badly damaged in late May during rioting following the death of George Floyd, neighborhood residents lost a convenient source for fresh groceries. As soon as CUB was able to safely assess the situation, a plan was created, and within two weeks, a …

Inspired outdoor seating

August 1, 2020

When the governor of Illinois announced in May that restaurants in the state could reopen for outside dining if able to meet COVID-19 safety regulations, Blue Peak Tents, Batavia, Ill., was bombarded by phone calls from restaurants looking for tents to cover parking lots and patios. This particular project was for a Naperville, Ill.-based wine …

Inspired installation crew

June 1, 2020

A crew from Adams Rental, Hamilton, N.J., installed five 20-by-40-foot and one 20-by-30-foot Festival® CAN-W High-Peak Frame Tents by Aztec Tents, with Panorama Sidewall by Advantage Tent Fittings, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The client, a manufacturer of HVAC products, required three walk-through lanes to evaluate and test up to 600 shift workers before …

Inspired estate wedding

April 1, 2020

Good Intents Ltd., Hereford, U.K., installed a 20-meter span premium structure by HTS tentiQ at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire, for a September 2019 wedding with 300 guests. The curved roof structure was fully lined with ivory pleated drapes, and a steel subframe floor was covered with ivory carpet. The clear roof panel allowed sunlight to flood …

Inspired ski village

December 1, 2019

For the Ladies’ Audi FIS Ski World Cup races in St. Moritz, Switzerland, in December 2018, RÖDER Group, Büdingen, Germany, and Orgatent, Grosswangen, Switzerland, designed and installed a village of tents directly at the edge of the mountain. Structures included a 9-by-18-meter entrance tent, an 8-by-18-meter tent for the public, a 5-by-30-meter media space, and …

Bright and airy tented wedding design

October 1, 2019

Bright, light, airy and romantic are just a few words that this tented wedding brings to mind. Tent provider Capital Events, Cary, N.C., collaborated with Stephanie Cisko, owner of Viva L’Event, Raleigh, N.C., and The Bradford, a wedding venue located in New Hill, N.C., to create a stunning aesthetic. The 40-by-60-foot frame tent with a …

Inspired food and wine festival

August 1, 2019

Marquee Event Rentals, Austin, Texas (with additional locations in Texas, Illinois and Kansas), supplied more than 53 tents totaling more than 50,000 square feet for the Austin Food and Wine Festival in April. In addition, Marquee provided a vintage look for the annual event with custom furniture fabricated at the company’s warehouse. Tenting required one …

Inspired! Wedding under sailcloth

June 1, 2019

The Greenwich Tent Company, Bridgeport, Conn., collaborated with Beth Helmstetter Events, Los Angeles, Calif., to create a mid-summer wedding at Winvian Farm, Litchfield Hills, Conn. The couple celebrated saying “I do” under a 66-by-106-foot sailcloth tent by Sperry Tents. The cherry plank floor finish was installed by Greenwich Tent over a fully leveled subfloor, leading …

Inspired! Out to sea

April 1, 2019

Kataja Event, based in Finland and Estonia, installed a Losberger De Boer Multiflex P7 structure for a Finnish marine technology company that wanted to hold a private event on a ferry. Building a tent on the ferry provided the client with the space it desired and created a unique atmosphere for the event. Kataja Event …