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A Chic Rooftop Wedding at NoMad Hotel in New York, New York

Stanley Adamik (48 and an interior designer and owner of Black Cherry Design) and Jason Charney (38 and a psychotherapist and artist) planned an intim

Stanley Adamik (48 and an interior designer and owner of Black Cherry Design) and Jason Charney (38 and a psychotherapist and artist) planned an intimate wedding at the chic NoMad Hotel in New York, New York. The pair were instantly drawn to the venue’s prime location and beautiful rooftop terrace that offered breathtaking views of the city. A rich palette and smart design added to the appeal and offered a stunning backdrop for the fall affair. Stanley put his design expertise to good use, working with the team at the NoMad and Victoria Ahn Designs by Ahn to create a romantic yet masculine design for the evening that tied in seamlessly with the hotel’s decor. “I love working on special events. It’s an opportunity to deliver, through design, an immediate emotional experience for my clients and their guests that will leave a lasting impression and a cherished memory,” Stanley says. “It was no different for my own wedding.” The rooftop hosted to the entire event, with Stanley and Jason exchanging vows in a moving indoor ceremony, followed by an elegant tented reception. Chandeliers, lanterns and candlelight filled the space with warmth and ambiance, the effect becoming even more pronounced as the sun set over the city, while arrangements of roses, orchids, ranunculus and dahlias in deep shades of red, pink and purple injected energy and life into the decor. Set to the tune of vibrant vintage French bohemian music, the newlyweds and their guests dined on decadent dishes like poularde with summer beans and black truffle and lemon cake with three-berry compote. A tip from Stanley and Jason: “Get what you want and don’t settle. And remember it will all work out beautifully in the end.”

Stanley and Jason had been together for eight years before deciding to tie the knot. “The proposal wasn’t a typical one,” Stanley says. “It was more of a discussion than an event.” Like their proposal, the pair kept things simple when it came to choosing their wedding bands, opting for classic gold Tiffany bands.
To fit the classic-meets-contemporary vibe, Stanley and Jason chose a simple, elegant design to carry throughout the evening. While the menus boasted an understated, modern aesthetic, the place cards featured a floral monogram with a hand-drawn feel, with each guest’s name handwritten in black ink.
Victoria Ahn Designs by Ahn took Stanley and Jason’s vision for a masculine yet romantic aesthetic and transformed it into reality, creating a series of low arrangements with fresh dahlias, orchids, roses and ranunculus in deep shades of red, pink and navy. The centerpieces popped against the elegant gold and white linens, injecting life and energy into the chic decor.
After exchanging vows in an intimate indoor ceremony, Stanley and Jason ushered their guests out to the rooftop terrace for an evening of dinner and dancing at the NoMad Hotel in New York, New York. Oriental rugs, sophisticated gold tufted seating and an abundance of candlelight created a warm, inviting environment with an undeniably intimate vibe.
The couple’s lemon wedding cake with three-berry compote struck the perfect balance of glamour and romance in terms of design, with each buttercream-frosted layer boasting shimmery silvery accents and bright ranunculus, roses and dahlias in shades of red and pink.
The NoMad Hotel in New York, New York, checked all the boxes for Stanley and Jason, offering a stylish and sophisticated backdrop for their intimate event in the heart of the city they loved. “We were impressed with the hostel’s rich, inviting palette, smart design and approachable grandness,” Stanley says. The rooftop event space was another plus, allowing the couple to make the most of the wedding’s unbeatable location.
With top-notch chefs on hand at the NoMad Hotel, choosing the menu was easy for Stanley and Jason. “We simply picked everything that look and sounded delicious, and every course exceeded our expectations,” Stanley says. The fresh ingredients tempted even the most discerning palettes.
The reception took place on the NoMad Hotel’s rooftop terrace, where the newlyweds and their guests took in the views spectacular views of the New York City skyline while dining on delicious offerings like poularde and black truffle in romantic candlelight.
Stanley and Jason sent their friends and family members home with a few sweet treats, decadent Vosges chocolates wrapped in regal purple boxes. The boxes were displayed on a vintage buffet cart for guests to take as they made their exit.