Issue Release Date JUL 18, 2009
Issue 49 of Fusion Flowers magazine released on the 18th July is our late summer edition however it is no longer available in print format but you can still be inspired by our DIGITAL version which is available via pocketmags
Elemental – the story sent to us by Natasha Lisitsa is the lead story in this issue. Natasha is the owner of the Waterlily Pond Studio in San Francisco and they created the amazing entrance design to the Bouquets into Art 25th anniversary celebration in San Francisco. Fresh from her latest trip to Germany, our own Sue Phillips reports on her first visit to Gregor Lersch’s amazing studio and garden and about the annual international pilgrimage that is known as 5 Days, 5 Stories. Geert Pattyn was the second tutor at the Interflora seminar held on the beautiful Greek island of Crete. In our second report from the seminar, we take a look at his remarkable approach to the use of foliage and some of the land art created by students.
It’s that time of year again when we pay a visit to the world-famous Chelsea Flower Show. Our first report covers the competition to find the RHS Chelsea Florist of the Year – Neil Whittaker and the RHS Young Chelsea Florist of the Year – Joe Massie. We also report on the NAFAS Gold award winning stand and the work of Zita Elze, a Brazilian florist now based in London who’s taking the floristry world by storm!
Australian Mark Pampling explains how using clay can create an interesting base of arrangements; Denmark’s Louise Kjær Graakjær takes a florist’s approach to using – lentils in design; new to Fusion Flowers magazine, Indonesian Andy Djati Utomo reveals how he created a handbag design for a bride using pine needles as a base; Germany’s Brigitte Heinrichs shows you how to use glassware for an arrangement that sparkles; from the UK Eileen Avery-Scott returns with an idea that incorporates an embellishing technique made on a sewing machine into her arrangement and we welcome Joe Massie, fresh from his recent successes, with a step-by-step design using floral foam to create a container.
Jo Read returns and takes time out to investigate what the educators think about the financial downturn and we take a look at some of the world’s best educational establishments and learn what they have to offer.
Not to mention all our regular features….
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