My inspiration for this design was New York City, which is all about extremes. With so many people living here from around the world, different styles come together to create layers of visual information, and everyone is constantly trying to make a statement. For a lush bouquet in a cheerful color palette, I chose a tall black cylinder, which is sleek and modern. The glass often catches some reflections of light, making it less severe. Flowers range in size and shape, from the large heads of the peonies to the ethereal sweet peas. All of these contrasting elements play together graciously, and also represent the transition from the cold of winter to joyful springtime.
“Growing up in Venezuela, where everything is all about vibrant and bold color, I loved to draw and paint. Now, as a professional floral designer in New York, I believe that spaces and vases have become my new canvas.” – Oscar Mora
Produced by Abby Braswell | Photos by Brooke Slezak