On 15th - 16th Dec, 2017 global floral design trend forum “Sharing and Future” by masters will be hosted by the biggest and most advanced Chinese floral design school COHIM FLOWER SCHOOL in Beijing where 12 well-known florists from China, Japan, the Netherlands, Belgium, UK, Hungary, Poland will gather. The topic will be how do they florists feel about floral design at the beginning and expectations of their future career development. This will be a sharing and discussion forum focusing on “Global Modern Floral Design and Eastern Aesthetic Value”.
The fabulous floral design banquet is not only gathering all the floral design elites in the floristry from all over the world, but also building a good platform for designers from western countries and eastern countries to communicate about the modern floral design culture, to share the global change and development in the floristry, to discuss further more about the trend of future development in the floristry, and to advocate global florists to get inspired from the wide point of view and design language for the purpose of increasing creativity and commercial dynamics
MEET THE FLORISTS
Piet is the senior expert of global flower trading business and observer of global floral design trend. At present, Piet is engaged in the development of “G-fresh”. He has built up the collaborative connection among florists, flower growers, flower business retailers and flower wholesalers. At the same time, he and his business partner Alison who is well-known floral media have established the global floral organization named Floral Fundamental in the floristry, focusing on exploration of the future trend and the expectation of floral design.
Tomas De Bruyne is recognized as the top floral master and the European floral design educational expert in the world. The EMC created by him has the deep influence to European florists. Now Tomos likes to travel the world and shares his expertise and creativity to present fabulous designs, so many of his famous commercial works and floral project works can be found all over the world.
She is the chief Asian representative of British David Austin Rose and exchange scholar in the global floristry. As the senior promoter of Asian floristry into the world, KAZUYO ASAYAMA has entered every part of the global floral design industry, and she has learnt about all the supplying channels of all kinds of flowers and how the terminal of flowers operate from Europe to Asia and the Netherlands to Japan.
Regine is the art director of the biggest international floral design celebration event “Fleuramour” in the beautiful castle in Alden Biesen and from "Wintermoments with flowers" in Bruges. She can speak many different languages and devote herself to communication in the different floral design cultures. She is an outstanding commercial floral event planner, floral design culture promotion expert and senior floral design media. She has her own flowershop for 20 years! That gives her the advantage to see floral events through the eyes of the designer!
Robbie is from London, UK. He is recognized as the most popular contemporary style florist. He has the insight of the fashion and he can always make the creative works with high quality, which makes him famous in the high-end commercial floral design field. Robbie is not only a successful commercial florist, but also a global floral design educational expert. He has many students and fans from different countries such as USA,UK, Korea and China.
He is the champion of Europa Cup 2016. He is the new generation of floral creation artist and the global popular floral design genius loved by floral social medias all over the world.
Tomasz Max Kuczynski comes from Poland. He is the young generation representative of outstanding florists and one of the member of Tomas De Bruyne’s team. He is engaged in commercial floral design field and art floral design field. He is not only a Poland floral design champion but also an outstanding flower shop operator. Tomasz is good at applying art floral design to different commercial fields. His works are very creative and astonishing and get highly appreciated in the floristry.
SOGETSU is the fast developed and widespread influential modern ikebana now in Japan, which is recognized as “Eastern Floral Design Picasso”. SOGETSU is not limited in the traditional Japanese Style. They advocate to express the free creation in the design, more than floral shape. Since it can let the work stand out. Just because they can combine all the elements from the popular modern art and fashion, therefore they can enter the world stage and have lots of fans of their fashion floral performance.
Mo is the inheritor of traditional Chinese drama art, the researcher of traditional Chinese art at Beijing Art Institute and also a well-known natural style florist in China. Her work with strong individual characteristics integrates traditional Chinese aesthetics into modern design philosophy, making her to be the new generation of floral design artist with the strong innovation and creativity in China. In addition, she has been dedicated to researching the new form of stage performance, integrating traditional Chinese drama art into modern floral design, and exploring the new form of modern eastern floral design.
Zhaoran Meng (CHINA)
Zhaoran Meng is an unique and creative florist of plant installation art. He established “MENG FLORA” brand which is the most well-known commercial floral
design brand in China. Zhaoran Meng is the florist with strong social responsibility and the young generation representative in the China’s floristry. At present, he has set up online flower market named “MF”, providing the high quality materials and service support for Chinese florists, for the purpose of seeking the significant reform and development of China’s floristry.
Lianying Wang (CHINA)
As a representative inheritor of China Intangible Cultural Heritage “Traditional Flower Arrangement Art”, Lianying Wang takes the important and authoritative position in Chinese flower planting and flower arrangement industry. Now she serves as the president of Peony Branch of China Flower Association, the president of Beijing Flower Arrangement Institute and the honorary president of China Association of Flower Arrangement Art. She has led the research team to make significant achievements in the research of Chinese Traditional Flower Arrangement Art, established China Association of Flower Arrangement Art, China Training Center of Flower Arrangement Art and also set up the education system of Chinese Flower Arrangement Art, which has a profound influence to Chinese floristry and has established the foundation of Chinese modern flower arrangement development.