Three Top Floral Designers on Their Recent Discoveries, Favorite Reads and Current Obsessions

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Three Top Floral Designers on Their Recent Discoveries, Favorite Reads and Current Obsessions

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Makoto Azuma

Tokyo

At the age of 21, Makoto Azuma, now 40, moved to Tokyo with dreams of becoming a rock star. Instead, after working at the Ota flower market, he quickly turned to floral design. In 2002, together with friend and photographer Shunsuke Shiinoki, he opened Jardins des Fleurs, a haute couture flower shop, and started creating bouquets and displays that he calls “botanical sculpture.” They caught the eye of the art world, and in 2009 he launched his experimental lab Azuma Makoto Kaju Kenkyusho. He has…

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