So there is now evidence that you don't have to worry about your creative genes going to waste in generations to come. VASE in point: Fleurs Bella. Owned by the great artist's Granddaughter. Born in Paris and raised in Switzerland, Bella Meyer grew up immersed in art. As the granddaughter of Marc Chagall ("the quintessential Jewish artist of the twentieth century"), Bella’s imagination and artistic expression were always valued at home, grooming her for a life of creativity. On the academic side of life, Bella attained a Ph.D. in Medieval Art History at the Sorbonne in Paris, continuing all the while to paint and draw. After moving to New York in her twenties, she found her bliss designing and building fantastical worlds of costumes, masks, and puppets for theatre, opera, and dance. Flowers have always been close to Bella’s heart. Their unique ability to inspire people to smile, or to bring a moment’s peace, has always been a source of fascination for her. Over the years, Bella added flowers to her palette, focusing her talents on creating arrangements much in the way an artist paints. Working with each flower’s innate beauty, Bella highlights and juxtaposes their natural shape and color, blending texture with tone, the individual flower with the entire arrangement, creating works nothing short of wonder. Along with her enthusiastic and talented team, Bella creates every installation with the closest attention to the client’s desires for their occasion. The Fleurs Bella unending quest for original expression enables an individual and seamless integration of flowers, fruits, seeds, greenery, and props to achieve the design goal of the moment. In this way, each creation becomes a unique, evolving dialogue between designer and client. Blooming cool.
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