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Winter designs emc alumni floral design inspiration trends Dec 22, 2022

Inspiration from EMC designers

2022 trends interpreted in winter designs

As the end of 2022 approaches we celebrate the diversity and the beauty of individuality in floral design, as this blog dives into winter as a source of inspiration, with four amazing EMC designers from Israel, China,...

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Roundtables in the Circle Community emc alumni emc community emc designer floral design floral education inspiration Dec 18, 2022

Inspirational talks

A blog on growth, inspiration and floral design with EMC Coaches

The EMC coaches taking part in this inaugural round table discussion are Diana Toma from Romania but now living in Belgium; Jorge Uribe from Colombia, now living in the USA; and Francisca Pérez...

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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 Bortolotti 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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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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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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Big events - a source of inspiration emc designer floral design floral education Aug 30, 2022

Learning on a different scale

Floral project designed by Tomas De Bruyne for PWC Belgium

This short clip was taken during the execution of a floral installation designed by Tomas De Bruyne. The client was PWC Belgium on the occasion of the inauguration of their new headquarter building, a...

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