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Memorial Day Flowers to Honor Heroes During Super Bowl

The Super Bowl, arguably one of the biggest live television events of the year, should draw an estimated 111 million viewers on Sunday.  Seizing on an occasion that draws people together (minus, perhaps, a few thousand Saints fans this year), the Memorial Day Flowers Foundation will share photos and names of fallen military heroes on …

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NYC Designers, Event Planners Learn Art of ‘Tropical Nouveau’

On Monday, December 17, most shops throughout New York City sported a very similar aesthetic: evergreen boughs, twinkling lights, shiny baubles, snowflakes, etc. But not Maison Gerard. The high-end furniture atelier and gallery featured a decidedly tropical vibe for “Passion, Petals, and Purpose,” an event hosted by Designer Cut Flowers, a Miami-based importer of premium …

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Shirley Lyons Wins Tom Butler ‘Floral Retailer of the Year’ Award

Shirley Lyons, AAF, PFCI, the recently retired owner of Dandelions Flowers & Gifts in Eugene, Oregon, received the fourth annual Tom Butler “Floral Retailer of the Year” award earlier this month during the American Floral Endowment fundraising dinner in conjunction with SAF Palm Springs 2018, the Society of American Florists 134th annual convention. Established in …

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NYC Florist Wins Prestigious Hospitality Award

For more than 20 years of service beautifying the Big Apple’s hotels, collaborating with various New York marketing groups, and sponsoring charitable events, Nic Faitos, senior partner of Starbright Floral Design, received Lifetime Achievement honors at the Hotel Experience Awards on Monday, January 29, at the iconic Cipriani Wall Street. “Am I even old enough …

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