Basics of modern floral design techniques, including the principles and elements of floral design and its use by garden centers, floral shops, and mass market retailers. Topics include composition, unity, balance, emphasis, rhythm, scale, proportion, and harmony, with special attention to space, line, form, color, texture, and pattern. Emphasis on traditional design line styles and identification of fresh material, its availability and how and where these products are purchased. Calculation of selling price and quantity of material required to complete a design. 3 Credits (1 Lecture - 6 Lab) As needed.