#5 Golden issuethe Contributors

Kissed
by nature

Adam Hale, thedailysplice.com

“I’ve fiercely taken an interest in flowers and plants through the medium of collage. When I’m flicking through magazines looking for suitable imagery I always keep hold of the flowers and plants because I think they provide a powerful contrast when I use them alongside images of humans. One of the major themes in my artwork is the relationship between humans and nature. Sure, humans are nature, but we appear to be a bit lost, edging further and further away from each other. Luckily there are lots of people nowadays who long and strive for a better relationship with nature. Let’s hope next years brings us that_______.”

Kissed
by nature

Adam Hale, thedailysplice.com

“I’ve fiercely taken an interest in flowers and plants through the medium of collage. When I’m flicking through magazines looking for suitable imagery I always keep hold of the flowers and plants because I think they provide a powerful contrast when I use them alongside images of humans. One of the major themes in my artwork is the relationship between humans and nature. Sure, humans are nature, but we appear to be a bit lost, edging further and further away from each other. Luckily there are lots of people nowadays who long and strive for a better relationship with nature. Let’s hope next years brings us that_______.”

Adam Hale, thedailysplice.com

“I’ve fiercely taken an interest in flowers and plants through the medium of collage. When I’m flicking through magazines looking for suitable imagery I always keep hold of the flowers and plants because I think they provide a powerful contrast when I use them alongside images of humans. One of the major themes in my artwork is the relationship between humans and nature. Sure, humans are nature, but we appear to be a bit lost, edging further and further away from each other. Luckily there are lots of people nowadays who long and strive for a better relationship with nature. Let’s hope next years brings us that_______.”

India Hobson, photographer

“The holiday season for me is all about scent and colour. The light changes in England around October and from then on in it's a cold blue glow that falls on the trees on dull days and a deceptively warm-looking sunshine if we're lucky. Pine and Birch trees come into their own as all the other leaves have fled to escape the cold. We bring the foliage indoors in the shape of wreaths and feel the need to wrap ivy around every corner of our home. There's something about the holiday season that makes us turn to nature and pull it closer; as though we want it to protect us or maybe we feel like we can protect it_______.”

Michelle Duijn, videographer

“Behind every flower or plant there’s a story, a history. That makes flowers and plants an inexhaustible source of inspiration - not just in video and film, but also in fashion, music, art, food and interiors. So it’s great to have a specific and inspiring flower or plant play the leading role in the story_______.”

Michelle Duijn, videographer

“Behind every flower or plant there’s a story, a history. That makes flowers and plants an inexhaustible source of inspiration - not just in video and film, but also in fashion, music, art, food and interiors. So it’s great to have a specific and inspiring flower or plant play the leading role in the story_______.”

Harriet Calo, founder Isn’t it divine

“The chrysanthemums are are preening in the bars, the soft blanket draped over the comfy sofa. The holiday season is starting. That means chilling on the captions and drying on my iPad. Flowers, obviously. Seasonal flowers. And even if it’s a delicate winter jasmine, I give it a pitch black background. I love a touch of drama, a nice dose of pathos. It only a real Calo flower big splash of black. Can you hear the log fire crackling_______?”

Vee Speers, photographer

“Christmas each year is a celebration with my family and friends, and a reminder of the hot summer Christmas days in Australia, where I grew up surrounded by the potent fragrance of the eucalyptus trees and yellow wattle. My Christmas in France is somewhat different, as we relax in front of the cosy fire, the house decorated with vases of perfumed white Lys, red roses and the traditional holly picked from the forest near my country home in Normandy. A beautiful, warm Christmas to all of you, and may 2017 be a year filled with sweet dreams and fragrant memories_______.”

Vee Speers, photographer

“Christmas each year is a celebration with my family and friends, and a reminder of the hot summer Christmas days in Australia, where I grew up surrounded by the potent fragrance of the eucalyptus trees and yellow wattle. My Christmas in France is somewhat different, as we relax in front of the cosy fire, the house decorated with vases of perfumed white Lys, red roses and the traditional holly picked from the forest near my country home in Normandy. A beautiful, warm Christmas to all of you, and may 2017 be a year filled with sweet dreams and fragrant memories_______.”

