Master Florist Emily Pinon will highlight specific flower pairings with a unique vessel to create a distinguished design and demonstrate how container styles should work with your overall floral design. Do not miss the opportunity to expand your vision and create a contemporary floral arrangement! All levels welcome!
The Conditioning Lab is a simulated design studio experience where students spend the entire day conditioning flowers for up and coming projects. Student will learn the best workflow to process flowers including how to check-in materials, prepping containers and conditioning different varieties of flowers depending on their needs and time of use.
This day-long field trip will help students visualize the techniques and trends of the floral industry. Here, students will visit different flower shop models in terms of size, design focus and specialties. The tour will highlight different workflow methods and atmospheres a business owner can evoke in their shop. The tour will stop at a local bistro for lunch.
The Beginners Open Studios are for people interested in floral design who want to try working with flowers and learn some very helpful tips and tricks. This studio class provides the opportunity to create a beautiful, seasonal arrangement while learning professional design basics. This is a great way to introduce yourself to the world of floral design, and take your creation home with you!
In this three-day course, students learn the full process of creating the overall floral design for a wedding. Students begin with creating storyboards, receive instruction in conducting consultations and creating proposals, how to purchase floral product and finally, creating the mock-execution of the event’s designs. Each student is required to develop their own wedding floral designs based on specific client requests and finishes with a mockup table decor and presentation to the “client.” This is a great opportunity for students to practice event production with specific client requests, budgets and of course, flowers.
Welcome to the Flower Shop Series! This two-day series will take students through the workflow of running and owning a flower shop in a simulated environment. Our production management program is intended for students who are interested in working in a flower shop, wrapping orders beautifully for delivery, managing workflows and having an authentic flower shop design experience. If you are interested in working toward a career as a florist, while being coached by seasoned professionals, or just enjoy making beautiful, lush floral designs, then this two-day program is for you.
In this class students with work through the stages of planning a funeral using flowers as the medium to soothe and comfort the bereaved. Reviewing funeral traditions and treatments from around the world, this class will focus on the meaning of sympathy flowers in a non-cliched approach. Demonstrating how flowers can send a powerful message during a difficult time. Students will learn how to decorate a funeral wreath and casket spray using seasonal flowers.
Photographs of floral designs can often be the only record of a beautiful design or concept. In this workshop students will learn how to take a professional still life photo using a traditional SLR camera and their iPhone, as well as learn how good photos impacts marketing, branding and client outreach.
FlowerSchool New York will join Bunch of Flowers in Mexico City to teach our NYSED Wedding Design & Tablescaping Series and Advanced Design Series from November 5th – 8th, 2019. To register for these programs in Mexico City, email Bunch of Flowers at: firstname.lastname@example.org
FlowerSchool New York is pleased to announce our third travel trip to vibrant Mexico City in 2020! This year we will not only host a private workshop at Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul, and eat at one of the world’s best restaurants, Pujol, but we will also visit the enchanting, colonial-era city, San Miguel de Allende. Stay Tuned for more details on this very special trip!
FlowerSchool New York is pleased to announce our 10th annual trip to Holland! During this six-day excursion, led by Executive Director Calvert Crary, FlowerSchool participants will be immersed in the history and beauty of Dutch culture and florals with the Amsterdam cityscape and Aalsmeer countryside as our backdrops.