Floral installations are not only a spectacle to behold but are also a portrayal of great artistry in both abstract and clear forms. Check out these ten amazing floral installations that were a stunning and collosal presentation of floral art.
Floating Flower Garden
Displayed in Japan's capital Tokyo, the "Floating Flower Garden was an immersive, interactive installation of blossoming vegetation. Visitors entered the room filled with floating flowers. But as you approach them the flowers rise into the air, creating an air bubble within the dense forest. Multiple visitors could walk around through the installation at the same time as the flowers move away from them and surround them. Think of it as Rain Room but with flowers. The Floating Flower Garden was a project by TeamLab, a Japanese art collective of “ultra-technologists” lead by Toshiyuki Inoko.
Dior’s Floral Mountain at the Louvre for Paris Fashion Week
A team of 100 florists working around the clock, 400,000 stalks of blue Delphinium flowers and 40 tons of sawed lawn, was what it took to construct this 60 metres wide and 59 foot high man-made hill covered in gleaming blue sat on Cour Carrée, the oldest courtyard at the Louvre. The 'dome' was the stage for Dior's presentation during the 2015 Paris Fashion Week.
A Carpet Made of Over 600,000 Flowers
This amazing carpet formed with over 600,000 flowers is an annual specatcle at the Grand-Place in the Belgian city of Brussels. The carpet is created by a hundred volunteers who assemble it in just 4 hours. Visitors to the great Grand-Place get a chance to enjoy the fragrant scent of the begonias and admire its details. This extraordinary spectacle is made complete by a visit to the balcony of the Town Hall, which offers a wide-angle view of the work.
30 meter long flower carpet welcomes Worldcup visitors
During the Fleurop-Interflora World Cup 2015, Fleurops Young Wild Guns who were the German Ambassadors for the event, came together to create a 30 meter long flower carpet to welcome visitors coming in for the world cup. The floral carpet was created on an airfield of the former Tempelhof Airport in Berlin.
Emirates A380 replica in full bloom at Dubai Miracle Garden
The floral installation took in more than 500,000 fresh flowers and plants, but when in full bloom, the aircraft structure would have as many as 5 million flowers and weigh over 100 tonnes. According to Emirates, the take-off weight of an actual A380 is 575 tonnes.
A hanging Spring Garden at Bikini Berlin
Rebecca Louise Law, a London based floral artist constructed the elaborate garden that was suspended in the air in a colourful mash of 30,000 live flowers. This marvelous creation was at the atrium of Germany's Bikini Berlin. Held up using copper wire, the floral 'garden' tangled in fantasy fashion above those entering the store.
45 million blooms - Behold the Dubai Miracle Garden
With 45 million blooming flowers, the Garden is a floral paradise stretching 72,000 sqm, and holds the Guinness Book of Records title for largest vertical garden. The garden which opened in 2013 is situated in the North West Quadrant of Arabian Ranches interchange. Dubai Miracle Gardens opens seasonally, and every time emerges with newer displays.
Floral chandeliers by Dennis Kneepkens
Dance festivals aren't what you typically think of being a place filled with flowers. That's exactly why floral and interior designer Dennis Kneepkens decided to think outside of the box when he pitched his idea at dance festival Mysteryland. Following the Carmen Miranda theme that year and taking inspiration from main sponsor MasterCard, the designer decided to create tropical yellow/orange chandeliers. An estimated 100.000 guests were able to see the 2,5 meter diameter spheres and dance beneath them all night long.
Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red
To mark 100 years since Britain’s participation in World War 1, ceramic artist Paul Cummins and stage designer Tom Piper conceived of a staggering installation of ceramic poppies planted in the famous dry moat around the Tower of London. Titled “Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red,” the final work will consist of 888,246 red ceramic flowers—each representing a British or Colonial military fatality—that flow through grounds around the tower.
A Waterlily Pond project
Husband and Wife team of Natasha Lisitsa and Daniel Schultz of the Waterlily Pond, an art studio in San Francisco, are known for their colossal floral installations that are artistic and aesthetically pleasing.