The MET’s Reopening

While our collective burdens grow heavier nearly by the day, there was one bright spot this past week. I was invited to attend the Press Preview before The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s reopening on August 29, 2020, in its celebratory one hundred-and-fiftieth year. One of my favorite museums in the city because of its generous […]

A Stroll Through Paris: Charles Marville at The MET

If you like Paris as much as I do, get yourself to The Metropolitan Museum of Art and visit ‘Iconic Photographs of 19th-Century Paris by Charles Marville,’ January 29-May 4, 2014. Recognized as one of the most talented photographers of the 19th Century, Marville, as official photographer of the city of Paris captures a Paris […]

Rose Show 2014: Harvest Rose and Wholesale

Harvest Wholesale just wrapped up their annual Rose Show, and it was as stunning as ever. I wish I had more time to study each and every rose, as you can see, there were hundreds. You can find a few of my favorites below, but there are really too many to pick! iPhone snaps Beth […]

Moved by A Master: Ariella Chezar

One of the benefits of teaching at FlowerSchool New York is meeting some pretty incredible florists. I’ve worked for a number of the Master Florists who teach at FlowerSchool New York but never before had the opportunity to cross paths with Ariella Chezar. Known for her elegantly organic style of arranging flowers, her 2002 book, […]

Shangri La in New York at The Museum of Arts and Design

After a slushy, rainy day here in New York, I thought it would be fun to head to the blue skies of Doris Duke’s Shangri La in Honolulu, Hawaii. Currently on view at New York’s Museum of Arts and Design, Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art feels like a little mini escape to paradise. […]