My name is Leopoldo Gomez I'm a passionate florist that find in teaching my real passion, sharing the knowledge is so important for me because very few people do it just for the pleasure to share, 2 years ago I started my own school in Mexico City named Centro de Arte Floral, that is educational partner of the EMC program with Tomas De Bruyne. This year I have been selected to represent Mexico, my country, on the next Americas Cup 2016 that is the floral art cup of the continent. This year I participate on the floral art book Formidable Florist that will be ready on September of this year, that is a recopilation of 25 of the most important florist all around the world and 5 new florist that they think that can be there in the future, of course Im one of the new ones.More
My name is Hanneke Frankema, I have worked with flowers for more than 10 years now. Since June 2006, I have been running my own flowershop in Sneek (Holland). The shop is called "Bloembinderij Valentijn". It is a rather large and exclusive shop, well known in the surroundings. Our targetgroup is the high end client segment.More
Frequently referred to by the media as ‘the floral artist of his generation’, Joseph Massie (26) is widely regarded as one of Europe’s top floral artists.
Whilst experiencing humbling international success, his achievements were proudly echoed on home soil, winning seventeen national & international competitions and awards, including five consecutive RHS Gold Medals – and four Best in Show awards – at the world renown RHS Chelsea Flower Show (‘09/’10/’11/’12/’13). Joseph is the youngest person ever to achieve this feat.
When your decorating a palace of a sjeik you need to apply a different kind of styling than when you are decorating a showroom, the concept of a novelty is developed in a different way than a flower stand at the Keukenhof. This letterly is the limitness of possibilities within my work. My strength is my diversity and to be able to develope a concept with commercial value.More
My name is Karin Pasman and I am Dutch Champion floristry 2010. I get inspired by plant materials, and I like to work with it. I love to make arrangements, try new things, But my biggest passion is to experiment and to develop new designs. At this moment in life I work as a professional teacher, I give DFA and ADFA courses to adults, it is a great way of sharing my knowledge and passionMore
Nicky Markslag entered the flower designing profession following her training at the College of Horticultural Further Education in Aalsmeer. After that she followed also different trainings to complete her master-designing. Important moments in her career include giving courses in the Netherlands for groups of foreign florists and teachers and demonstrations and workshops .She runs courses at her business Het Bloemtheater and teaches classes for the Professional Florist Training Course and the Florist Advanced Training Course and other foreign groups. She was head designer of the big rose show (2000 m2) on the Floriade. Also she is one of the trenddesigners for the Keukenhof, one of hollands most famousness flower parks.More