After the success of the previous three editions of International Floral Art, the fourth edition promises to be another hit with florists and lovers of floral art. This biennial publication, which has become a household word in the floral world, takes stock of innovative floral art worldwide.
Tafeldecoraties is het zevende volume in de succesvolle reeks Creatief met bloemen. Life3 brengt in dit boek tafeldecoraties waarover uw gasten nog dagenlang zullen napraten en die uw etentje erg veel klasse geven. Tafeldecoraties bundelt talloze creatieve ideeën die van een gezellig samenzijn iets heel speciaals maken. Casual of in stijl, discreet of opvallend; deze florale werkstukken zullen uw feesttafel grandioos opsmukken en vormen beslist aanleiding tot een geanimeerd gesprek.
As one of the youngest members of Japan’s long and fruitful tradition of floral artists, Naoki Sasaki manages to hold his own very well. In a short time, he made himself noticed, won several prestigious prizes and grew from a promising name to one of the most respected masters of both traditional and contemporary Japanese floral art.
Transience is the central concept in the art of Ryusaku Matsuda, the grand master of contemporary Japanese floral art. His large-scale installations are a cross between traditional Ikebana and Land Art. Although his own emotional world often serves as the inspiration for the creation of a particular work, Matsuda does not consider himself an artist.
Edwin Molenaar is a Dutch floral designer who went to Japan at the age of 21. He worked there as a floral designer for several shops until he started his own business in 1997. Meanwhile, he has a floral studio and a gallery in the Risonare Hotel. Edwin Molenaar is well-known in Japan for the beautiful decorating of wedding receptions and parties. This book offers a whole range of ideas for bridal bouquets, boutonnieres, bridesmaids, table decorations, church decorations and wedding cars.
Geert Pattyn, one of the leading floral designers in Belgium, has a very natural and personal style. He has previously bundled floral creations in the bestsellers Floral Art Indoors and Twinkling Christmas. In his brand new monograph, we discover this captivating florist in his own natural environment. His home and garden are his source of inspiration, but also form the canvas for all his creations and presentations. As always: surprising, astonishing, enchanting and of the highest level, just like the photography of Bart Van Leuven. Images to dream away with.
On Roses wants to be an ode to the rose as queen of all flowers. In this inspiring book, Françoise Vandonink and Stefan Roosen – both Belgian floral design champions – bundle a plea of wonderful compositions with roses that accompany us on our journey through life. The birth of a baby, a christening party, a first communion, an engagement party, a wedding party, an anniversary, a funeral … But also Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and birthday parties are bathed in fragrant and multicoloured roses and rose petals.
What better to wish someone than a life that walks on roses?
Na haar opleiding in schilderkunst, keramiek en beeldhouwen heeft Moniek Vanden Berghe zich toegespitst op florale kunst. En met succes! Haar stijl is hedendaags-modern. Een van haar specialiteiten is bruidswerk. Ze heeft een oog voor detail en ontwerpt met doorgedreven precisie bruidsboeketten, florale tasjes, corsages, haarspelden en tiara’s … Maar daarnaast decoreert ze ook de bruidstafel, de auto’s, de kerk en de bruidsmeisjes op een elegante en harmonieuze manier.
Twelve well-known Barcelona sites, including the Pedrera, Pavello Mies Van der Rohe, Parc Güell, the Fundacio Miro and the Palau de la Música will be decorated with floral ecology in a fairy-tale fashion. Renowned Spanish floral designers, teachers at the Escola d’Art Floral de Catalunya in Barcelona, were invited to provide special places in the city with a vegetative and floral ecorization, resulting in a truly stunning series of photographs of the most beautiful parts of Barcelona as it has never been shown before. A unique look at a wonderful city.
After the success of the first International Annual of Floral Art, the second edition is sure to be a hit among florists and flower lovers. The aim of the yearbook is to show the state of the art of innovative floral art in the world. Every year, Stichting Kunstboek’s internationally renowned network of floral design schools, master classes and floral designers guarantee hundreds of entries. The 0607-edition gathers even more personalities and creations that show the rich potential and great variety in floral art today. Our ‘floral annual’ has become a true concept and is an endless source of inspiration! Take a dive into the floral styles of the world.
Kobe, artistic pseudonym of Jacques Saelens (1950-2014), made sculptures that flirt with two-dimensionality his trademark. His broad, thin figures hardly use the third dimension and incarnate quite a few contradictions.
Kobe, artistiek pseudoniem van Jacques Saelens (1950-2014) maakte van sculpturen die flirten met de tweedimensionaliteit zijn handelsmerk. Zijn brede, dunne figuren benutten nauwelijks de derde dimensie en incarneren behoorlijk wat contradicties.
Mieke Teirlinck (Bruges, 1959) is an exceptionally driven and skilled artist. With her very own brushstroke, Mieke Teirlinck has, in 15 years’ time, built up an increasingly impressive figurative oeuvre that mainly gives shape to fragility and defencelessness.
The Limburg jewellery designer Iris Mondelaers (1973) skilfully explores the boundaries of the art of precious metalwork. Particularly known for her floral works, Mondelaers experiments with materials such as gold and silver, often in combination with semi-precious stones, diamonds and pearls. Her jewels are versatile, sometimes playful, sometimes tauter, but always undeniably feminine.
Forty years in the art world and more than fifty works in public spaces. Sculptor Luk Van Soom needs no introduction in Belgium and the Netherlands. This self-willed monograph full of photos, sources of inspiration, texts and memories highlights his life as an artist and maps out his artistic career.