DIVISION II - DESIGN

 

DESIGN RULES

 

1.    A design entered in competition must be the work of only one exhibitor and that exhibitor’s name must appear on the entry card.

 

2. Fresh plant material may not be treated in any manner.

    No artificial plant material permitted.  Dried plant material

    may be treated, painted, or embellished.

 

3. The designer has the freedom to choose Traditional or

    Creative style with any design type listed unless restricted

    by the schedule.

 

4. If a designer is unable to fulfill an assignment, it is the

    designer’s responsibility to provide a replacement and to

    notify the Design Entries Chairman.

 

5. Plant material used in designs need not have been grown

    by the exhibitor.

 

6.  Exhibitor will provide a card listing plant material.  A brief

     “card of intent” may accompany a design exhibit. 

 

7. The Design Scale of Points are listed on pp. 130 of The

    Handbook for Flower Shows 2017.

 

8. Exhibits are judged on conformance to schedule, design

    distinction, artistic concept and expression.

 

 

 

DESIGN CLASSES

 

“Roaring 20’s meets 2020”

 

All blue ribbon winners scoring 95 or above are eligible for the Award of Design Excellence.

 

 

 

Class 1     “Glamorous Era”                        4 Entries

A Reflective Design using designer’s choice of plant material, staged on a 24” wide by 30” deep area of a table covered with black table cloth.  Underlay permitted

                                     Eligible for Designer’s Choice Award

A Reflective design is a creative design containing reflective materials giving back images of light to the viewer.  The reflective materials are an integral part of the overall design.  Staging with use of a mirror is not acceptable.

 

Class 2    “Towering Buildings”                   4 Entries

A Parallel design using fresh and/or dried plant material, staged on a 36” wide by 24” deep area of a table.  Underlay permitted.  

                                     Eligible for Designer’s Choice Award

 

A Parallel design consists of three (3) or more groupings of plant material and optional components with a strong parallel placement in a single container and/or base.  Parallel direction may be vertical, horizontal or diagonal within the allotted space.  A connective/s may be used at the base of the design.

 

Class 3    “Rhythm and Jazz”                     4 Entries

A design with rhythm using designer’s choice of plant material, staged on a black pedestal 42” high and a 14” square top.  Frame of reference 20” wide, unlimited height.  Pedestal provided, design to be viewed from the front.           

                                     Eligible for Designer’s Choice Award

 

Rhythm- the dominant visual movement throughout a design.  Rhythm is created by actual or implied lines leading the eye around the design.

 

Class 4.  “Night at the Speakeasy”             4 Entries

Cocktails for 2 staged on a 30” round high top table covered in black. 

 

A functional table for 2 set as service for cocktails including a decorative unit (floral design).  All components need to be in scale with the size of table.

 

Class 5 “Dinner With Friends- 1920’s - 2020’s“           4 Entries

A buffet table for 4 staged on 60” long by 24” wide table. Components should be conveniently and logically placed for ease of self-service.  At least one serving piece required and a decorative unit (floral design).  Table covering provided by the exhibitor.                 

 

Table appointments include:  the table covering, napkins, beverage service, dishes, serving piece, and/or candles.  Floral design should be in scale with the table.

1.    A design entered in competition must be the work of only one exhibitor and that exhibitor’s name must appear on the entry card.

 

2.  Fresh plant material may not be treated in any manner. No artificial plant material permitted.  Dried plant material may be treated, painted, or embellished.

3.  The designer has the freedom to choose Traditional or Creative style with any design type listed unless restricted by the schedule.

4.  If a designer is unable to fulfill an assignment, it is the designer’s responsibility to provide a replacement and to notify the Design Entries Chairman.

5.  Plant material used in designs need not have been grown by the exhibitor.

 

6.   Exhibitor will provide a card listing plant material.  A brief  “card of intent” may accompany a design exhibit.  When design techniques are required, they must be listed on the card.

7.  The Design Scale of Points are listed on pp. 129 of the Handbook, 2017.

8.  Exhibits are judged on conformance to schedule, design distinction, artistic concept and expression.

 

 

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