Flower color guide

Darroch Putnam

Book - 2018

With 400 gorgeously photographed cut flowers organized to span the full spectrum of shades, Flower Color Guide is the essential tool for flower selection and arrangement, and a primer to understanding and appreciating flowers and color. "This is the book we wish we had to help us before we started, " say authors Darroch and Michael Putnam, the duo behind New York's leading floral design studio, Putnam & Putnam.--COVER.

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Published
London ; New York : Phaidon Press Limited 2018.
Language
English
Item Description
More than anything else, color is how people instinctively think about flowers-- whether planning for a wedding, commemorating an occasion, or looking for an easy way to bring life to a space. With 400 gorgeously photographed cut flowers organized to span the full spectrum of shades, Flower Color Guide is the essential tool for flower selection and arrangement, and a primer to understanding and appreciating flowers and color. "This is the book we wish we had to help us before we started," says authors Darroch and Michael Putnam, the duo behind New York's leading floral design studio, Putnam & Putnam. -- From back cover.
Physical Description
483 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Bibliography
Includes indexes.
ISBN
0714877557
9780714877556
Main Author
Darroch Putnam (author)
Other Authors
Michael Putnam, (Floral designer) (author)
  • On color
  • Flowers
  • Appendices : Before you shop ; Basic flower care ; Essential tools ; Preparing vessels ; Suggested color palettes ; Notes on sustainability ; Tear-out flower chips.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

The ultimate color-by-color flower reference guide - from New York's pre-eminent floral designers, Putnam and Putnam

Review by Publisher Summary 2

The ultimate color-by-color flower reference guide - from New York's pre-eminent floral designers, Putnam and PutnamPlanning a wedding, a dinner, a birthday party, a romantic evening, holiday entertaining, or just arranging flowers for the pleasure of having them, more often than not your creative process begins with thinking about the color of the flowers that you want. To help you find what you are looking for, Flower Color Guide is the first reference book to organize flower types by color, with an emphasis on seasonality and creative color schemes - and the results are stunning in their sheer variety. What Pantone is to color, Flower Color Guide is to flowers.Showcasing 400 flowers at their peak, with stunning photography taken by Putnam & Putnam in their Brooklyn studio, this guide includes an appendix featuring perforated pages, with tips on flower care, notes on how to prepare vessels and a list of suggested color schemes. A great gift to give, or to have for oneself, the book speaks to the most seasoned flower enthusiasts as well as those just beginning to explore the possibilities of arranging flowers.Michael and Darroch Putnam have built a reputation for romantic, dramatic floral arrangements and installations using color as their guiding principle - here, they share their knowledge with readers worldwide: "This is the book we wished we had when we started doing flowers."

Review by Publisher Summary 3

The ultimate color-by-color flower reference guide - from New York's pre-eminent floral designers, Putnam and PutnamPlanning a wedding, a dinner, a birthday party, a romantic evening, holiday entertaining, or just arranging flowers for the pleasure of having them, more often than not your creative process begins with thinking about the color of the flowers that you want. To help you find what you are looking for, Flower Color Guide is the first reference book to organize flower types by color, with an emphasis on seasonality and creative color schemes - and the results are stunning in their sheer variety. What Pantone is to color, Flower Color Guide is to flowers.Showcasing 400 flowers at their peak, with stunning photography taken by Putnam & Putnam in their Brooklyn studio, this guide includes an appendix featuring perforated pages, with tips on flower care, notes on how to prepare vessels and a list of suggested color schemes. A great gift to give, or to have for oneself, the book speaks to the most seasoned flower enthusiasts as well as those just beginning to explore the possibilities of arranging flowers.Taylor Putnam and Michael Putnam have built a reputation for romantic, dramatic floral arrangements and installations using color as their guiding principle - here, they share their knowledge with readers worldwide: "This is the book we wished we had when we started doing flowers."

Review by Publisher Summary 4

The ultimate color-by-color flower reference guide - from New York's pre-eminent floral designers, Putnam and Putnam

Review by Publisher Summary 5

The ultimate color-by-color flower reference guide - from New York's pre-eminent floral designers, Putnam and Putnam

Planning a wedding, a dinner, a birthday party, a romantic evening, holiday entertaining, or just arranging flowers for the pleasure of having them, more often than not your creative process begins with thinking about the color of the flowers that you want. To help you find what you are looking for, Flower Color Guide is the first reference book to organize flower types by color, with an emphasis on seasonality and creative color schemes - and the results are stunning in their sheer variety. What Pantone is to color, Flower Color Guide is to flowers.

Showcasing 400 flowers at their peak, with stunning photography taken by Putnam & Putnam in their Brooklyn studio, this guide includes an appendix featuring perforated pages, with tips on flower care, notes on how to prepare vessels and a list of suggested color schemes. A great gift to give, or to have for oneself, the book speaks to the most seasoned flower enthusiasts as well as those just beginning to explore the possibilities of arranging flowers.

Taylor Putnam and Michael Putnam have built a reputation for romantic, dramatic floral arrangements and installations using color as their guiding principle - here, they share their knowledge with readers worldwide: "This is the book we wished we had when we started doing flowers."