From summery, tropical arrangements, to Christmas and Valentine’s Day tables, with a gala in between, we’re excited to share some of the beautiful work by New York designer Bridget Vizoso. Jamali Garden: Tell us a little about your background. Bridget Vizoso: I spent my childhood in South Florida where an exotic, natural environment fed my imagination. As a young adult […]

We’re excited to share this profile of Cornelia McNamara of Chicago based Cornelia McNamara Flowers and Parties, and feature a beautiful outdoor wedding and an outdoor music festival’s benefit reception she designed, both with great, steal-worthy ideas. Jamali Garden: Tell us about your background. How did you get your start in floral and event design? Cornelia McNamara: My […]

Meet Bevin Elias of by Elias, the Brooklyn, New York based design firm whose floral display and design work we’ve been admiring for some time, and are now thrilled to share. Jamali Garden: Tell us about your background. by Elias Design: I was born in Grenada and made my home in Brooklyn. I worked as […]

This month, we’re thrilled to feature the beautiful floral, wedding, and event stylings of Rachel Trimarco of New York City’s Bride & Blossom. Jamali Garden: How did you get your start in floral and event design? Bride & Blossom: Prior to Bride & Blossom, I wore various hats in financial sales, public relations, and TV […]

Meet the designer of the social event of the year, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute Gala, Raúl Àvila, who shares his designs from the this year’s ‘Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology’ dinner. Jamali Garden: Tell us a bit about your background. How did you get your start in […]

From flowers to fashion and then back to flowers, meet New York native Rachel Cho of Rachel Cho Floral Design. Jamali Garden: You were surrounded by flowers from childhood. Rachel Cho: I grew up working at my mom’s Bronx flower shop. As a little kid, I saw flowers as symbols of weekends wasted and work I […]

Meet Peter M. Krask, owner of PMK Floral Arts, and resident floral designer at NBC’s Today show. Yes, he designs those weddings for all of Rockefeller Plaza (12, and counting!) and 6 million viewers, and everything in between, from a Chinese New Year segment, to the floral decor for an interview with a president, or […]

Meet James Abel of  James Abel Events, a New York City-based designer, who brings to life weddings and events that are as fun to plan as they are to experience.   Jamali Garden: How did you get your start? James Abel: I have a fine arts degree and grandparents who were both florists. When I was young I spent a lot of […]

Meet Sierra Steifman, creative director and owner of floral event and design studio Poppies & Posies. Jamali Garden: How did you get your start in floral design? Poppies & Posies: We started our business in 2007 with the intention of offering event planning and floral design services. We then decided to focus solely on floral and event design, […]

This month we’re sitting down with Corrente Schankler of Petal Design Studio to get her tips and tricks for creating unforgettable arrangements and events. A native of New Jersey, Corrente studied at Brown University before moving to NYC where she founded Petal Design Studio in 2006. Since then she has designed events at The Central […]