The Art of Floral Design

Author: Norah T. Hunter

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285414500

Category: Science

Page: 592

View: 4040

Since its first appearance, The Art of Floral Design has become the definitive standard in teaching design techniques. In-depth and illustrated in full color, it offers comprehensive information on the principles and mechanics of flower arranging, basic flower anatomy, and arrangement styles for all occasions. This well-written text combines theory and practice to familiarize readers with the basics and guide them through more advanced floral techniques. This book is sure to remain on your reference shelf throughout your career in floral design. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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A Master Guide to the Art of Floral Design

Author: N.A

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 9780881927665

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 230

View: 1477

Beautiful, full-color photography and illustrations combine with practical, hands-on information about color, lighting, floral care, containers, construction, and technique to provide a thorough grounding in the art of flower arranging and floral design. Reprint.

Flowers: the Complete Book of Floral Design

Choosing, Creating, Presenting

Author: Paula Pryke

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780847826438

Category: Gardening

Page: 240

View: 2059

A lavishly illustrated manual profiles more than eighty projects divided into classic and contemporary styles as one of the leading floral designers in the world today provides step-by-step instructions and techniques for creative floral arrangements. 15,000 first printing.
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Paula Pryke's Flower School

Mastering the Art of Floral Design

Author: Paula Pryke

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN: 9780847828050

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 7033

The essentials of the author's flower school program in London are offered in an illustrated guide that features step-by-step instructions, clearly defined photographs, original ideas, and invaluable techniques for flower arrangers of any skill level. 15,000 first printing.
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Kenneth Turner's Flower Style

The Art of Floral Design and Decoration

Author: Kenneth Turner

Publisher: Seven Dials

ISBN: 9781857999327

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 7162

“Floral arrangements add beauty, energy, and drama to a context in much the same way as art...creates beautiful, substantial, and singular floral designs incorporating found and natural objects....This lavish, all-color volume...shares the art of floral design for every occasion, mood, theme, and space.”—FTD in Bloom.
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The Art of Floral Arranging

Author: Eileen Johnson

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 9781423614098

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 136

View: 5574

Learn how to create breathtaking bouquets from the master florists of Flower School New York. Trendsetting celebrity designers, whose high-profile clients include Calvin Klein, Giorgio Armani, Anna Wintour, Gucci, and Tom Ford, join forces with entrepreneur Eileen Johnson at this famed floral arranging school. They now offer instruction and insight into the art and aesthetic of flower arranging taught by a faculty of world-renowned florists. Discover tips and techniques such as: Handling and combining flowers Creating hand-tied bouquets Seasonal arrangements Flowers for entertaining Mixing flowers and fashion Learn the secrets from these Master Florists:Michael George built his reputation on clean, architectural arrangements, which came to be known as Floral Minimalism or Architectonic in the art critic world. His clients include Vera Wang, Calvin Klein, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Prada, and Martha Stewart Living.Chris Giftos is reverently described as the pioneer of event design. As master florist of The Metropolitan Museum of Art for 33 years, Giftos arranged thousands of flowers for the lobby and events, working with legendary figures Diana Vreeland, Pat Buckley, Tom Ford, and Anna Wintour.Remco Van Vliet is the current design director for flower design at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Charles Masson is the owner and sole florist for La Grenouille, one of the most beautiful and renowned French restaurants in Manhattan also known for its spectacular flowers.Cas Trap is currently the executive director of the elite floral wholesale importing company, Dutch Flower Line. Mr. Trap is also partner with his brother, Remco Van Vliet, in Van Vliet Trap.Felipe Sastre arranges an exotic bridal bouquet in this photo by Brie Williams in the book The Art of Floral Arranging.Additional instructors include Junko Miura, Elizabeth Ryan, Meredith Waga, and Felipe Sastre! Visit for more information. Discover the tips and techniques for handling and combining flowers and creating hand-tied bouquets, seasonal arrangements, flowers for entertaining, mixing flowers and fashion, and much more.


The Basics of Contemporary Floral Design

Author: Hal Cook

Publisher: William Morrow & Company


Category: Gardening

Page: 174

View: 2656

Starting with basic theories on color and design and the simple skills involved in arranging, this illustrated how-to manual explains the techniques involved in creating a wide variety of floral arrangements
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The Flower Chef

A Modern Guide to Do-It-Yourself Floral Arrangements

Author: Carly Cylinder

Publisher: Grand Central Life & Style

ISBN: 1455555509

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

View: 9164

THE FLOWER CHEF is a modern, comprehensive guide to floral design that caters to all readers--from beginners who have never worked with flowers before and are looking for a new creative outlet, to decorators, party planners and photographers looking to liven up their spaces. Even professionals will find ways to update their techniques! This book teaches you everything you need to know about flower arranging including tips on how to buy and care for flowers, how to cut and prepare them, and how to use floral foam, vases, and various other decorative elements in your arrangements. Filled with beautiful photographs and easy-to-follow instructions on how to create over 80 different arrangements, this is the go-to guide to floral design that every flower lover will want to add to their collection.
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The Art of Floral Design

Original Floral Decorations Inspired by the Patterns of Nature

Author: Paul Thomas,Jo Avison,Caroline Ball

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9780706376722

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 127

View: 1556

Using the natural world as inspiration, this book shows how to create floral designs, providing guidance on colour, shape and flower combinations to make arrangements look stunning and natural. It takes the reader through a range of different natural or garden settings with ideas for displays.

