Yearly Archives: 2016

The Red Bouquet with Christian Tortu-December 2nd!

The color Red really pops… especially in flowers. It is festive and strong, dramatic and seductive. Let Christian Tortu, a master colorist and designer, guide you through all the nuances of flowers in hues of red. Think Black Baccara Roses, Black Forest Calla Lilies, red charm Peonies and you have the idea. Christian Tortu is… Read more »

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A Loire Valley Holiday Table with Christian Tortu-December 3rd @ 1 pm!

Taking inspiration from his French roots Christian will channel the Loire Valley in this holiday class. Using seasonal browns and greens lightened by a touch of white, Christian Tortu will show you how to create a magical forest look for your holiday table. The class will focus on the elements used to make a classic… Read more »

The Red Bouquet with Christian Tortu-December 2nd!

The color Red really pops… especially in flowers. It is festive and strong, dramatic and seductive. Let Christian Tortu, a master colorist and designer, guide you through all the nuances of flowers in hues of red. Think Black Baccara Roses, Black Forest Calla Lilies, red charm Peonies and you have the idea. Christian Tortu is… Read more »

Weekend Introductory Series November 12th & 13th!

This series of classes is intended for beginning-level students who have an interest in learning foundation level skills in floral design. Skills include how to correctly handle and care for flowers, how to use a floral knife and clippers, and the conditioning of flowers for optimal vase-life longevity. This series teaches simple, high-end designs that… Read more »

Foraging and Styling Branches and Flowers for Restaurants and Dinner Parties with Emily Thompson-November 10th!

Emily Thompson is always intriguing with her naturalistic, large-scaled designs. Her work can be seen at the Museum of Modern Art’s spectacular restaurant, The Modern, as well as at Rouge Tomate, and Bergdorf Goodman’s 7th floor eatery, BG Restaurant. She is known for her use of unconventional materials and the sculptural grace of her installations. As… Read more »

Sullivan Owen: The Dutch Master Painters of the Golden Age-November 3rd!

Sullivan Owen, our first Master Teacher who is a graduate of FlowerSchool New York, has studied under almost all the Master Teachers at our school. Like a Dutch Master Florist of the Golden Age she has absorbed her lessons and has become skilled at her craft, refining it over the years. In this class she… Read more »

Remco Van Vliet: Post Impressionist Movement and van Gogh-October 20th!

As the Metropolitan Museum of Art florist, Remco Van Vliet has long been inspired by his fellow countryman, Vincent van Gogh in terms of colors, textures and composition. This class will focus on the many flower paintings of van Gogh interpreting the colors, brushstrokes and vision of this beloved painter. van Gogh once said, “And now for what regards… Read more »

Lewis Miller-The Fauvist Movement-October 6th!

Lewis Miller of LMD is one of New York’s premiere event designers. His first book, Styling Nature, published in March 2016 is a tour de force of pages that read like paintings – each design more painterly and styled than the next. In this class he will recreate one of the designs from Styling Nature with flowers that reflect… Read more »