It’s a yearly miracle, when parts of the Earth awaken from their wintry slumber and erupt in a kaleidoscope of color.
Calvin Klein Collection’s Madison Avenue flagship has installed an exclusive floral shop with artist Lauren Messelian.
Marni is bringing a splash of color to Milan Fashion Week this fall with a pop-up flower market.
New fragrance by the house of Gucci, named Flora by Gucci, aims at young customers and it was inspired by a floral motive. The name comes from their “iconic” floral print Flora which was first revealed on a Gucci scarf back in in 1966 for the royal Princess Grace. Flora is, after Gucci by Gucci, … Continued
Japanese designer Shige Hasegawa has created the Hana Table, which he will be exhibiting at the SaloneSatellite event during the 2009 Milan Furniture Fair. “Hana” actually means flower in Japanese, which is pretty clearly the inspiration for this table. Inspired by origami, the Hana table is constructed from five flower pedal-shaped plywood legs which collectively … Continued
Barcelonaâ€™s new wholesale flower market â€” Mercabarna-Flor â€” near the Barcelona International Airport was designed by Willy Muller Architects. The most striking features of the new market are the multi-faceted angular roof structure and the multi-colored outer shell inspired by an aerial view of flower fields in full bloom. Source
With the game Flower, Jenova Chen and the developers at thatgamecompany wanted to create a dreamland that players could escape to. The result is a colorful, efflorescent downloadable game for Sony’s PlayStation 3 that plants players in the role of the wind, transforming bleak landscapes into verdant ones. [vimeo 3244985 468 260]
Lighting up the street, these plastic flowers and bushes are coated and molded with special glow paint. Created by Pent Talvet & Kristian Paljasma, these special paints called “Luminaarparaad” absorb the solar energy during the day and thus glow at night.
SICIS has released a brilliant â€œFlower Powerâ€ glass tiles collection that are certainly worth a look for an upcoming redesign that classy bathroom of yours. A whole wall can become a work of art, with a floor to ceiling pattern of flowers. Or, you can use the tiles to highlight certain areas such as the … Continued
The bouquet, called â€œThien hoa bach ngocâ€ (Thousands of flowers, hundreds of gemstones) was created by craftsmen from DOJI Gems & Trade JSC and LyLy Flower Supermarket in Hanoi. It consists of white roses, white lilies, white orchids, moonflowers, the root of a 100-year-old ficus, several kinds of stones, paints, feathers and gemstones, including 90 … Continued
In Guangdong, China, the Shenzhen Nongke Group, involved in agricultural science research, grew an orchid in 2005. An anonymous buyer at an auction bid 1.68 million yuan for this orchid. It’s roughly $202,000 USD and that’s just how much the world’s most expensive flower sold for.