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.
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.
“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.
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.
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 www.flowerschoolny.com 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.
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
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.
Shows examples of modern flower arranging, discusses traditional styles, color, dried flowers, and food and flowers, and suggests arrangements for living rooms, dining rooms, kitchens, bedrooms, and baths