Issue Release Date JAN 18, 2010
Issue 52 of Fusion Flowers magazine released on the 18th January is our Winter/Spring 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
We kick off with an extract from Invitations II the latest book by floristry superstar Daniel Ost showing some of his spectacular event design work. What a start to the New Year!Our world famous team of experts have devised 7 step-by-step designs to inspire you for the season ahead, some of which will improve your technical skills. So there's something for the beginner right through to Master level!
Indonesia's Andy Djati Utomo leads the way with his amazing Valentine's Day bridal bouquet; from Singapore Damien Koh uses a traditional mechanic to create a romantic dinner setting; Louise Kjśr Graakjśr reveals a highly original technique in her'plate design'; Norway's own Kristin Voreland returns with an amazing design that 'rocks' and German Brigitte Heinrichs shows that freestanding arrangements are possible!
New to Fusion Flowers American John Hosek (one of the designers of the flowers at the Oscars) shares a clever idea for creating place settings or even table centerpieces. Also new to the team, Australian Richard Go explains why you should always keep your eyes open when you're walking the dog!
We also have features on a number of exhibitions and shows in this issue too. From Australia we go behind the scenes at the Flora Australis event to see the mechanics behind Gregor Lerschi's designs; from The Netherlands we look at more ideas and new flowers from the Flora Holland's expo and from Essen some inspiration from previous shows. As if that wasn't enough, we report on the Nordic Championships held in Denmark where Finland won for the first time.
Life3 are back (Per Benjamin - Sweden, Max van de Sluis - The Netherlands and Tomas De Bruyne - Belgium) and we have an extract from their latest step-by-step book - Table Arrangements.
We also have all our regular features and book recommendations AND the entry form for the first ever Fusion Flowers International Floral Design Competition where the winner takes home the title and £1,000 ...So don't delay - subscribe today to make sure you don't miss out on any of these treats.