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We can hardly believe it!

A Fresh Look At Judging Floral Design, A Guide For Judges, Designers, Teachers, Mentors And Hosts is the winner of two gold and one silver medal for excellence in 2014. The awards acknowledge both content and design of the book and are considered two of the nation’s highest honors for independent book publishing.

The awards:

  • Benjamin Franklin Gold Medal for Education Book of the Year
  • Benjamin Franklin Silver Medal for Professional/Technical Book of the Year
  • Eric Hoffer Gold Medal for Reference Book of the Year

You can imagine how surprised and thrilled we are about the recognition and hope that the book will bring renewed inspiration to floral designers, teachers and judges in their work with floral design!

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Praise For the Book

‘A Fresh Look at Judging Floral Design’ thoroughly addresses all aspects of the design process including elements and principles, mechanics and craftsmanship, and the more subjective aesthetic qualities.
Jane Godshalk AIFD
This is a ‘must-have’ book for judges and teachers; it is a ‘standard setter’ and ‘confidence builder’ for any designer and competitor. One of a kind! Destined to become the standard reference icon for years to come!
Jim Johnson AAF, AIFD, TMFA
Never before has there been such a comprehensive compendium of floral theory, technique and aesthetics available to the contemporary floral designer. This is certainly going to be the ‘go-to’ book for today’s floral artists.
Leanne Kesler AIFD, PFCI
David Kesler AIFD, PFCI
‘A Fresh Look At Judging Floral Design’ is a definitive book on the art of judging and creating award-winning arrangements. This book will define how floral design will be judged for decades to come.
Phil Rulloda AAF, AIFD, PFCI