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The Floral Design Program at the University of Missouri October Designer of the Month

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The Floral Design Program at the University of Missouri October Designer of the Month

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.

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Chris Norwood AIFD, PFCI, AAF Designer of the Month Sept 2022

AIFD Chris Norwood Designer of the Month

Chris Norwood AIFD, PFCI, AAF Designer of the Month Sept 2022

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.

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Michael McCarthy AIFD Designer of the Month August 2022

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Michael McCarthy AIFD Designer of the Month August 2022

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!

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Brenna Quan AIFD Designer of the Month June 2022

AIFD Brenna Quan Designer Designer of the Month floral design

Brenna Quan AIFD Designer of the Month June 2022

Brenna Quan approaches floristry from a creative standpoint. Her artistic expression developed in her early life, studying dance and theatre, which eventually landed her on stages across the United States and Canada as a professional dancer. During this time, she discovered the emotional connection between flowers & the human spirit, making her keen on developing this other art form. Now an award-winning floral artist and educator based in Vancouver, Canada, she is recognized for her detailed design work in public exhibitions such as Fleurs de Villes, as well as imaginative pieces shared in demonstrations, on her social media platform and in various floral art...

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Renee Tucci AIFD PFCI CFD Designer of the Month 2022

AIFD Designer Designer of the Month floral design Professional Floral Communicators Renee Tucci Teleflora Education Specialist

Renee Tucci AIFD PFCI CFD Designer of the Month 2022

Renee has more than 20 years of design and leadership experience in the industry. She was inducted into the American Institute of Floral Designers in 2016 and Professional Floral Communicators Int'l in 2018. She is an educator at an AIFD Education Partner in Bucks County PA, and she’s a member of the national Teleflora Education team.  Renee has participated in the Philadelphia Flower Show for the past 13 years, including 2020 when she was honored to be asked to produce The Princess Grace Rose Garden exhibit on behalf of the Embassy of Monaco, and 2021 when she brought The Honey...

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