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David Stark Makes Holiday Entertaining Effortless and Stylish with E-Card Collection on Cocodot.com
Nov 15, 2010 (05:11 PM EST)
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cocodot, the leading resource for chic online invitations and greetings, has partnered with renowned event producer and author, David Stark, on a limited edition holiday collection of online invites and greeting cards. Known for his unique and imaginative eye, David Stark consistently elevates the ordinary to extraordinary – in this case, straying from classic and traditional holiday invitations, to a modern and viral collection of e-cards and greetings. Inspired by elements of Stark's west elm holiday collection, as well as iconic David Stark graphics, the collection is warm and festive, as well socially and environmentally conscious. The collection is slated to launch November 15, 2010 on www.cocodot.com.
"Since eco strategies have long been part of our event planning ethos, it is a great delight to partner with Cocodot to create an array of holiday entertaining correspondence options that are as stylish and chic as they are earth friendly," said David Stark.
The David Stark for Cocodot Holiday Collection is a one stop shop for all entertaining needs, from playful party invitations, unexpected greetings, photo upload cards and even thank you notes, Stark's on a mission to make holiday correspondence fast and fun. "As a design driven company, we look to the industry leaders for inspiration. David Stark was a natural fit for us this holiday season, as he has one of the most distinguished voices in the entertaining design space. We are thrilled and honored to bring David Stark's designs to our members, available electronically and exclusively from Cocodot.com for the first time," said Shawn Gold, CEO of Cocodot.
Cocodot customers and David Stark fans can access the David Stark Holiday Collection, as well as the full Cocodot database by paying per card ($.99), per invitation ($19), or by subscribing to Cocodot.com's Deluxe Annual Membership, currently priced at $49.
Cocodot has garnered a high profile celebrity following for their easy-to-send, eco-chic invites and greetings. A-list entertainers including Gwyneth Paltrow, Brooke Shields, David Arquette, Molly Sims, Giada De Laurentiis, David Stark, Courteney Cox and Colin Cowie are all active members on Cocodot and rely on cocodot.com for their invitation needs.
Cocodot is a pioneer in the online invitation and greetings market, striving to elevate self-expression by offering premium-quality designs and a user-friendly communication platform for event management. Through cocodot's designer and retail collaborations, the site offers the latest in exclusive invitation, greetings and social stationery designs for all life stage events, including special baby and wedding collections. www.cocodot.com
About David Stark
David Stark is a renowned New York-based event producer as well as President and Creative Director of David Stark Design and Production. This full-service event design and planning firm is celebrated for the innovative, imaginative events it creates for a wide range of high-wattage celebrity clients such as Beyonce Knowles and Jon Stewart, major corporations such as Target, TBS and Condé Nast, as well as high-visibility fund-raising galas for the nation's most elite not-for-profit organizations including The Museum of Modern Art and The Robin Hood Foundation. In 2009 David Stark's first exclusive holiday collaboration with west elm launched to resounding success. This fall he is once again set to join west elm, debuting a new holiday collection that will be in stores October 2010, just in time for the holiday season. Inspired by Stark's trademark approach of turning everyday materials into glamorous and unexpected installations, the collection included ornaments, garlands, table décor, and other elements made from natural, recycled and eco-friendly materials. David and his work are often featured in various publications, design-focused blogs and he is asked to serve as a guest expert on his decor, party planning, holiday decorating and home planting projects for various television shows.