labladeLA Blade | Susan Hornki - When events producer Billy Butchkavitz is not creating impressive designs for HBO parties throughout the year, he is searching for new decor themes around the world.

“My favorite thing is to travel and find new sources, i.e. people that can manufacture for me, vendors, ideas. Just walking through villages in India and seeing a temple or seeing people on the banks of a river doing hand block textiles, I find inspiration everywhere,” Butchkavitz enthused.

The veteran organizer/designer is one busy guy: he creates over 36 elaborate parties each year, and ongoingly works for years with gay and lesbian students for Project Ten.

 

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