Sometimes men really are from Mars and women from Venus – and everyone is happy to stay on their respective planets! Especially those first generation Asian-folk who are happy to stick with their own tribe at a wedding. Don’t drive yourself grey and just block book some tables for your parents to manage.

Focus your energy instead on seeing your space and the realm of possibility – explore shapes beyond the humble round and experiment by breaking up the dynamic of your room with cross, banqueting or elongated tables. All of these shapes can work in harmony and unison with your guest profile; just remember to tread carefully as these grand tables are great for big families, but can risk leaving someone offended if they are left off.

Finally, let’s get planning! A credible décor company or your venue will have access to table planning software, or paper copies of layout designs so it’s always worth asking them first. In the absence of access to software through your vendor you can always opt for a free trial through SocialTables.com or Perfect Table Plan, who each let you experiment with table shapes and sizes.

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