It was an exiting first day of Fleurop Interflora World Cup competition. All competitors had to do two tasks. Starting of with a surprize item in the morning and in the afternoon the first task the competitors had prepared beforehand. Titled, ‘100% Personal’.
Flowerweb and it team was right there and worked with the organisation to make sure we not only show you the end results but also the story behind the creations and techniques used told by the competitors themselves.
Below you can see the results from cpmetitor Shauna Larsen from Australia
On our Fleurop - Interflora event page you can see the floral designs from the other competitors.
All contestants were given a surprise assignment which was called "100% Dianthus". They had 4 hours preperation time and 90 minutes time to actually finish the assigment with flowers.
The main ingredients of this assigment:
All competitors recieved the same metal construction.
The main focus in the overall design should be on Dianthus flowers.All competitors were free to use as many of the provided materials as they want.
I like carnations very much and it was challenging to bring it into this assignment. A flower that we use every day into this ‘secret’ work. I loved it.
Day 1: First competition task: 100% personal
The first World Cup task is all about the personality of the finalists. Free of the compulsion to observe rules or conventions, the individual work pieces should reflect the different facets of their characters.
This design shows an eclectic mix of horticultural material sourced from around the world. It has a gentle colour scheme but it is matched with the strength of the supporting base. The use of contrasts is an important part of my designing.
The techniques used consists of drilling, wire binding and tatami. The wire binding takes the most time as each strand must be placed beside the next for a clean and professional finish.
It is the importance of being free to Create. Creating new friendships, relationships, creation of artistic endeavors. The joy of having choices in all parts of our lives is what makes us truly free.
Support (designer name) via de "SUPPORT SELFIE" APP
Fleurop-Interflora & Flowerweb have created a special "SUPPORT SELFIE APP" so everyone can show support for their favourite competitors. Whether they are at home or able to come to the event. It works very easy: You can use your computer, ipad or smartphone to upload a picture wit small text. Which will be uploaded automatically on a big screen at the event. So all competitors can see the friend’s, family and fans supporting them. It works very easy.
Video from day one
The host of the Fleurop-Interflora World Cup 2015 is Fleurop AG. Fleurop in Germany is a company of professional florists and is a stock corporation based in Berlin. The shareholders are exclusively Fleurop partner florists who operate qualified floristry businesses offering the services of Fleurop.
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