Mario Buatta

Woodham Blooms bouquet
Bouquets made from today’s realistic faux stems, like this bunch from Victoria Richards, owner of Woodham Blooms in Surrey, England, are a new frontier for designers. “With faux you can indulge your creative side, mixing flowers that may not grow in the same season,” Richards says.

Fresher Faux Takes Root

Permanent botanicals, sometimes called faux florals, have come a long way since Nana kept a bowl of pink plastic roses on top of the television cabinet and aggressively turquoise silk daisies in the…
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Changing the Face of Furniture

There’s a changing of the guard taking place in all areas of the furniture business, fueled by a new generation of executives unfettered by family legacy and the “that’s the way we’ve always done it…