Helping Your Business Bloom
FLORAL INDUSTRY CONSULTANT
With over 35 years’ experience, Karen Barnes is one of the UK’s leading consultants to the floral industry and an expert in product development, future trends & colours, and floral photography design & planning.
She’s an interior floral designer, high profile wedding and event floral planner, and prominent international competition judge.
As Head of Product Development for Interflora UK, Karen shaped the look and feel of flower gifts in Britain for over ten years, designing and developing strong commercial floral and plant ranges for 2,000 Interflora florist members.
In a distinguished career, Karen has been awarded gold medals at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, selected to judge two Floral Design World Cups and been voted one of the top ten florists in the UK by The Independent on Sunday Newspaper.
Her style and influences come from new and popular flower varieties, fashion, art, travel and emerging trends on a global scale.
Karen Barnes NDSF, IoPF, AIFD, CFD, CAFA, UKFJG
A passion for new and exciting floral & plant varieties, paired with an eye for colour will bring your product collections to life.
Karen’s deep knowledge of current trends means she can create product ranges for all occasions, driving consumer appeal and business success in highly competitive markets.
Interior Floral Design
Karen has worked with a diverse range of clients in the UK and around the world; from international companies and hotel groups to individual clients with a passion for flowers.
Private homes, places of work and hotels are all areas Karen and her team can transform with flowers, foliage and design.
Floral Photography Design
Karen has been planning and directing floral photography shoots for national and international marketing campaigns for over 20 years, styling flowers to create the best images for commercial ranges and lifestyle editorials.
A successful floral design shoot requires a lot of organisation and can be overwhelming. Karen’s experience ensures your products look their very best, whilst keeping the shoot on time and budget.