The March 11th earthquake and tsunami had a traumatic effect on Japan. Issues of life and death, hope and despair, beauty and tragedy became an all too real part of people’s everyday lives. So when Tokyo-based ad agency I&S BBDO was approached by Nishinihon Tenrei to create an unconventional ad for funeral services, it understandably posed several challenges.
Arizona-based plants lover Kathey Klein is known for the gorgeous flower circles she creates with vibrant colors and careful placement of every leaf and then leaves them where they were created as a gift to whoever discovers them. She calls these beautiful flower circles “danmalas”.
Nowhere else on the planet will you find as much variety in flowers as in The Netherlands. And they get very creative with it. For a recent event called “Flowers Parade” the giant flower sculptures were created in Belgium.
The floats are made of wire, cardboard and papier-mâché and entirely covered in thousands of dahlias grown specifically for the parade. Let’s take a look at most amazing flower sculptures below.
Klaus Enrique Gerdes, a New York City photographer, has created a series of original portraits made exclusively from vegetables, fruits and flowers. At first glance these portraits look familiar if you have ever seen Giuseppe Arcimboldo‘s work before, who was an Italian painter best known for creating imaginative portrait heads made entirely of such objects as fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish, and books. Unlike Giuseepe, Klaus Enrique Gerdes first created the original portraits with vegetables, fruits and flower and then shot them.