An Event + Celebrity Chef Experience Design House
As a wedding design house, our signature is creating innovative and elegant weddings by making it simple for you. We are a diverse team of design professionals trained to take your vision and make it a reality. We are the only wedding & event designers in the greater Washington, DC and Baltimore areas with a team of wedding planners, floral designers, graphic artists, calligraphers, lighting specialists and design carpenters in-house to custom design all your needs. We are the nation’s leader in sustainable wedding design.
Flowers, Lighting & Décor
Corporate & Social Events
Crafted in DC is Elegance & Simplicity’s division for creating Celebrity + Top Chef Experiences from the best local chefs in the DC area including Mike Isabella, George Pagonis, Jennifer Carroll, Kwame Onwuachi, Adam Howard and more!
Katie Martin, CEO + Author
Katie Martin is one of the world’s leading luxury + green wedding experts and represents local DC Area Celebrity Chefs for Culinary Experiences. She has owned and operated Elegance & Simplicity, Inc. and it’s various divisions since 1998. She and her team have designed 1000’s of weddings and events. Elegance & Simplicity, Inc. has been heralded internationally by magazines, newspapers, blogs and other forms of media. Ms. Martin is also the Editor-in-Chief of Eco-Beautiful Weddings®, an international Magazine & Blog. She is a wedding expert contributor for over 100 blogs, magazines and websites around the world.
Working on an upcoming book! Click on any of the books to buy online!
Our division of mini gardens of succulents, herbs, flowers + gifts in reclaimed wood boxes, vases + terrariums for the Washington, DC Metro Area!