Design Study Units
Adult Design Study Courses
For those who want to learn more about basic flower arranging or
about creative table settings to enhance their homes, the Design
Study Units offered by NGC are the answer. Beginning or experienced
arrangers will receive valuable "how-to" information, as well as
many ideas to inspire creativity.
Design Study Unit I: Basic Flower Arranging
Consists of six lesson plans. Includes selecting &
conditioning plant materials, mechanics, creating vertical line
designs; horizonal line design; vertical line-mass design; mass
design; using weathered wood; using fruits, vegetables and
Design Study Unit II: Creative Tables For The Home
Covers a broad spectrum of information needed for setting
exciting and creative tables. The manual for this course contains
information on many different types of table settings: buffet;
informal tables for everyday or for parties and special occasions;
semi-formal, elegant tables; tea or reception tables; trays. It
also covers the selection of table appointments; how to work with
color, textures, patterns; introducing creativity to table
settings; and creating the floral arrangement. Features horizontal
design for table settings; crescent design; Hogarth curve
Design Study Unit III: Fun with Miniatures
This course covers mechanics, plant material conditioning,
containers, elements and principles of design with emphasis on line
design, asymmetrical design, interpretative design, mass design and
Design Study Unit IV: Household Treasures
This course covers plant material conditioning and principles of
element and design. It features designs using a candle; wreath type
design, designs with fruits & veggies, decorative wood, design
in pitcher and designs in a vegetable/fruit.
Youth Design Study Courses
Youth Design Study Unit I: Basic Flower Arranging
This unit provides basic guidelines as an introduction to
creating floral designs.
Youth Design Study Unit II: Floral Design for the Beginner
This unit has value to all ages of flower arrangers!
Order Design Study Units 1 Online
The Design Study Units 1 is available for $10.00 plus shipping
and handling. Click the following link to order online from the
Official NGC store.
Design Study Unit 1 (includes 6 study units in
this one publication)
Or, call NGC Headquarters toll-free at (800) 550-6007.
Please have your credit card information available when
National Flower Arrangers
The National Flower Arrangers is an organization for the
advancement of floral design. Its purpose is to work together to
gain knowledge and share. Anyone interested in the study of floral
design may join.
Click here for The National Flower Arrangers
Membership application form.