Research Scholar/ Food Production Faculty
Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management,
MAHARSHI DAYANAND UNIVERSITY,
Haryana- 124001 INDIA Ph. No. 09996000499
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Flower arrangement is a very oldFlower arrangement is a very old
In India flowers were earlierIn India flowers were earlier
arranged in temples and duringarranged in temples and during
But today this art is used in almostBut today this art is used in almost
every fields i.e. Hotels,Hospitalsevery fields i.e. Hotels,Hospitals
This gave birth to the art ofThis gave birth to the art of
FLOWER ARRANGEMANT.FLOWER ARRANGEMANT.
What is Floral Design?
The art of organizing the design elements
inherent in plant materials, container, and
accessories according to the principles of
Flower arrangement in hotelFlower arrangement in hotel
In hotels flowers are usedIn hotels flowers are used
VIP rooms may even have more thanVIP rooms may even have more than
one arrangement.one arrangement.
Various types of arrangements areVarious types of arrangements are
chosen as appropriate to the areachosen as appropriate to the area
and occasion.and occasion.
Restaurants generally have budRestaurants generally have bud
vases on each table,with one or twovases on each table,with one or two
flower in them.flower in them.
These are items used to keep theThese are items used to keep the
flowers, foliage and in place within theflowers, foliage and in place within the
Some of these are-Floral Foam,GreenSome of these are-Floral Foam,Green
Foam,Brown foam,Pin Holder,ChickenFoam,Brown foam,Pin Holder,Chicken
wire,Glue, Setting clay,Pebbles,Marbleswire,Glue, Setting clay,Pebbles,Marbles
Floral Foam-This is also called “OASIS”Floral Foam-This is also called “OASIS”
Green Foam is used for fresh flowers.Green Foam is used for fresh flowers.
Brown Foam is used for artificialBrown Foam is used for artificial
The popular shapes areThe popular shapes are
CHICKEN WIRE-Also called as wireCHICKEN WIRE-Also called as wire
mesh or wire netting.mesh or wire netting.
SOME STYLES OFSOME STYLES OF
flowers arranged inflowers arranged in
vertical position .itsvertical position .its
a simplea simple
CIRCULAR ARRANGEMENTCIRCULAR ARRANGEMENT
Circular shape:Circular shape:
Arranging flower inArranging flower in
circular design adds acircular design adds a
pleasing element. It ispleasing element. It is
satisfying to thesatisfying to the
viewer's eye. In fact,viewer's eye. In fact,
its also easier toits also easier to
arrange flowers inarrange flowers in
circular fashion. Thiscircular fashion. This
type of arrangement istype of arrangement is
laid on conferencelaid on conference
tables or on buffettables or on buffet
FAN ARRANGEMENTFAN ARRANGEMENT
Fan shape : It is a lowFan shape : It is a low
arrangement and itarrangement and it
does not interfere withdoes not interfere with
conversation acrossconversation across
the table. It is a fan orthe table. It is a fan or
a horizontal in shapea horizontal in shape
generally placed in thegenerally placed in the
restaurant either inrestaurant either in
buffet or on diningbuffet or on dining
table. Hotel roomstable. Hotel rooms
also have this kind ofalso have this kind of
Guidelines for arrangementGuidelines for arrangement
Avoid mixing of fresh flowers and artificialAvoid mixing of fresh flowers and artificial
Use flowers with different sizes of stem.Use flowers with different sizes of stem.
Make a definite plan for flowerMake a definite plan for flower
arrangement according to the occasion.arrangement according to the occasion.
Always cover the stem holders.Always cover the stem holders.
Distinctive flowers should be placed alone.Distinctive flowers should be placed alone.
Avoid regular spacing and stairstepAvoid regular spacing and stairstep
Pour enough water into the vases.Pour enough water into the vases.SUNIL KUMAR