Flowers, flowers!

inspired arrangements for all occasions

Author: Paula Pryke

Publisher: Rizzoli Intl Pubns


Category: Architecture

Page: 191

View: 8327

An astonishingly beautiful yet totally practical book on flower arranging, Flowers, Flowers! gives suggestions for arrangements and bouquets suitable for all occasions and celebrations. Features many double-page spreads identifying a variety of flowers in a particular color range. 300 illustrations, 270 in color.

The Art of Arranging Flowers

Author: Lynne Branard

Publisher: Berkley

ISBN: 0425272710

Category: FICTION

Page: 311

View: 9289

After 20 years as an intuitive florist who has helped her friends, neighbors and customers with their romances, celebrations and sympathy gestures, Ruby Jewell looks to the power of that community to heal her floundering spirit after her sister's death.
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Table Flowers

Author: Paula Pryke

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781903221808

Category: Flower arrangement

Page: 192

View: 2076

Table Flowers contains an array of stunning new designs for your special event, each displaying Paula Pryke’s customary floral artistry and cutting-edge skills. Across Table Flowers’ twenty step-by-step projects, Paula provides enormous creative scope with an impressive selection of floral ideas tailor-made for every aspect of the table: from sophisticated centrepieces to individual place settings at the dinner table; and from innovative chair backs and miniature topiary trees made with fruit and flowers, to hanging garlands from overhead lighting. With versatility always in mind, Paula then demonstrates how these beautiful ideas can be adapted to suit a host of special occasions, from the highly intimate to the grand in scale. Effective floral design means ensuring that the material, the design and the location are harmonious –and never more so when the design is intended for table displays. Table Flowers offers an array of exquisite design ideas, approaching each one from the basics. Paula shows how the most popular high street flowers can be augmented with flowers and foliage from the garden to create beautiful displays, and how by thinking seasonally you can use plant material when it is at its least expensive and most plentiful. Whether you want projects you can create yourself, or ideas for a grand celebration, Paula Pryke’ Table Flowers gives you all the inspiration and practical advice you need to make a dramatic floral statement that will set the seal on any party.
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The Judith Blacklock Encyclopedia of Flower Design

Author: Judith Blacklock

Publisher: Flower PressLtd

ISBN: 9780955239106

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 416

View: 9436

The Judith Blacklock Encyclopedia of Flower Design is the essential 'how to' manual for everyone interested in flowers and floral art. Whether flowers are a passion, a pleasure or a business, this book is essential reading. Covering classic, contemporary and cutting-edge design, the beginner will build knowledge and competence and quickly get started in the art. The experienced arranger will find the book a most valuable reference with inspiration from across the world.

Floriculture: Designing & Merchandising

Author: Dr. Charles P. Griner

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133169902

Category: Science

Page: 512

View: 2736

FLORICULTURE: DESIGNING AND MERCHANDISING, 3E will provide your students with a comprehensive introduction to the floral design industry. Written in a concise, easy-to-follow manner, FLORICULTURE: DESIGNING AND MERCHANDISING, 3E includes step-by-step instructions, complete with illustrations and material lists for dozens of projects. Projects in this book are built around low-cost materials that help to maintain a budget and suggestions are included on how to incorporate native materials to further reduce costs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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The Flower Workshop

Lessons in Arranging Blooms, Branches, Fruits, and Foraged Materials

Author: Ariella Chezar,Julie Michaels

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 1607747669

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 256

View: 3315

Written by a celebrated floral designer and lavishly illustrated with full-color photography, this book not only provides step-by-step instructions for 50 stunning floral projects from simple to spectacular, but also equips readers with the skills to customize arrangements at home. Whether hosting a party, helping out with a friend's wedding, or wishing to incorporate the beauty of flowers into everyday life, The Flower Workshop allows you to create dazzling arrangements that go beyond merely pretty and into realms of the dramatic, the unexpected, and sometimes even the magical. Written by a celebrated floral designer and lavishly illustrated with full-color photography, this book not only provides step-by-step instructions for more than forty-five stunning floral projects from simple to spectacular, but also equips you with the skills to customize arrangements at home. Known for her hands-on flower workshops at FlowerSchool New York, Ariella Chezar walks you through the nuts and bolts of creating a variety of small flourishes, tonal arrangements, branch arrangements, handheld bouquets, wreathes, garlands, grand gestures, and more—all accompanied by detailed photography. Chezar offers advice and philosophy on everything from texture and color to foliage and containers, providing an overall approach to living and working with flowers, with an eye toward fresh, local, wild, seasonally influenced floral design. For every occasion, from relaxed and simple to lavish and monumental, The Flower Workshop celebrates the special moments in your life with glorious, fragrant floral arrangements and enhances your surroundings with abundant beauty. From the Hardcover edition.

