On the second day of Fleurop Interflora World Cup competition, the designers were asked to undertake two live task which they could prepare at home. First- a revolutionary bouquet 100% Hand-tied. The second assigment of the day was all about creating a 100% organic workpiece that is free of floral foam, wire, or metal.
It was another day with amazing floral design work.. Where the competitors fought to get a spot into the finals. Only ten would make it to the next day....
Flowerweb worked directly with the organisation to make sure we not only show you the end results but also a spep by step from start to finish. We interviewed the competitors to tell us the stories behind the creations and techniques used
Below you can see the works results from Ni Zhi Xiang.
Day 2: Second competition task: 100% hand-tied
The second task requires the creation of a revolutionary bouquet that is striking, unique, and never before seen in a time limitof 1 hour.
It's vertical, it's a stroke, so that already is very different. It reflects new life coming out of the tree.
I've picked flowers that represent life in the tree.The beans are the pregnant mothers, and the flowers are their children that were born.
To my mother because shows life, and the ability to give life to many other plants, which is basically what moms can do for their children.
Day 2: Third competition task: 100% organic
Task three relates to freedom by reduction. All of the contestants are required to avoid using any materials that are not recyclable. This is all about creating a 100% organic workpiece that is free of floral foam, wire, or metal.
I used cardboard, leaves, roots, cole. Technique: I've constructed two layers, in between its transparent which is the name of my piece. It shows that the surface doesn't show everyhting, and I've made this to show what's underneath.
The theme is really good, I think in the future all florists should make their pieces with only organic materials, it's a trend which is becoming more and more important.
Support (Ni Zhixiang) 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.
Just go to www.sqiffer.com/fleurop and follow the steps.
Video day 2
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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