Frame to Table: A Tabletop Styling and Photography Workshop
Featuring: Robin Zachary and Gokce Erenmemisoglu
Hosted byWest Elm
Sunday, September 15 | 11:00 AM – 2:00PM
Location: Workshop Tent
Build a photo-worthy place setting from the ground up with the guidance of Tabletop and Prop stylist Robin Zachary and product Photographer Gokce Erenmemisoglu, with the added bonus of a West Elm backdrop. Shooting on location at the beloved houseware store’s DUMBO location, students will have the opportunity to stage small scenes and table-scapes, while learning simple lighting and styling techniques.
All workshops are FREE but require a $10 refundable deposit to reserve a space. Walk-ins welcome based on availability.
Please Register here.
Robin Zachary is a New York City based Tabletop and Prop Stylist, and a faculty member of New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology. She is the Contributing Home Editor of Bridal Guide Magazine, and other clients span famous home product brands, national magazines, e-commerce, and social media outlets. She loves designing creatively inspired tables, and selecting just the right dishes, glassware, linens, and props to tell a great story rich with history and personality.
Her passion for the art of prop styling, and teaching it to others has led her to create The Prop Styling Experience, a 1:1 intensive styling workshop in New York City that she wished she had the opportunity to attend, when she was just starting out in the styling business.
Gokce Erenmemisoglu started his carrier in 1993. He has a Master of Fine Arts degree in Photography. Many of his commercial projects have received prestigious awards in international advertising competitions as Epica, Golden Drum, the Cannes Lions, and the New York Festivals Advertising Awards.
Gokce’s food photography has been published in many cookbooks and with net: 425g by Gamze Bursa. In 2008, he won Best Cookbook Photography Award at the Gourmand competition in Paris. Five of Gokce’s images from the series Egg Yolk were chosen for exhibition on The FENCE in 2018. He won a Production Paradise Spotlight Award for Photographic Excellence in the Food category, with an image from his Egg Yolk series, also in 2018.
Gokce started directing commercials in 2012. In 2017, he directed his first short film Limbo, which is a part of his long term project, and which is supported by both photography and film. Limbo was selected, screened, and received awards from nearly seventy festivals throughout the world, including the U.S., Italy, Spain, France, China and United Kingdom.