Linens set the mood for any exchange of ideas. Set the stage appropriately with these on-trend ideas from Creative Coverings Director of Design Nancy Stoltz. In this special takeover, she shares how to design a cohesive event through color! Visit us @smartmeetings for more photos.

Set the mood with coordinating table-runners that compliment a backdrop or logo color for your welcome session.

Carry the event theme outside for lunch by incorporating organic, textured fabrics in coordinating colors.

Use a unique venue, like this wine cave, for a glitzy farewell gala!

Pop a vibrant geometric print into your prefunction networking space.

Borrow a floral theme from the surroundings for an outdoor event.

Use texture and shades of blue, which create productivity, during an educational session.