For many years, the International Floral Art has been a sample of the fantastic and inexhaustible possibilities of flowers. It is a state of the art floral art, but at the same time also an ode to the colourful diversity of nature and a celebration of human creativity and inventiveness. Each edition of the International Floral Art is a snapshot, a cross-section of the floral world: from the first cautious steps of new talents to the masterpieces of established names. Edition 2018/2019 is a new highlight.
International Floral Art 2018/2019
Floral design lives and moves. It surprises, delights, overwhelms and touches. Looking at possibilities makes you discover new ones and motivates you to transcend boundaries again and again.
Bouquets is the new book in Laura Dowling’s inspiring ‘how-to’ series and builds on the premise of her successful first book Floral Diplomacy in the White House (2016), namely the idea that flowers have the power to change the way people think and feel and to create powerful emotional connections – with nature and with others, with our past and with our desires for the future.
Karen Tran Florals and Events has built an impeccable reputation for extraordinary floral arrangements for special occasions. Based in sunny Southern California, Karen Tran enjoys the outdoors and all that nature has to offer. She is more than passionate about her profession. Her drive and her will to move heaven and earth for her clients are greatly appreciated.
In the past ten years, Swedish floral designer Per Benjamin has developed his own colour theory for florists. The World of Colour according to Per Benjamin is an educational, entertaining and inspirational book in which Per Benjamin explains his colour theory in detail, both in theory and in practice. The photographs are a mix of studio work, outdoor arrangements and impressive pieces created for the decoration of events such as the Nobel Prize presentation. Taken together, they are the perfect illustration of the inexhaustible possibilities with colour and provide the florist with a perfect guide to easily put together a harmonious palette.
For Japanese floral artist Manabu Hashiguchi, the wreath is not only the favourite form of expression, but also the most expressive. Its symbolism is universal. Without beginning or end, the wreath stands for eternity and the endless process of renewal in nature.