Flower arrangement and flower designing is an art that have its root long back in history and in countries like China and Japan this art is being adopted as religious practice too. Flower arrangement is no more an art that is limited to occasions, this art have traveled into daily lives in homes and offices. It is widely accepted that the ambience and effect that flowers create over human feelings and freshness is key to a better performance through out the whole day. The brightness and addition of colors to work place and home brings out a fresher feeling hence making one more active for the whole day long.
STYLES OF FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS:
As the art of flower arrangements developed there were different styles of flower making that were invented in order to make them more exquisite and breath taking. The natural beauty and the artistic abilities of humans were combined in different forms to bring up the wonders. The broadly divided three known styles of floral arrangements are:
Oriental Flower Arrangements:
Oriental flower arrangements are actually those under which the Chinese and Japanese form of flower arrangements fall. The very famous form of Japanese floral arrangements Ikebana is also a type of oriental flower arrangement. Inthis flower type of flower arrangement the main emphasis is over Lines. These actually focus over the appearance of arrangement. The negative spaces, floral forms and textures all are paid a great attention when it comes to the linear style of oriental flower arrangements.
The Ikebana style is a little different as it emphasize on the lines of leaves and twigs instead of flowers. The container in which the floral arrangement is prepared is another important part of Ikebana type of flower arrangements.
Modern Flower Arrangements:
The modern flower arrangement is more of a free style of flower arrangement. In this type of flower arrangement there are no particular lines over which the florist design the arrangement in fact it is on the wish of florist as to how he wants to arrange the flowers. No traditional style of flowers arrangement is adopted for modern flower arrangements. There are different accessories used in modern flower arrangements and considerable emphasis is over the containers like in oriental form of flower arrangements.
Use of geometric motifs and geometric themes is often adopted by the florists making the people realize the philosophies and intervention of geometry into our daily lives.
Traditional Flower Arrangements:
Traditional floral arrangements are actually the Western flower arrangements or you can say that it is another name for it. This is the common style seen all around the world with all the florists. The traditional floral arrangements contain numerous bright cut flowers. This type of flower arrangement does not cater to many accessories in fact usually contain no accessories at all. The only accessory that you may find in these flower arrangements is vases.
The above defines all flower arrangement types are widely practiced all around the world with high class experts working in each category and creating such wonders that can mesmerize any one for hours.