Angel Trinidad, author

“The period between the end of the old year and the start of the new one: a time for celebration, revelry and gatherings, as well as for reflection, hope and new dreams and plans. The orange blossom – Citrus sinesis – one of my favorite flowers and scents, is an apt bloom for such a period, representing abundance and fertility in the Victorian era. In Asian cultures, the orange fruit – as it looks like the sun – is always part of New Years celebrations, representing luck and prosperity for the upcoming year. This new year, I would like to believe that we are orange blossom trees – abundant, fruitful, a source of doubled happiness. May you and your loved ones bloom and prosper this upcoming new year_______.”

Monia Merlo, photographer

“I love to incorporate flowers and plants in my work, and use their delicate structure to refer to my inner world. Even when the garden isn’t there, it can burst out from the inside, almost like a flower which suddenly appears on the bodies of my slender muses and protects them. I wish everyone that inner growth in the coming year_______.”

Monia Merlo, photographer

“I love to incorporate flowers and plants in my work, and use their delicate structure to refer to my inner world. Even when the garden isn’t there, it can burst out from the inside, almost like a flower which suddenly appears on the bodies of my slender muses and protects them. I wish everyone that inner growth in the coming year_______.”

Photography
Nicky Onderwater

Make-up
Sandra Govers from @Angelique Hoorn Management

Models
Loek Berkers and Tes, Max Models

The Flower Council of Holland promotes flowers and plants to consumers in a number of European countries. In the United Kingdom this is carried out through the platforms Funnyhowflowersdothat.co.uk and Thejoyofplants.co.uk_______.

Credits
Issue #5
November 2016

On behalf of
the Flower Council of Holland
Marc Eijsackers, Tessa Triesscheijn, Andre de Waard, Esther de Waard

Founding editor
Nancy Berendsen

Creative director
Rosanne Loffeld

Design
Nancy Berendsen, Rosa Mathijssen

Web design & front-end engineering
Call for action: Steven Heijtel (software architect), Kirsten Meeuwis (front-end engineer), Mariken Spiekerman (project manager), Andrea Vos (interaction designer)

The following people contributed to this issue:
Myriam Balaÿ
Silvia Bisconti
Harriet Calo
Cecilia Carlstedt
Robin van Dooren
Michelle Duijn
Meike Fleskens
Adam Hale
India Hobson
Kristan van den Heuvel
Pascale Hoogstraate
Erik Jager
Cathelijne de Jongste
Edu van der Linden
Monia Merlo
Lidewij Smeur
Vee Speers
Laura Timmons
Angel Trinidad
Mark Westerop
Isolde Woudstra
Puck Woldring

Rights
Most images on thegreengallery.com have been specially created for us or received directly from the source. Only a small proportion of the photos come from sources such as Pinterest, Tumbler or unknown providers.
We are very concerned about copyright. Photo credits have been given as carefully as possible. Please let us know if we have accidentally failed to identify your work correctly or if you would like your work to be removed.
editorial@thegreengallery.com

India Hobson, photographer

“The holiday season for me is all about scent and colour. The light changes in England around October and from then on in it's a cold blue glow that falls on the trees on dull days and a deceptively warm-looking sunshine if we're lucky. Pine and Birch trees come into their own as all the other leaves have fled to escape the cold. We bring the foliage indoors in the shape of wreaths and feel the need to wrap ivy around every corner of our home. There's something about the holiday season that makes us turn to nature and pull it closer; as though we want it to protect us or maybe we feel like we can protect it_______.”

Harriet Calo, founder Isn’t it divine

“The chrysanthemums are are preening in the bars, the soft blanket draped over the comfy sofa. The holiday season is starting. That means chilling on the captions and drying on my iPad. Flowers, obviously. Seasonal flowers. And even if it’s a delicate winter jasmine, I give it a pitch black background. I love a touch of drama, a nice dose of pathos. It only a real Calo flower big splash of black. Can you hear the log fire crackling_______?”

Angel Trinidad, author

“The period between the end of the old year and the start of the new one: a time for celebration, revelry and gatherings, as well as for reflection, hope and new dreams and plans. The orange blossom – Citrus sinesis – one of my favorite flowers and scents, is an apt bloom for such a period, representing abundance and fertility in the Victorian era. In Asian cultures, the orange fruit – as it looks like the sun – is always part of New Years celebrations, representing luck and prosperity for the upcoming year. This new year, I would like to believe that we are orange blossom trees – abundant, fruitful, a source of doubled happiness. May you and your loved ones bloom and prosper this upcoming new year_______.”

