Author Archives: Flor-Unikon London

Klaus Haappaniemi and Iittala

We were quite honoured recently to preview a brand new ceramic collection designed by Klaus Haappaniemi and produced by Iittala.  The magical designs for ‘Tanssi’ were originally used for a beautifully costumed Opera, ‘A Cunning Little Vixen’. All the animals … Continue reading

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Marylebone Interiors Day at Skandium

Marylebone Interiors Day aims to capture the design spirit of London by offering art and design Students the chance to display their crafts and designs in one of London’s premier design districts. We were lucky to meet the very talented … Continue reading

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Flor Unikon Workshops

Flor Unikon offer a wide range of workshops for the novice and the professional Florist. For example, students can learn to create a wreath using a traditional weaving technique, a bouquet for their wedding or for general decoration, a vase … Continue reading

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Klaus Haapaniemi with Flor Unikon at the London Design Festival

The London Design Festival brings together an array of artists and designers, some of whom have never had their work exposed in such a public way. For LDF 2014, Flor Unikon was invited by the Finnish Ambassador to create a … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Pop Up Exhibition, 6th-29th June 2014

Flor Unikon Flowers is pleased to be part of The Scandinavian Exhibition, hosted by the Design Junction, at Habitat’s, Platform Gallery on the King’s Road, Chelsea. The entire gallery has been transformed into a Scandinavian inspired Forest with various branded Scandi … Continue reading

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Funeral Wreaths

For centuries, as far back as Ancient Greece in fact, the symbolic gesture of wreaths has represented a circle of eternal life. In the past their construction would have been simple greenery, e.g. Laurel to represent achievement and status in … Continue reading

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Flor Unikon Flowers – the team and workshop

Introduction to Flor Unikon Flowers Flor Unikon Flowers has recently entered its seventh year of trading in the cool, trendy design district of Clerkenwell, London. Flor Unikon’s founder and Director, Pasi Jokinen-Carter, conducted a lot of research into the trading … Continue reading

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Romantic Flowers for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is only one week away and we are already taking an incredible amount of advance orders for Valentine bouquets and floral arrangements. In romantic courtships the choice of flowers and certain colours has come to symbolise – adoration, … Continue reading

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Wiltshire – a summer story

Winter is upon us and as the temperature plummets we are reminded of the warmer days of our summer break in Wiltshire.  We enjoyed exploring its villages and countryside, and returned to London feeling inspired and refreshed. We loved the … Continue reading

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‘Fleur Amour’ Alden Beisen, September 2013

On a sunny weekend in September we embarked on a Floristry pilgrimage to ‘Fleur Amour’, an annual floral exhibition hosted by Belgian’s Cultural Centre, Alden Beisen. Set in the Flemish village of Rijkhoven, Alden Beisen, a 16th century turreted castle, … Continue reading

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