|AIFD National Symposium, Passion, created many trend ‘take home’ moments! Check out the picture gallery on the AIFD Facebook page! A variety of DVDs from the Symposium are available for purchase on the AIFD web site
|Pensées élégantes has a Facebook photo album that is one of the best wedding flower trend collections anywhere. Full of great wedding designs from Europe’s best! Click here to link to the album.
|From Dallas Market Center’s, The Source, comes a trend overview covering the major market categories. Link to the. Link to the PDF
|Francis Bailey, who has done creative direction for HGTV and Country Living magazines, shares her insights into Home Décor Trends at GoodHousekeeping.com.
|In the latest issue of The Professional Florists from MFA, Robbin Yelverton, AAF, AIFD, CF, PFCI from Blumz….. by JR Designs identifies 13 current trends in wedding décor! See the article here
|Susan Frost ceramics are inspired by Danish design, the South Australian artist is currently in color relationships; “I use 13 colors and it is fascinating to see how they can change depending on what I pair them with. For instance I have a pink that is quite warm when next to orange, but really bright when put with yellow or navy blue.”
|From TrendHunter.com. the world’s largest, most popular trend community, comes their Top 20 Trends in 2013 Forecast, a 2013 trend report from Trend Hunter! View
|The Wildflower Team always puts together incredible collections of linens, The company founded by Youngsong Martin always impresses with their offering of linens and shares great ideas and themes on their gallery pages.
|Nordlie’s Wedding Show produces great images of popular wedding flower trends!
|Daniera ter Haar and Christoph Brach work on self initiated and commissioned projects in their Eindhoven based studio, together they are Raw Color. The studio was commissioned to develop new color schemes for the woven ribbon of the spanish design label Santa & Cole. These ribbons are wrapped around a steel frame to become the lampshades of the existing Trípode series.
Lifestyles are shaped by the environment and pressures that surround our lives, the Garden Media Group has released the 2013-14 Garden Trends Report. In this month’s Florists Review see how 14 top influences are shaping the lifestyle choices people make and think about the implications for event flower decorations!
|Gold is the rage for those who truly want “something different.” See how gold is captivating more brides!
|Managing an event or part of an event is a vital component of being a leading event flower provider. EventChecklist.net is a compilation of tips, guides and advices about event planning management. Take advantage of Arwin Adriano’s articles and blog!
|Keeping up with new styles of vessels for flowers is a must if you want to stay trend current. This video keeps you up to date with all the new glass profiles recently introduced by Oasis Floral Products.
|Need a Facebook friend to keep you in touch with fashion and flowers. Pensées élégantes will inspire you with regular post of flower and fashion trends! The Pensées élégantes photo collection is like a trend seminar!
|A great mix of vintage and modern flower styling is very appealing to many brides this year. The style pictured here is the evolution of the black, yellow and white theme. Floral Design Institute has released their Wedding Trends for 2013 video. Thank you Leanne and David!
|Bill Schaffer blogs about how he and Kris became involved with the Flowers Trend Forecast and how the Forecast comes together!
|Saying a magazine presents 3D objects in a 2D format is akin to saying water is wet. But Marie Claire’s latest accessories spread “Pop Idols” elevates this method in a way only comparable to Andy Warhol, sans the mass commercialism. Trendland.com links us to this showpiece of new handbags and vivid colors.
|From the Michigan Floral Association came a great article on flowers for the groom! At MFA's Great Lakes Floral Expo, March 1-3, Jacque Sir Louis, Smithers-Oasis will present Wedding and Consumer Trends! More info * PDF
|Syndicate's wildly popular, trend forward collections include the Vintage Bottle Collection. These vintage bottles are perfect for the Heirloom theme and come in great vintage color hues. Click here to see some great ideas on how to use this collection to surpass your clients expectations!
|IFD Distributors are commited to supplying more than just great flowers, we provide great information and ideas to keep our customers trend savvy! Check out our picture gallery video from the Special Event.
|Flower Trends Forecast 2013 receives a warm welcome at The Special Event Show. (Click to view PDF)
|Special Event Show Booth Designs
|Special Event Show Booth Designs
|The Color Mint wedding trend page on Pintrest highlights trending 'mint' colored wedding items. The go to colors with mint appear to be peach, pink and orange. View on Pintrest
|Grazia editor Katherine talks us through the hottest fashion trends you need to be looking out for in 2013. Why fashion trends? As Katherine describes what's hot in fashion see how quickly you can think of ways to apply the trend to a party table scape done with flowers!
|Lee Eiseman shares some vital information on how to become a color consultant. Learn about color psychology and trends. Lee speaks this month at the 2013 Flower Trend Summit on January 21 and 22 in Dallas
|"Ranomi" is a splendind golden - yellow spray chrystanthemum named for Olympian Ranomi Kromowidjojo was bred and introduced to the market this month by Deliflor Chrysanten. Article. Images
|The full Floral Trends Forecast video will be released on January 1, 2013 but here is a preview of the major trends that will be detailed in the full report.
|Are you using flowers to inspire new beginnings, prosperity or gratitude? Flowers are the emotional connectivity that allows events to flow with the messages that we aspire to. Jayme Barrett reminds us to use the power of flowers for inspiration and motivation.
Pantone Revelas Color of the Year 2013:
Pantone 17-5641 Emerald, a lively, radiant, lush green.
|2013 Flower Trend Summit is a 2 Day Forum on embracing CHANGE and SET TRENDS for the floral industry.
Guest speakers; LEATRICE EISEMAN – the Color Trend expert from Pantone Institute; TOMAS DE BRUYNE – a world renowned floral de-signer and a European Color Trend analyst from Belgium; and HITOMI GILLIAM AIFD – a floral educator and color trend analyst from Canada. Click to view PDF
|Pantone Color Trends for 2013.