The flower’s golden heart

We believe in better times, with nature as the healing guide to all the beauty still to come. As a gentle shield in times of fear, we examine the lust for life of everything that blooms. Be inspired by the flower’s golden heart as it emerges. By the humble and endearing Physalis, with its fragile paper wrapper and warm colours. Not just a tribute to the Cape gooseberry, but a reminder of our human need to nestle, cherish and get closer together. The season calls for love, warmth, lavish entertainment, the big golden gesture. The festive months can shine, radiate, glitter - we’ve hidden ourselves away long enough. The floral heart opens with the fabulous flower portraits from grand dame Roberta Bailey. We celebrate the dazzling diversity of nature with its extraordinarily rich decorative opulence, shiny veins and golden flowers.



For breath-taking greenery we hark back to the allure of the 1920s, or rather forward to the next Roaring Twenties. With some lively political discussion going on, an innovative feminine sculpture, sensual temptation, stylish hip-swaying dance music, extravagant party clothes in floral fabrics, drinks that flow lavishly, strong cocktails, and all this is a plant-filled artistic space packed with mysterious floral bouquets. A big serving of decadent contemporary baroque helps us to mark the end of an era and the start of a new abundance. In this issue, emotive social issues make way for a celebration of our true source of wealth: Nature.

Let’s celebrate the beauty of nature.

Marc Eijsackers,
Esther de Waard

Photography
Nicky Onderwater

Make-up
Sandra Govers from @Angelique Hoorn Management

Models
Loek Berkers and Tes, Max Models

The Flower Council of Holland promotes flowers and plants to consumers in a number of European countries. In the United Kingdom this is carried out through the platforms Funnyhowflowersdothat.co.uk and Thejoyofplants.co.uk_______.

The flower’s golden heart

We believe in better times, with nature as the healing guide to all the beauty still to come. As a gentle shield in times of fear, we examine the lust for life of everything that blooms. Be inspired by the flower’s golden heart as it emerges. By the humble and endearing Physalis, with its fragile paper wrapper and warm colours. Not just a tribute to the Cape gooseberry, but a reminder of our human need to nestle, cherish and get closer together. The season calls for love, warmth, lavish entertainment, the big golden gesture. The festive months can shine, radiate, glitter - we’ve hidden ourselves away long enough. The floral heart opens with the fabulous flower portraits from grand dame Roberta Bailey. We celebrate the dazzling diversity of nature with its extraordinarily rich decorative opulence, shiny veins and golden flowers.



For breath-taking greenery we hark back to the allure of the 1920s, or rather forward to the next Roaring Twenties. With some lively political discussion going on, an innovative feminine sculpture, sensual temptation, stylish hip-swaying dance music, extravagant party clothes in floral fabrics, drinks that flow lavishly, strong cocktails, and all this is a plant-filled artistic space packed with mysterious floral bouquets. A big serving of decadent contemporary baroque helps us to mark the end of an era and the start of a new abundance. In this issue, emotive social issues make way for a celebration of our true source of wealth: Nature.

Let’s celebrate the beauty of nature.

Marc Eijsackers,
Esther de Waard

Credits
Issue #5
November 2016

On behalf of
the Flower Council of Holland
Marc Eijsackers, Tessa Triesscheijn, Andre de Waard, Esther de Waard

Founding editor
Nancy Berendsen

Creative director
Rosanne Loffeld

Design
Nancy Berendsen, Rosa Mathijssen

Web design & front-end engineering
Call for action: Steven Heijtel (software architect), Kirsten Meeuwis (front-end engineer), Mariken Spiekerman (project manager), Andrea Vos (interaction designer)

The following people contributed to this issue:
Myriam Balaÿ
Silvia Bisconti
Harriet Calo
Cecilia Carlstedt
Robin van Dooren
Michelle Duijn
Meike Fleskens
Adam Hale
India Hobson
Kristan van den Heuvel
Pascale Hoogstraate
Erik Jager
Cathelijne de Jongste
Edu van der Linden
Monia Merlo
Lidewij Smeur
Vee Speers
Laura Timmons
Angel Trinidad
Mark Westerop
Isolde Woudstra
Puck Woldring

Rights
Most images on thegreengallery.com have been specially created for us or received directly from the source. Only a small proportion of the photos come from sources such as Pinterest, Tumbler or unknown providers.
We are very concerned about copyright. Photo credits have been given as carefully as possible. Please let us know if we have accidentally failed to identify your work correctly or if you would like your work to be removed.
editorial@thegreengallery.com