Meet Jenny Thomasson, Meraki's founder and owner! To say Jenny has a passion for the floral industry is an understatement, spending her career learning and teaching, presenting and competing. She has published 2 books, won numerous awards, and will represent the United States at the 2023 FTD Interflora World Cup.
From Da Lat to Dallas, Minh Nguyen is our November Designer of the Month. In the floral industry since 1996, Minh operates as the Creative Director at Dr Delphinium Designs and Events in Dallas, TX. His designs are inspired by his love of architecture, gardening, nature, interior design and his childhood in the flower capital of Vietnam.
For October, our Designer of the Month highlights the Floral Design Program at the University of Missouri- Columbia that helps prepare students to enter the floral design industry, equipped with advanced skills and industry knowledge, and national extracurricular learning opportunities.
Chris Norwood AIFD, PFCI, AAF is Vice President of Floral Operations at Tipton & Hurst, Inc., Arkansas’s largest and oldest florist. He is an active and dedicated member of the American Institute of Floral Designers, as well as an award winning published designer, esteemed speaker, and Little Rock local philanthropist. Chris often says how lucky he is to be able to do something he loves and be so successful at it.
Meet Michael McCarthy, our August Designer of the Month! Michael has been in the floral industry for 11 years and is the co-owner of The Blooming Idea in the Woodlands, TX. With a passion for the floral industry and learning all he can, we are so excited to highlight him this month!