Thierry Isambert Culinary and Event design catered Lida and Christian's wedding at MAPS BACKLOT in Wynwood, Miami's thriving arts district. Lida's late father was a painter, and the modern "gallery feel" offered by Maps Backlot provided the perfect backdrop to showcase her father's incredible artwork during the event.
(Participating vendors: Solea Events; Joshua Kane Photography; Petal Productions; KCC Productions; Sunset Event Prod; Simple Rustic.)
The Wynwood Arts District is a hub of art and culture in Miami and boasts over 70 art galleries, retail stores, antique shops, hip restaurants and eclectic bars. Wynwood is also famous for the largest open-air street-art installations in the world. There's a really great vibe in Wynwood, the streets are always bustling with activity and the area is expanding rapidly with cool new shops and restaurants popping up all over the place!
MAPS BACKLOT is a unique indoor-outdoor photo studio and event space. Their stunning photo studios are the setting for numerous high-profile photo and TV commercial shoots, and double as an outstanding venue for chic, edgy urban weddings and other events.
Photographer, Joshua Kane, took these amazing shots of Lida and Christian's stylish wedding, and this series was featured on the "Photo Forward" blog. Joshua said of shooting this wedding; "The neighborhood is incredibly vibrant and colorful due to the ever-changing artwork covering literally every building. Taking interesting portraits surrounded by such awesomeness was an absolute thrill!"
Lida and Christian are Lebanese and German, and evidence of their cultural backgrounds was incorporated beautifully into this celebration. For example, the "Baumstamm Sägen" is a traditional German log-sawing ceremony which symbolizes how a couple should work together to overcome the challenges presented by marriage.