Flowers: the Complete Book of Floral Design

Flowers: the Complete Book of Floral Design

Choosing, Creating, Presenting

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Baker & Taylor
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.

Holtzbrinck
Paula Pryke is one of the leading floral designers in the world today and is an inspiration not only to do-it-yourselfers but to professionals in the floral and interior design. This book profiles more than 80 projects, which are divided into two distinctive styles-classic and contemporary. The first chapter features arrangements that have stood the test of time and have become classics in their own rights; the next section features those that are on the cutting edge. For each arrangement, Paula takes the readers on a very personal journey through her color and design choices that make each project one-of-a-kind.
This career-spanning catalogue of Paula's unique approach to flower arranging illustrates how her style has evolved, and shows how flowers are the finishing touch to any room or table setting. Combined with comprehensive information on techniques, step-by-step instructions and photographs, this is a practical guide to floral arrangements for the novice as well as an inspiration to the more accomplished florist. With this book, anyone can create memorable floral compositions that add color and style to any room.
Paula Pryke is one of the leading floral designers in the world today and is an inspiration not only to do-it-yourselfers but to professionals in the floral and interior design. This book profiles more than 80 projects, which are divided into two distinctive styles-classic and contemporary. The first chapter features arrangements that have stood the test of time and have become classics in their own rights; the next section features those that are on the cutting edge. For each arrangement, Paula takes the readers on a very personal journey through her color and design choices that make each project one-of-a-kind.
This career-spanning catalogue of Paula's unique approach to flower arranging illustrates how her style has evolved, and shows how flowers are the finishing touch to any room or table setting. Combined with comprehensive information on techniques, step-by-step instructions and photographs, this is a practical guide to floral arrangements for the novice as well as an inspiration to the more accomplished florist. With this book, anyone can create memorable floral compositions that add color and style to any room.


Blackwell North Amer
Flowers: The Complete Book of Floral Design will inspire both do-it-yourselfers and professionals in the floral and interior design communities.
Paula Pryke profiles over 80 projects which are divided into two distinctive styles - classic and contemporary. The classic section features arrangements that have stood the test of time to become old favorites, while those that are on the cutting edge of modern floral design are surveyed in the contemporary section. For each arrangement, Paula walks the reader through each step of her color and design choices that result in one-of-a-kind designs.
Flowers: The Complete Book of Floral Design examines every aspect of Paula Pryke's unique approach to flower arranging so that it can be adapted to any situation. Its photographs illustrate how her style and design philosophy have evolved, and yet each image also amply proves that flowers are the finishing touch to any room or table setting. Beginning with an insight into her many sources of inspiration, Paula shares her artistic vision and her creative use of color, shape and style to set the mood for any occasion.
The book includes a Flower and Foliage Directory that details Paula's top 100 favorite flowers and foliage, advice on different types and what they are best suited for, in addition to practical information on scent, care, and treatment. Combined with comprehensive information on techniques, step-by-step instructions and photographs, this is a practical guide to floral arrangements for the novice as well as an inspiration to the more accomplished florist. With this book, anyone can create memorable floral compositions that will add color and style to any room.

Publisher: New York, NY : Rizzoli International Publications, 2004
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780847826438
0847826430
Characteristics: 240 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm

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