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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.

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.

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.

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 collages.

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.

This unit provides basic guidelines as an introduction to creating floral designs.

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 ordering.

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.