. Enhances and Increases Interest in the Design
Both Tactile and Visual Qualities of Plant Materials are compelling.
TACTILE VALUE - the surface quality of plants
Appeals to our Sense of Touch, even if the texture is painful to the touch
LESS IS MORE!
3 Kinds of Space
1) Total Space, or Frame of Reference (Proportion lecture)
2) Space created within design (today's lecture)
3) Space inherent in plant material (today's lecture)
2. Space Created within the Design
Why is space import
Expressiveness is the ability of a floral design to communicate, convey or portray an idea or an
emotion to the viewer. Creative expression makes a design a work of art.
Your own personality is often expressed in your flower arrangements. T
COLOR Color is a vital part of our existence.
Color can be a compelling entity, creating emotional responses in those who view it.
Color Theory: Sir Isaac Newton
THE COLOR WHEEL
Primary Colors: Red, Yellow, Blue
Secondary Colors: Orange, Green, Violet
Introduction & History of Floral Design
The BEAUTY OF SCIENCE
FLORAL RESEARCH a link between flowers and happiness!
Research at Rutgers (a 10 month study) showed that flowers have
1) an immediate impact on happiness (many Duchenne smiles) &
2) a long-term
FF: Bear grass, galax leaves, rose, dahlia, gerbera daisy
The organization of the design elements to create a
_dominant visual pathway_ by related movement
Classification of Plant Materials
-vertical or ascending = a
HORT 107: Floral Design
Exam 1 Study Guide
1. Who was Fibonacci and why is he important now?
2. What are the design principles?
3. What are the goals of floral design?
4. Asian floral design has had what three influences on todays
5. Name 3 compo
Each week, new flowers and foliage will be featured in class for
you to learn. I would like for you to know plant materials beyond
roses, carnations and mums. You will be required to know 10-12
flowers for each of the 2 lecture exams. The