Meet the Team

Meet the Team

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For almost 30 years Rachel A. Clingen has curated one of the strongest event and wedding design teams in Canada. These folks are the ones that get things done around here! Their combined administrative, creativity and leadership qualities have stood the test of time. Along with our dedicated and highly experienced team, they have designed luxury weddings from the initial stages of consultation through to flawless execution. They have facililtated the transformations of many wedding venues and tent marquees nationwide with an emphasis on the Toronto and Muskoka areas. There’s no denying that the event industry is very stressful, but their passion for stylish events keeps them smiling. Our ‘team’ mentality has developed long time friendships that go beyond the realms of work. 

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Jessica

Creative Director / Lead Designer

After obtaining a degree at the University of Toronto, Jessy’s passion for design and the arts led her to pursue a career using her creative strengths. Working her way through the ranks, Jessy’s portfolio and design skills became a huge asset to our growing firm and quickly allowed her to move into management and eventually fulfilling creative director responsibilities. 

Today in her role of Creative Director, Jessy consistently exceeds our customers’ expectations, designing some of Toronto’s most styish events and weddings. Jessy is an edgy designer whose talents are a huge asset to our creative team. She loves the process of getting to know our clients and working with them to create memorable and beautiful events, while building lasting relationships along the way.
 

Rachel

Principal Designer / Creative Director

Award winning, Principal designer/Creative Director, Rachel Clingen brings her acute sense of visual aesthetics and her passion for colour, form, and texture to every assignment. She has the uncanny ability to visualize a transformation in any room and make it happen regardless of the design challenge.

A true curator of fashion forward events, Rachel’s passion for flowers and stylish design, are the driving force behind her successful fashion and wedding/event design portfolio. Under Rachel’s leadership, our firm has been awarded many Canadian titles including, Wedding Designer of The Year and Wedding Florist of the Year.

Our work has been featured in fashion/wedding blogs and publications all over the world.

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Rachel Clingen

Rachel

Principal Designer / Creative Director

Award winning, Principal designer/Creative Director, Rachel Clingen brings her acute sense of visual aesthetics and her passion for colour, form, and texture to every assignment. She has the uncanny ability to visualize a transformation in any room and make it happen regardless of the design challenge.

A true curator of fashion forward events, Rachel’s passion for flowers and stylish design, are the driving force behind her successful fashion and wedding/event design portfolio. Under Rachel’s leadership, our firm has been awarded many Canadian titles including, Wedding Designer of The Year and Wedding Florist of the Year.

Our work has been featured in fashion/wedding blogs and publications all over the world.

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Jessica

Creative Director / Lead Designer

After obtaining a degree at the University of Toronto, Jessy’s passion for design and the arts led her to pursue a career using her creative strengths. Working her way through the ranks, Jessy’s portfolio and design skills became a huge asset to our growing firm and quickly allowed her to move into management and eventually fulfilling creative director responsibilities. 

Today in her role of Creative Director, Jessy consistently exceeds our customers’ expectations, designing some of Toronto’s most styish events and weddings. Jessy is an edgy designer whose talents are a huge asset to our creative team. She loves the process of getting to know our clients and working with them to create memorable and beautiful events, while building lasting relationships along the way.

Victoria

Client Services

Victoria
Chances are, if you call the office for information, it will be Victoria’s friendly voice that says hello. Victoria is a daughter-in-law to David and Rachel, but it’s her friendly personality and her work ethic that roped her into our client service department. 
 
Victoria’s love and care for people with special needs led her to pursue an education in behavioural sciences, but these amazing qualities have become assets within our team. After 4 years in her respective field, Victoria became an integral part of our core team. She says she’s “married to the best guy ever”, and after work she says there’s “nothing like making a nice meal and spending time with Josiah.”
 
Victoria loves to play the guitar and piano and loves to spend time with her church family. 

Emilia

Client Services

Emelia

Emilia’s passion for design led her to pursue an education and career Interior Design. Rachel was impressed with her design portfolio and use of colour.

Assistant to Rachel, her knowledge of design programs used for renderings has become an asset to our proposal process. Her excellent organizational skills and customer care ease the minds of our clients, keep our meetings organized and followup ordering on schedule.

When Emilia has a day off, she loves to bake, spending time with her horse Kirin but most importantly hanging out and helping her grandma.

Kim

Lead Florist

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Kim is our floral goddess!   A 26 year veteran in the floral design industry, Kim is lead designer and manager of our floral department. Besides her creative eye and incredible knowledge of flowers, Kim handles this stressful position with ease.  

Her calm and gentle nature keep our floral team smiling and the atmosphere positive.  She says she “loves bringing Jessy/Rachel’s designs to life with flowers, but also loves the collaborative and positive atmosphere the position brings.”
 
Kim loves to spend her down time travelling and spending time with her three children.
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