For the exhibition “French Cancan”, running until October 15 at Forum Diffusion in Paris, Lisa White and Gluxing have created a floral installation entitled “Chrysanthemum Explosion”. Completely unexpected, chrysanthemums burst like floral ammunition from Jean Marc Gady’s AMMO vases. Vibrant hybrids with names like “Energy” and “Vesuvio”, they have taken years to design and produce by the master hybridists and growers of Holland. Historically, the chrysanthemum is a symbol of the sun and of power (the emperors, or ‘sun kings’, of Japan would sit on chrysanthemum-covered thrones) and the rays of these power flowers offer a stunning display of organic pyrotechnics.
“Chrysanthenum explosion” by Lisa White & Gluxing
for “French Cancan” by Jean Marc Gady
at Forum Diffusion
until 15th october 2009
55 rue Pierre Demours
Flower partner www.justchrys.com
LISA WHITE is the Horti-Culturalist, developing creative and commercial hybrids between plants, flowers and contemporary culture. As former Editor in Chief of Bloom magazine with Li Edelkoort, and a consultant in the horticultural and design industries, she and her new team Gluxing conceive and implement green spaces and floral identities and experiences for stores, brands and luxury hotels, renewing the image of flowers through design, and design through flowers…