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Tropical Colors: The Art of Living with Tropical Flowers

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In this stunning book, renowned Thai floral artist Sakul Intakul combines colorful tropical flowers, exotic foliage and other unusual design materials in refreshingly original floral displays suitable for any occasion and any setting. Photographed in the spectacular, contemporary homes of Thailand's leading artists, designers and professionals, the simple but imaginative floral displays evoke the essence of a modern Asian style.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This refreshingly original book goes beyond the everydayand#8212;elevating tropical flowers from mere floral arrangements to meditative floral "art installations" that serve as dramatic design centerpieces in contemporary tropical homes. Created from a combination of exotic and colorful tropical flowers, plant materialsand#8212;fibers and leaves from the banana and coconut, twigs from the bambooand#8212;and other less orthodox materials like wire netting, the arrangements harmoniously blend a strong, usually three-dimensional structure with the sweet and subtle elements of flowers. Allow andlt;iandgt;Tropical Colorsandlt;/iandgt; to inspire you, adding a gorgeous Asian flair to your home!

Synopsis:

In this stunning book, renowned Thai floral artist Sakul Intakul combines colorful tropical flowers, exotic foliage and other unusual design materials in refreshingly original floral displays suitable for any occasion and any setting. Photographed in the spectacular, contemporary homes of Thailand's leading artists, designers and professionals, the simple but imaginative floral displays evoke the essence of a modern Asian style.

This refreshingly original book goes beyond the everyday—elevating tropical flowers from mere floral arrangements to meditative floral "art installations" that serve as dramatic design centerpieces in contemporary tropical homes. Created from a combination of exotic and colorful tropical flowers, plant materials—fibers and leaves from the banana and coconut, twigs from the bamboo—and other less orthodox materials like wire netting, the arrangements harmoniously blend a strong, usually three-dimensional structure with the sweet and subtle elements of flowers. Allow Tropical Colors to inspire you, adding a gorgeous Asian flair to your home!

About the Author

Engineer turned floral artist andlt;bandgt;Sakul Intakulandlt;/bandgt; is well known for interpreting spiritual ideas through plant installations and for the distinctive line, texture and sculptural quality of his arrangements. His portfolio includes royal commissions for the Queen of Thailand and a pool installation at the Chedi in Bali.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Wongvipa Devahastin na Ayudhyaandlt;/bandgt; was educated at the Rajinee Lyceum, a royal-sponsored school in Bangkok, where she learned the Thai arts of flower display and decoration and Thai cookery and food display. She is co-author of andlt;iandgt;Contemporary Thaiandlt;/iandgt;.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;World-renowned photographer andlt;Bandgt;Luca Invernizzi Tettoniandlt;/bandgt; specialized in photographing the cultures and landscapes of Asia. He collaborated on numerous books on Thailand, including andlt;iandgt;Thai Styleandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Thai Garden Styleandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Classic Thaiandlt;/iandgt;.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780794607210
Author:
Intakul, Sakul
Publisher:
Periplus Editions
Author:
na Ayudhya, Wongvipa Devahastin
Author:
Tettoni, Luca Invernizzi
Author:
Ayudhya, Wongvipa Devahastin Na
Subject:
Flower Arranging
Subject:
Gardening-Flower Growing
Subject:
Gardening-Flower Arranging
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
Floral arrangement; Thai floral artist; tropical floral arrangement; flower arranging; Tropical Asian flower design
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback with Flaps
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
over 200 color photographs
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
10 x 9 in

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Product details 176 pages Periplus Editions - English 9780794607210 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In this stunning book, renowned Thai floral artist Sakul Intakul combines colorful tropical flowers, exotic foliage and other unusual design materials in refreshingly original floral displays suitable for any occasion and any setting. Photographed in the spectacular, contemporary homes of Thailand's leading artists, designers and professionals, the simple but imaginative floral displays evoke the essence of a modern Asian style.

This refreshingly original book goes beyond the everyday—elevating tropical flowers from mere floral arrangements to meditative floral "art installations" that serve as dramatic design centerpieces in contemporary tropical homes. Created from a combination of exotic and colorful tropical flowers, plant materials—fibers and leaves from the banana and coconut, twigs from the bamboo—and other less orthodox materials like wire netting, the arrangements harmoniously blend a strong, usually three-dimensional structure with the sweet and subtle elements of flowers. Allow Tropical Colors to inspire you, adding a gorgeous Asian flair to your home!

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