Design Star

Lessons from the New York School of Flower Design

Author: Michael Gaffney,Keith Lewis,Matthew Bushey

Publisher: Half Full Press

ISBN: 9780971955240

Category: Design

Page: 227

View: 5135

In the current economy, prospective brides, party throwers, and commercial businesspeople are looking for ways to create their own sophisticated arrangements, rather than hiring expensive third parties. With author Michael Gaffney's foolproof methods, Design Star brings readers into the world of the professional floral designer with secrets, tips, and formulas for great design, as well as step-by-step instructions on everything from classic English design to exotic tropical design. With over 400 color photos detailing dozens of start-to-finish arrangements, the book provides a beautiful display of finished arrangements for readers to replicate. It also guides readers through the basics of opening a flower shop or becoming a professional flower designer.
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The Flower Recipe Book

Author: Alethea Harampolis,Jill Rizzo

Publisher: Artisan Books

ISBN: 1579655300

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 272

View: 7257

Flower arranging has never been simpler or more enticing. The women behind Studio Choo, the hottest floral design studio in the country, have created a flower-arranging bible for today's aesthetic. Filled with an array of stunning, easy-to-find flowers, it features 400 photos, more than 40 step-by-step instructions, and useful tips throughout. The arrangements run the gamut of styles and techniques: some are wild and some are structured; some are time-intensive and some are astonishingly simple. Each one is paired with a "flower recipe"; ingredients lists specify the type and quantity of blooms needed; clear instructions detail each step; and hundreds of photos show how to place every stem. Readers will learn how to work with a single variety of flower to great effect, and to create vases overflowing with layered blooms. To top it off, the book is packed with ideas for unexpected vessels, seasonal buying guides, a source directory, a flower care primer, and all the design techniques readers need to know. Alethea Harampolis and Jill Rizzo are the founders of Studio Choo, a San Francisco-based floral design studio that serves up fresh, wild, and sophisticated flower arrangements for any occasion. Their work has been featured in publications such as Sunset, Food & Wine, and Veranda and in the blog Design*Sponge.
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The Art of Flower Arranging

Author: Paula Pryke

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN: 9780847848959

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 288

View: 4142

The master floral designer inspires novice and expert alike in creating clean, classic, and contemporary flower arrangements so beautiful and original, they make the heart skip a beat. Paula Pryke, Britain's acclaimed master floral designer, sets the paradigm for excellence throughout the world--so much so that she was recently awarded an OBE. One of her defining characteristics is to go back to nature--to flowers in the wild, natural state--for inspiration and bold color combinations. In this book, Pryke explores the process of how to move from the source of inspiration to the glorious finished flower arrangement. She ties together key aspects of making a good arrangement: mixing color, form, shape, texture, and sca≤ being inspired by how plants and flowers combine in nature; using foliage and fruit for visual surprise; and much more. A separate section of the book discusses the ins and outs of tools and equipment, and the volume is rounded out with a catalogue of flowers organized into thematic types, which eases searching for the ideal flower--or alternates if the desired one is unavailable. Packed with ideas, skills, and techniques, this book explores the latest trends, encourages the reader to let his or her creativity and personal style flow freely, and is sure to inspire professionals and beginners alike.
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Principles of Floral Design

An Illustrated Guide

Author: Pat Diehl Scace,James M. DelPrince

Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Pub

ISBN: 9781619608894

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 624

View: 2852

Principles of Floral Design: An Illustrated Guide provides an introduction to the hands-on skills and theory required for career success in addition to the artistic aspect of floral arrangement. This heavily illustrated text acquaints future floral designers with design principles and elements along with the floriculture industry and its careers. It presents the various types of products used in floral design, before progressing into common floral applications and events. This text is also appropriate for students enrolling in the course for fine arts elective credit. Step-by-step procedures provide clear instruction to develop students' floral design skills using low-cost and commonly available materials. Extensive flower and foliage glossaries include cross-references to both the common and the botanical names in addition to other helpful information. End-of-chapter features, including Activities, Critical Thinking, STEM Activities and Communicating About Floral Design, provide students with the opportunity to connect floral design content to career and college readiness skills.