Floral Design Books

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    A Master Guide to the Art of Floral Design

    A Master Guide to the Art of Floral Design is a fresh new approach to an ancient art, one in which the flower itself is the ultimate teacher of color, form, composition, and every other aspect of design. Exquisite photography and illustrations combine with thoughtful, clear text to reveal the grace of flowers-first pictured alone in nature, and then beautifully arranged in designs reflecting both contemporary and more traditional styles.

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    Flowers: The Book of Floral Design

    Fresh flowers in your home add a deeply personal touch, whether you prefer a simple bouquet of sweet peas on your nightstand or an elegant arrangement of lilies in the foyer. Malcolm Hilliers book Flowers may well be the ultimate guide to floral design for both professionals and novices; the photography is beautiful, the tools and techniques are explained in detail, and the unusual A-to-Z plant directory will have you swooning with delight.

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    Creative Flower Arranging: Floral Design for Home and Flower Show

    Step-by-step instructions, line drawings, and many color photographs provide examples of successful arrangements. These are used to define essential qualities of shape, line, texture, negative space, color, and the rhythm created by the sum total of an arrangements parts. Other elemental principles of design--dominance and contrast, proportion, and size and scale--are described in terms of how they pertain to flower arranging.

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    The Art of Floral Design

    In-depth and illustrated in full color, it offers comprehensive information on the principles and mechanics of flower arranging, basic flower anatomy, and arrangement styles for all occasions. This well-written text combines theory and practice to familiarize readers with the basics and guide them through more advanced floral techniques. This book is sure to remain on your reference shelf throughout your career in floral design.