Ivan Carlson · Event Design + Production

For over 45 years we have collaborated around the world bringing memorable events to life.

Our range of specialties – creative ideation, theme development, custom fabrication, floral design, intricate lighting, staging, audio (and so much more) – make us your one-stop-shop to create the event experience that everyone remembers.

Glow bars? We got em’. Life-size horses? We got that too. Custom illuminated marquee letters? We can build them. No clue where to start? We’ve got ideas a plenty! 

  • The Monday feels. 😎😎😎
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Create top notch photos that reflect and engage your brand just like @undergroundchi.
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We've got a 36,000 square foot warehouse filled with furniture, props and décor to step up your photo shoot game.
  • Front row seats are running out, friends!
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An evening of fashion that you don't want to miss. Trust us, we've been lucky enough to be a part of this event for years.
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@aibichicago [LINK IN BIO]
  • Why walk when you can dance…especially on a Friday? 💃🏻🕺🏼
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Our 36,000 square foot warehouse is fully equipped [WITH ELVIS - thank you, thank you very much] to elevate your next event from ordinary to extraordinary. 🤩🤩🤩
  • "Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious." ~ Stephen Hawking
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#ICAtip: An often-overlooked room transformation - THE CEILING! Aerial elements such as these fabric panels at the @fieldmuseum are a stunning way to really grab your guests attention!
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Delighting upturned eyes since 1972. 🙄😊😍
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📷: @ericcraigstudios
  • At Ivan Carlson & Associates, we live to create unique event experiences with our clients. Life-size animals? We got ‘em. Illuminated marquee letters? We can build them. No clue where to start? We’ve got ideas a plenty!
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Our range of specialties – creative ideation, theme development, custom fabrication, floral design, intricate lighting, staging, audio (and so much more) – make us your one-stop-shop to bring your event dreams to life.
  • When part of your job involves site visits. #howluckyarewe
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You're looking at Preston Bradley Hall in the @chiculturcenter. What a looker, right?
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At Ivan Carlson, we turn already amazing venues into incredible event experiences.
  • You guys, we take Mondays very seriously. Just ask Nicole.
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Nicole is an Event Designer + Sales Coordinator with Ivan Carlson that creates those "I'VE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE THIS" moments for your event.
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This fabulous lady creates MAGIC! ✨✨✨ She has an incredible imagination, the most curious brain and the best ideas. We guarantee you will fall in love with Nicole the moment you start collaborating. She is a good one!
  • This is your life. BE YOU!!!
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Happy and safe weekends, friends!
  • When you get to be a part of amazing brands, minds and design! #pumalife #tbt
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Thank you @davejeff for your mastermind vision!
  • Palm trees and a waterfall in the middle of downtown Chicago...
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Yep, totally normal. 😆 😆 😆
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At Ivan Carlson, we turn already amazing venues into incredible event experiences!
  • When you get to leave the office with your team and experience #29Rooms!
  • #Firefly2018 Pathway Magic!
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@fireflymusicfestival