From trash can to va-va-voom vase

New York florist brings blooming life to street corners

Trash cans on the street in the summer sun are best avoided. But not in New York! The floral designer Lewis Miller took a fresh look at the metal eyesores on the street corners in order to then transform them into gigantic vases filled with voluminous bouquets. 

From trash can to va-va-voom vase Funnyhowflowersdothat.co.ukCopyright: Designboom.com

Miller’s flower flash installations have transformed the experience of waiting for a green light. With a view of a trash can full of pink roses, lilies, anthuriums and abundant foliage you’re keen to linger - green-red-green - in order to sniff the bouquet and hang on to that fragrance and the memory all day long. And that is exactly what the designer wants: "We are storytellers through the art of floral design, transforming an arrangement into a love song and an event into an indelible experience."  

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Want to see more of Lewis Miller’s work? Check out his website.

Fancy more New York floral installations? Then take a look at our Exposé about Putnam & Putnam.