We are halfway through our Peony Project Master Class Series and as a result FlowerSchool NY has been looking especially beautiful! Shane Connolly kicked off our Peony Project Series on April 20th with a beautiful design of seasonal lilac, huge cherry blossoms and gardenia peonies. The studio was awash with purple blooms and smells of Spring. Shane also taught students his coveted method of... Read more »
FlowerSchool NY is proud to be featured in EdLab, a research, design, and development unit at Teachers College, Columbia University. “FlowerSchool New York has been responsible of over a hundred floral businesses around the globe by giving students tools and techniques they need to flourish. Students hail from every corner of the world and... Read more »
FlowerSchool New York is thrilled to announce we are heading west to the sunny skies of Los Angeles, and will be introducing FlowerSchool LA this summer! We look forward to collaborating with talented West Coast designers, sharing the New York aesthetic, and meeting new floral enthusiasts. Until then, Join us on May 21st at the... Read more »
There is still room in this exciting trip to Holland! During this six-day excursion, FlowerSchool will be immersed in the history and beauty of florals with the Amsterdam cityscape as our backdrop.
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THE ART AND BUSINESS OF EVENT PLANNING WITH LOULIE WALKER, LOULIE WALKER EVENTS, INC. July 25th – July 29th In this five day series with Loulie Walker, founder of Loulie Walker Events, students will learn the art and business of event planning. This series will include planning lessons and tools for corporate events, weddings and... Read more »
We completed another beautiful Event Design Series with Meredith Perez of Belle Fleur and our Spring Professional Program students last week. The course began with Meredith’s inspiring lecture the first day detailing all the specifics of running a floral event design business. The students shopped for and designed their “weddings” the second day, with a beautiful set... Read more »
We launched our new perfume program, “Guild to Glove,” by having Maestro Fabio Luisi teach a class. Mr. Luisi is the principal conductor at the Metropolitan Opera as well as General Music Director of the Zurich Opera. In addition to his conducting work, he is a perfumer who creates scents in his laboratory overlooking Central... Read more »
When I asked Sullivan Owen to teach a Master Class in the Art in Flowers series, her response was quick, “How about Edgar Degas and his sculptural lines – they are very much like branches.” I’d always thought of Degas and his paintings and drawings of dancers from the ballet, but I never thought of... Read more »
In Shane Connolly’s Master Class featuring the English painter, JMW Turner, the focus was on light and texture as interpreted through flower design. That nature speaks to the heart and souls of great artists is evident in the way Turner perceived the changes in the light around him. One of the most important influences was... Read more »
When Shane planned to come to New York to teach a few classes for us, I had to ask him if he would do a Downton Abbey class for us. Who else could I ask who would be able to carry off a table in the correct Edwardian Style, but Shane Connolly who was so... Read more »
For those of us who admired Kate Middleton’s bridal bouquet from her wedding to Prince William, Shane Connolly’s White Wedding class was a delight. We were able to recreate a bouquet similar to hers, delicate and detailed, under the watchful eye of the designer who designed the original. We only lacked Westminster Abbey and Lily... Read more »