The Art of Floral Design

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Cengage Learning, Jun 25, 2013 - Science - 592 pages
Since its first appearance, The Art of Floral Design has become the definitive standard in teaching design techniques. 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.
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Textbook for Floral Design I & II and reference

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This book is excellent for the beginning floral designer. It teaches everything a design student needs to know about floral design its history theory and practical use. It covers nomenclature and ... Read full review

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This is the best book for quickly getting up to speed on everything floral related. The book is easy to read and includes great illustrations. This is the standard book used in a first course about the floral industry and floral design. For more information about floral coolers or floral walk-in coolers, please visit 


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