Open Book: Designing Life’s Celebrations


Over the years, clients have approached the floral virtuoso for advice on how to make intimate gatherings as distinctive as his large-scale social and corporate events. Those inquiries not only inspired the focus of DeJuan’s book, they also shaped its final section, which he calls the master class. It covers everything from choosing the right container for arrangements to caring for flowers.

DeJuan hopes the final product will encourage others to start new traditions and make entertaining at home a constant in their lives. “Celebrating events is so important,” says DeJuan.
“I really do have a desire to teach people, and if I can just make entertaining easier with a few basic principles, that will be an accomplishment.”

Published by Rizzoli, Designing Life’s Celebrations is available for preorders on Amazon and will be available at booksellers nationwide on April 5, 2016.

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