Daughter of Design. Keen on creativity, Daughter of Design is regarded for its high style, fresh thinking and positive can do approach to planning and producing events. Daughter of Design is like the designer boutique hotel of wedding planning. Voted The Knot's "Best of Weddings" 2011 & 2012, Daughter of Design has also been handpicked as one of the top event planners in NYC, LA, and South Florida by Style Me Pretty's Little Black Book and as a Platinum Member by Grace Ormonde. Daughter of Design is the preferred wedding planner for discerning brides and planned the 1st New Year's Eve wedding in Times Square and 14 Valentine's Day weddings atop the Empire State Building. Recent weddings can be found in Martha Stewart Weddings, Style Me Pretty, InStyle Weddings and People Magazine. Daughter of Design is based out of Manhattan but produces events in destinations worldwide. Recent locations include New York, Los Angeles, Palm Beach, and Lake Como.
Annie Lee. As the principal planner and founder of Daughter of Design, Annie is constantly at the vanguard of wedding and event style, fashion and design. Annie Lee believes "banquet" is a dirty word and is known and recognized for her contemporary approach to wedding traditions, always creating current and avant garde designs. Annie is originally from Palos Verdes, CA but has spent several years coordinating events both in Northern and Southern California. She received her degree in History from the University of California, Berkeley and lived in the Bay Area working in the Special Events department of the San Francisco Opera and as a lead planner for a distinguished Northern Californian wedding coordinator. Annie has since relocated to New York City where she has been busy working with such companies as the Tribeca Film Festival, Gen Art Film Festival, BizBash, ASMALLWORLD, Quintessentially Events and various other prominent event industry professionals. Annie is has been recognized as a "celebrity entertaining expert" by People Magazine and a "Woman in Action - Entertaining Expert" by Shape Magazine. Recent events have included "A Night to Make a Difference" Oscar Party at Mr Chow Beverly Hills hosted by Leeza Gibbons, Olivia Newton-John, and David Foster and the official premiere pre-party for Woody Allen's "Whatever Works." Annie Lee has been selected to sit on the NYC board of the nonprofit organization, Wish Upon a Wedding and heads the Event Chair. From Opening Night Galas to intimate weddings, Annie Lee continues to successfully coordinate, design and produce a wide array of private and corporate events.