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By: Jane Packer

192 pages, Col photos

Conran Octopus

Hardback | Apr 2007 | #171110 | ISBN-13: 9781840914856
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About this book

Jane Packer showcases a unique variety of stunning flowers and individual varieties of foliage, not in alphabetical order, but simply by colour. Within chapters of Red, White, Green, Yellow, Pink and Blue, Jane discusses her favourite flowers season by season and reveals 10 specially commissioned ideas and designs that readers can recreate with the help of clear step-by-step instructions and photography. A seasonal flower directory completes the book. Jane uses the range of colour in flowers to not only create different moods like an interior designer, but she also uses new flowers and foliage to mirror fashion trends as colours come and go with each season. Colour is both inspiring and intensely practical. It is a flower and foliage directory arranged by colour; a guide to mixing and matching and a collection of Jane's ideas and designs. This is classic Jane Packer and her most definitive and useful book.


Introduction Chapter 1: RED Spring Summer Autumn Winter Chapter 2: WHITE Spring Summer Autumn Winter Chapter 3: GREEN Spring Summer Autumn Winter Chapter 4: YELLOW Spring Summer Autumn Winter Chapter 5: PINK Spring Summer Autumn Winter Chapter 6: BLUE Spring Summer Autumn Winter Flower directory

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Jane Packer is at the forefront of modern floral design and is recognized as one of the world's leading florists. Jane is based in London, where she runs two internationally renowned flower shops and a flower school catering to all levels of experience. She also has a flower school and shop in Tokyo and New York, as well as a shop in Korea. Jane has written nine books, including Living with Flowers, Flowers Design Philosophy and World Flowers (Conran Octopus). Georgia glynn smith has her work regularly published in national magazines, and newspapers and she has worked with Terence and Vicki Conran, Gordon Ramsay and Nigel Slater. She has also won a Glenfiddich Food Award for her work.

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