At the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show Designer's Studio, top floral designers from around the globe go head-to-head in this fast-paced, fun-filled competition that combines talent and ingenuity. These live face-offs provide the drama and suspense of a reality TV show -- and YOU, the Flower Show visitor, could have the chance to compete! At 5 pm every day we will be asking audience members to show us their best work while being coached by a design professional. The power is truly in your hands!
Click here to view the full schedule of all presentions. Be sure to apply the Designer's Studio filter to view.
In addition, attend lively how-to floral design demonstrations by experts from around the country and walk away with ideas for how to use flowers in your own life! Get inspiration from hand-tied bouquets to event planning tips.
Competitions and demonstrations take place daily at every hour and a half, aside from the last Sunday. All audience based competitions are at 5 pm. Seats are first come, first serve -- however, to guarantee seats, you can purchase our Gardener's pass, which includes reserved seating for the Designer's Studio. Join us for this one-of-a-kind floral experience!
Meet Tim Farrell
Our host for Designer’s Studio is Tim Farrell AIFD, AAF, PFCI who has owned and operated Farrell’s Florist in Drexel Hill for 35 years. He is an accomplished floral designer who teaches floral design to flower enthusiasts all over the United States. Tim work has been featured in national publications and his talents have been utilized at high profile events like Presidential Inaugurations, White House State dinners, the 2016 Papal visits to Philadelphia and Washington DC, and the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Tim has served over 10 years on the National Board of AIFD and is a Past President. Internationally, Tim has represented the United States in a world competition in Tokyo Japan and was the featured designer at the Summit of the World Flower Council in Kenya.