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The Power of One emc alumni emc core program emc designer floral design floral education inspiration Nov 28, 2022

Focus on one single flower

Advanced Class task to enhance our student's design abilities

Floral design is the art of communicating emotions through flowers. The entire EMC curriculum is built on this concept. It is a place where designers get to grow in their capabilities to engage people...

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5000 Alexandra Farms Roses in an installation? emc community floral design floral education inspiration Nov 22, 2022

Use of exclusive flowers explained

A design by Tomas De Bruyne

That’s a fair question! For any regular day florist, the works of large scale installations are sometimes hard to comprehend simply because you’ve never had the chance to experience the making of one. And most of us...

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Meet the EMC Team emc alumni emc designer emc team floral design floral education inspiration Nov 11, 2022

Portrait of a designer 

EMC Coach, Dalia Bartolotti is an inspiration for us all

Floral design was not Dalia Bortolotti’s original first choice of career.  She has always been interested in flowers and gardening, but that was really as far as it went until there was a crash in...

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Design and Critiques series emc alumni emc community emc designer floral design floral education Nov 07, 2022

Design and Critique enfolds

With EMC Alumni bringing growth and gorgeous designs to the table

EMC already started and we're well into our 4th month of the “Design and Critique” program, designed especially for our Alumni. It is a program that you can read more about here and it is...

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Let's discover! emc team floral design inspiration trends Nov 05, 2022

Growing the ultimate bridal rose

The story of Alexandra Farms nursery

Alexandra Farms is a famous boutique grower, located in the incredibly fertile savanna of Bogotá, high in the Andes Mountains of Colombia. The garden roses and David Austin varieties from Alexandra Farms are...

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Design with intention emc alumni emc designer floral design inspiration Nov 02, 2022

Floral creations serving a theme 

The art of design blends with photography in the work of EMC Alumni

A theme is not the same as the subject of a work.  Themes are similar but also different from motifs in that themes are ideas conveyed by the...

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Inspirational techniques emc designer floral design floral education inspiration techniques and mechanics Oct 25, 2022

What can you find in the EDGE fanzine?

EMC Teachers presenting designs focused on one technique

fanzine is a publication produced by enthusiasts of a particular cultural phenomenon for the pleasure of others who share their interest.

Our phenomenon is called floral design and if...

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Meet the EMC team emc alumni emc designer emc team floral education Oct 21, 2022

Flowers can change your life!

With Gina Thresher, EMC Teacher

Gina is a vivacious, bubbly, and talented floral designer based in Seattle. She is involved mainly in wedding and events floristry at the moment, along with online teaching and a wide range of workshops that she runs in her studio and...

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Editorial by Tomas De Bruyne floral design floral education Oct 14, 2022

Nurture the novice attitude within you

How does this contribute to your growth as a floral designer?

When we speak of the novice, are we referring to children or artists? My perception is neither of the two, as it speaks of them both, as different creative...

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Meet the EMC Team emc alumni emc designer emc team inspiration Oct 11, 2022

When creative growth and passion for flowers meet up

Rebecca Raymond - portrait of an EMC Teacher

Rebecca lives on an island in the Pacific Northwest, where she has built up her highly rated weddings and events business, making her one of the most sought-after and respected floral designers in...

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Photography insight emc community floral education inspiration Sep 27, 2022

How to enhance your floral design photography?

One on one with professional photographer Alex Mateiu

The Circle Community is a space of learning where everyone involved can contribute, either with questions or answers, ideas or new concepts, by encouraging others or by being active.

A while ago,...

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Emerge into the world of bridal flowers emc alumni emc core program emc designer floral design floral education Sep 04, 2022

EMC inspiration

Learning from the past to focus on the future

As unique as her personality, the floral design is the most intimate accessory a bride wears on her big day.

And the internet has a tone of references as to what bridal flowers mean to the newly wed, but what does it mean...

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