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23 Jul 2021

By Steve Jacobson

floral design dayFlowers are seen in every aspect of history. They have played a supporting role in our traditions, our cultures and our artwork. There are descriptions of floral elements in ancient Egyptian burial ceremonies; Greek mythology includes flowers in legends of the gods and goddesses. In the Victorian era, flowers represented a secret forbidden language between paramours; and artists as diverse as Monet, Van Gogh and O'Keefe have immortalized flowers in masterpieces.


No one will deny that a wild bouquets of fresh picked flowers has inherent beauty. But the art of floral design takes the aesthetic beauty of flowers to a whole new level, utilizing artistic elements of composition, texture, line, balance and color to create an unforgettable arrangement. National Floral Design Day, celebrated on February 28, was established to remember Carl Rittners, a floral expert known as the father of floral design education. Rittners' School of Floral Design in Boston is famous for training florists to elevate flower designs from common to exquisite.

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Flowers are naturally gorgeous just as they grow, but the experts at French Florist are passionate about creating inspired bouquets that are better classified as a living work of art.

floral design day

If you love the idea of a masterpiece made of orchids, lilies or hydrangea ' celebrate Floral Design Day in a personal way by asking our experts to create a unique, one-of-a-kind bouquet just for you! Choose your budget, style or favorite flower, and let us get to work on your masterpiece.


At French Florist, we are dedicated to the arrangement of flowers ' no matter the variety, be it daisy or lily ' into an original piece of art. If you have a special occasion, or a loved one who deserves a compelling and gorgeous surprise, come into our Los Angeles shop to discuss the artistry of flowers.


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