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Principles of Floral Design: An Illustrated Guide

Principles of Floral Design: An Illustrated Guide
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By: Pat Diehl Scace and James M. DelPrince

ISBN: 978-1-61960-889-4
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2015
Subject: Floral Design
Grade Level: 9-14
Retail Price: $93.28
School Price: $69.96


Principles of Floral Design: An Illustrated Guide provides an introduction to the hands-on skills and theory required for career success in addition to the artistic aspect of floral arrangement. This heavily illustrated text acquaints future floral designers with design principles and elements along with the floriculture industry and its careers. It presents the various types of products used in floral design, before progressing into common floral applications and events. This text is also appropriate for students enrolling in the course for fine arts elective credit.
  • Step-by-step procedures provide clear instruction to develop students' floral design skills using low-cost and commonly available materials.
  • Extensive flower and foliage glossaries include cross-references to both the common and the botanical names in addition to other helpful information.
  • End-of-chapter features, including Activities, Critical Thinking, STEM Activities and Communicating About Floral Design, provide students with the opportunity to connect floral design content to career and college readiness skills.

Table of Contents

  1. Careers in Floriculture
  2. History of Floral Design
  3. Containers, Tools, Mechanics, and Safe Work Practices
  4. Plant Structures and Functions
  5. Postharvest Processing, Conditioning, and Storage
  6. Principles of Design
  7. Elements of Design
  8. Flower Selection
  9. Foliage Selection
10. Types of Floral Design
11. Site Assessment and Theme Development
12. Flowers to Wear and Carry
13. Wedding Flowers
14. Designing for Special Occasions and Holidays
15. Sympathy Flowers
16. Permanent Botanicals
17. Maintaining and Decorating Potted Arrangements
18. Floriculture Marketing, Pricing, and Sales

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Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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   sample Chapter 1 (PPS, 4.51 MB)
   sample Chapter 10 (PPS, 4.59 MB)
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   PDF Floral Design and Marketing (PDF, 523 KB)
   PDF Floral Design (PDF, 616 KB)
   PDF Principles and Elements of Floral Design TEKS and ELPS (PDF, 650 KB)
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Text 624 978-1-61960-889-4 $93.28$69.96
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Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 978-1-61960-893-1 $107.00$80.25
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