"The Judith Blacklock Encyclopedia of Flower Design" is the essential 'how to' manual for everyone interested in flowers and floral art. Whether flowers are a passion, a pleasure or a business, this book is essential reading. Covering classic, contemporary and cutting-edge design, the beginner will build knowledge and competence and quickly get started in the art. The experienced arranger will find the book a most valuable reference with inspiration from across the world. Richly illustrated with over 500 colour photographs and 200 line drawings, this book: will inspire you throughout the year with seasonal design ideas; shows you exciting ways to arrange flowers in a vase successfully; gives you advice and inspiration on wedding flowers; explains why some designs work and why others do not; and provides a useful reference of many of the flowers and foliage that are available. Packed with tips, information and step by step advice, this book is an indispensable guide whatever the season, occasion or budget. Judith Blacklock is a best selling author and an accomplished designer. She is the Principal of the Judith Blacklock Flower School in London.