We had heard a lot of great things about Chris and his decorations from our vendor coordinator, and he definitely lived up to the hype! He gave great advice on our phone consultation on what he thought would work well, and gave us options for us to choose from. His invoicing and contracts were all online and super easy to do, and made it very clear what each party’s obligations were. About a month before, Chris checked in to make sure we wanted to change anything up before the event or had any questions, which was great to make sure we had what we needed. We wanted our lighting to make the venue seem smaller and more intimate, and it did exactly that. We were really pleased with how it turned out, and got loads of compliments on the set up. It looked great! The best thing a vendor could do for us is give us the feeling we had nothing to worry about leading up to and on our wedding day. Chris did exactly that. Thank you!
Chris and his team at Illume provided a variety of services for my wedding including ceiling drapery, a backdrop for our head tables, drapery for our ceremony structure, illuminated monogram, uplighting, pin spot lighting, etc., all of which made the ballroom absolutely breathtaking. It felt like we were walking into a fairy tale! Chris was so responsive and easy to work with during the whole process. He has great ideas and really works to ensure every design is unique. He even took the time to meet with us at our venue a few months before the wedding to make sure we were all on the same page and to relieve any stress that comes with planning such an event! We couldn't have been happier and our guests are still talking about how beautiful everything was! Thank you Illume!
Chris from Illume did specialized lighting and drapery for our wedding in June 2019. He created this beautiful bistro lighting to replace the ugly industrial looking lights in our space, as well as this amazing drapery that divided our room in two for ceremony and reception. I could not BELIEVE how spectacular the drapery looked for how little it cost! I was envisioning this little room divider, but it was a whole floor to ceiling lux extravaganza! Also helped us hang a customized neon sign I had made. Highest recommendation!
Chris and his crew truly made our dreams come alive with his lighting services. We asked for 80+ hanging lanterns in our reception pavilion for our October wedding. Not only did ILLUME deliver, but they exceeded our expectations with the quality and beauty of lanterns and artful placement. They were strategically hung and lit to provide a romantic atmosphere to our “vintage, romantic” style wedding. We chose all ivory lanterns to accomplish this look. We received so many compliments from guests and took full advantage of the beautiful lighting during our reception hours when only the lanterns were lit.Of other note, Chris was hands down the most friendly and accommodating team member throughout our wedding planning process. He is professional and prompt with email requests, attends any/all pre-wedding appointments, and is exceptional in customer service. Chris even willingly hung my “DIY” pieces that I tossed at him last minute, all after he drove quite a ways to pick them up from me. Talk about dedication to your customers! I speak for not only myself and my new husband, but my entire wedding party/guest list, when I say that ILLUME Lighting + Event Design was the BEST choice we could’ve made for our wedding design. The lighting added SO much to our day, and I can’t imagine a wedding without their services!
Chris at ILLUME Lighting was amazing to work with! He met us at our venue for our initial meeting and we spent several hours together there discussing all of our options, his ideas, our ideas, pricing, etc. He was very honest and easy to work with. Our plan was to install drapery with twinkle lights throughout the ceiling of the large white tent where we were having our reception. After our initial meeting we communicated via email consistently. I had an idea in my mind of what I wanted our venue to look like and I was constantly sending him pictures that I found. He was very prompt when it came to responding and we were in contact throughout the entire process up until the wedding so we remained on the same page with everything that was going on. Not seeing the finished product before it was installed did make me a little nervous, but when I walked into our venue for the first time after installation, I was completely blown away. It looked exactly like I had hoped and I couldn’t wait for all of our guests to see our venue. Overall it was a great experience working with Chris and I would definitely recommend using their services for any event!
Chris from Illume was so nice to work with! He made sure our vision for the reception was completely captured. He had reasonable pricing and his work is EXCELLENT. We had a backdrop for our sweetheart table that was beautiful, an archway for the ballroom entrance, lanterns above the dance floor, and balloons to decorate the cocktail hour and cookie table. We were completely thrilled with how everything turned out! We would HIGHLY recommend Illume for your wedding or event!
If you’re looking for lighting, then go no further – ILLUME is the place to go! Owner, Chris Ubinger is awesome to work with and I hope I have the opportunity to work with him again in the very near future! Not only does he know his stuff, but he is genuinely a very nice person, who cares about his clients needs and goes above and beyond to make them happy. I would highly recommend ILLUME for all your lighting needs.