Victoria Ahn as FlowerSchool Master Florist!
Victoria Ahn, owner and designer behind Designs by Ahn, is the leading visionary of this highly sought after New York City institution. For over 10 years, Victoria has been at the forefront of NYC's floral design scene, contributing her graceful style and professionalism upon her lucky clients and their guests. An affiliate of FlowerSchool for many years, we are honored to have Victoria join our elite group of accomplished FlowerSchool Master Florists.
Do not miss her first Master Class on January 28th!
Victoria's "Art & Flowers" Master Class will be held from 6:00p - 8:00p
FLOWERSCHOOL: FlowerSchool is honored to have you join their esteemed group of Master Florists. Tell us a little bit about yourself!
VICTORIA: I grew up in South Korea and came to the U.S. to continue my studies in modern dance. After a brief career dancing professionally, I went on a different path, switching my focus to floral design, which was only a hobby at the time.
FS: How did you get involved in floral design?
V: I wanted to start a career doing something creative and something I loved. I always loved working with colors and decor and thought being a florist was the perfect choice.
FS: What was your biggest challenge opening your own business?
V: It was definitely learning about the business side: payroll, taxes, insurance, and general bills. It is hard to balance the creative side with the business part, but luckily I had some help with the business part from my husband (which is another challenge in itself).
FS: What is one of the best memories or experiences from working in the floral business?
V: When I first started, there was so much excitement, and since I did not know much about the business, I had no worries. My first couple of weddings were the most fun, as it was a new experience, and I loved being in charge of a team.
FS: How would you describe your style/ vision for floral design?
V: Natural, whimsical and romantic.
FS: Where do you see Designs by Ahn in the next five years?
V: I hope that Designs by Ahn is known in the industry as a place for one-of-a-kind designs and a truly unique floral experience. Personally, I hope to work on many more interesting projects and to experience new, unique opportunities and partnerships.
Victoria Ahn has designed countless special events at premiere venues in New York City and the surrounding areas. Her background as a professionally trained ballet and modern dancer gives her a unique approach to design: choreographing colors and textures to create inspired looks that set a mood and compliment one another in an artistic and whimsical way. Victoria's versatility spans all styles, and her personalized approach focuses on bringing your vision to life.
Whether you love a look that's elegant and natural, chic and modern, or rustic and organic, Designs by Ahn’s sensibility is tailored to fit your style.