Monthly Archives: January 2016

Exquisite Paper Flowers with Livia Cetti-January 8, 2016

Livia Cetti’s second class for us on January 8th was a wonderland of exquisitely detailed paper peonies made from her hand-dyed selection of delicate papers. As you can see from the photographs, the flowers all turned out to be magically realistic, almost ethereal in their blended colors.  Each petal was meticulously wired into the base… Read more »

FSNY Master Florist Lewis Miller’s first book to release March 15, 2016!

Lewis Miller, our most painterly of Master Teachers, will be launching his first book, “Styling Nature: A Master Approach to Floral Arrangements,” published by Rizzoli on March 15th this year. You can preorder the book now on or wait to buy a copy at your local bookstore. We are very excited to see his… Read more »

The Art of Flowers: Olivier Giugni Interprets Piet Mondrian-Jan 28th!

“In his best known paintings from the 1920s, Mondrian reduced his shapes to lines and rectangles and his palette to fundamental basics. His use of asymmetrical balance and a simplified pictorial vocabulary were crucial in the development of modern art, and his iconic abstract works remain influential in design and familiar in popular culture to… Read more »

Flowers in the Romantic Garden Style with Laura Dowling-Feb 4th!

This Master Class will feature the loose, sumptuous French look in flowers that resulted in Laura Dowling winning the White House job in 2009, when she beat out hundreds of applicants for the coveted Chief Florist position. Having studied with Christian Tortu and other distinguished European designers, she is known for developing a unique signature… Read more »

The Art of Flowers Series: Matthew Robbins Interprets Fernando Botero-Jan 14th!

The Art of Flowers Series returns to FlowerSchool New York pairing the great artists with our talented florists! In this Master Class, Matthew Robbins will present a tribute to the Colombian artist Fernando Botero. Matthew has been traveling through South and Central America collecting locally made textiles as well as his own deep cultural impressions from… Read more »