This book was published in 2018 and features 60 breathtaking floral artworks, created by 14 accomplished Asian designers, is organized by the tactile inspirations of wood, fabric, paper and metal.
Prominently featured are compositions by the three lead designers – Greg Lum, AIFD, EMC; Jeanne Ha, AIFD; and Lily Chan, AIFD, EMC – which range from simple linear designs to large, dramatic and complex contemporary displays.
Pink floral “wreath” by Jeanne Ha AIFD
Here is a small tidbit about one of these featured artists from the book:
Jeanne Ha, AIFD
Based in the Washington, D.C. metro area, Park Florist is one of the oldest florists in the Washington, DC Metro area, located in Old Town Takoma Park since 1935. Owners Jeanne and Dennis Ha are carrying on its legacy every day with their enthusiasm and commitment. From her Facebook page about the book: “Jeanne’s new book “Asian Allure” will showcase her floral designs inspired by her Korean heritage as well as her Asian groove. ”
Jeanne Ha, AIFD with floral covered Koinobori (鯉のぼり), meaning “carp streamer” in Japanese, are carp-shaped windsocks traditionally flown in Japan to celebrate a national holiday: Children’s Day (Kodomo no Hi, 子供の日).