The Modern Flower Press
Capturing the Beauty of Nature
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- Publication Date: August 16, 2022
- Imprint: Abrams Books
- Trim Size: 7 1⁄2 x 9 3⁄4
- ISBN: 9781419764677
- Page Count: 288
- Illustrations: Full-color photographs throughout
- Rights: North American English
A modern look at a stunning assortment of blooms and the art you can create with a simple flower press
A contemporary look at flowers, flower pressing, and floral arranging, The Modern Flower Press is a stunning collection of pressed flower techniques and the art you can make with them. Exploring a range of specific blooms, authors Amy Fielding and Melissa Richardson take readers through the process of pressing flowers, the proper techniques to use, the tools needed, and most importantly, the lovely works you can create.
Filled with projects inspired by the changing seasons, this book is both a catalog of gorgeous flowers and a practical guide to working with their beauty. Fielding and Richardson offer detailed information, with a specific focus on composition, color, and form. From decorated window panes to letters and postcards, the end results are simply enchanting. Whether you're a gardener, floral enthusiast, or simply a nature lover, this incredible gift book has something for everyone.
About the authors
Amy Fielding and Melissa Richardson own the South London–based floral design studio and store Jam Jar Florals, a shop offering an inspiring collection of botanically inspired gifts and housewares. They create floral designs for events, weddings, and freelance assignments, and love nothing more than to tell stories with flowers. With a large and engaged following, they're the perfect authors to bring this gorgeous craft to readers.