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FLORAL STYLIST | Ahna Han




New York based florist Ahna Han's creations for her couples transcend what they imagine. As a Parsons School of Design graduate and working in the fashion industry as a designer for nearly a decade, Ahna Han uses the same tactile practice of colour, shape and composition to create breathtaking designs and installations.



Tell us about your business!



I am a wedding florist in New York City with a design studio based in Brooklyn. When designing flowers, we consider more than just color, texture, and composition. It’s the fine details that matter. From the more conspicuous elements, such as place and time, to the sartorial choices and the china you dine on, our keen eye for detail ensures consistency across all pieces. Flowers are often the thread that ties an event together – the beautiful throughline that furthers your narrative.



What would you like couples to know about your business?



Floral artistry should transcend the moment–lingering in your memory long after the soirée has passed. We curate floral arrangements and installations with staying power, inviting you and your guests to pay attention to the fine details and linger just a moment longer. We draw from nature using seasonal flowers with an emphasis on tonal, nuanced and refined color palettes to articulate your vision.



Do you travel for weddings?



Yes, absolutely!



What is your dream work destination?



Amangiri, need I say more?



Where is your design studio located?



Brooklyn, New York.



How would you describe your style?



My style is a blend of both untamed and sophisticated elements, striking a balance between the wild and refined. The selection of flowers is meticulous, thoughtful in placement, with a touch of unrestrained creativity.



Tell us about your favourite wedding design!



Last summer, I had the privilege of designing a wedding at the Rooftop of the Brooklyn Grange featuring vibrant Scandinavian glassware, color-coordinated summer flowers, and an expansive ceiling installation that spanned the entire venue. It’s an all-time favorite because the significant amount of collaboration with my team to achieve such an intricate vision in a tight timeframe. What they say rings true - team work makes the dream work.



What are your favourite flowers to work with?



Many of my favorite flowers to work with are spring flowers. I love sweet pea on the vine, fritillaries and snake ball allium. All three of these flower varieties are unruly and possess a certain wildness, symbolizing qualities such as gratitude, passion and patience.  These three words are attributes I aspire to embody in the upcoming year.



Where do you source your flowers?



I source flowers from the New York City flower district, which is known to be one of the busiest flower markets to source from. Despite its inherent chaos, the vendors who work there have an energy and dedication that is absolutely unmatched. Through their partnership, it allows me to source locally grown flowers as well as unique imported varieties that are challenging to find, providing a distinctive touch my work as a wedding florist.



Tell us about a career highlight!



Very recently, I had the opportunity to design a wedding at The Ritz Carlton for a whirlwind wedding planned in two months. It was a “pinch me” moment to collaborate so closely with creative partners, at a prestigious venue, that forged meaningful connections.



What is a favourite product or service that you offer and why?



As a dedicated wedding florist, I exclusively provide a specialized, singular offering where my team and I oversee the entire floral experience – from meticulous design and production to seamless delivery, setup at the venue, and the final breakdown at the end of the evening. This singular focus allows us to master every detail, ensuring an unparalleled and unforgettable floral experience for each wedding celebration.



What inspires you?



I grew up in a city my whole life, so I’ve had minimal exposure to nature. In turn, I find a lot of inspiration in New York's street-side planters. The city isn’t entirely devoid of nature if you seek it out in your immediate surroundings. I have always been a very curious individual, so exploring new ideas, activities and experiences the city has to offer motivates me to create, always overflowing with unique color combinations and unexpected pairings that look beautiful side by side.



Who is your dream client?



A couple who isn’t afraid to take creative risks.



What is your advice to couples getting married?



Prioritize your wishlist and determine the “must haves” and the “nice to haves”. It’s a crucial step in wedding planning that helps you make informed decisions. When in doubt, consult your vendors to help you identify your  list of non-negotiables and trust them to guide you through the decision-making process with their expertise and insights, they may introduce you to ideas you may not have considered.

















Cover Image + Images 4,5, 6 + 7 by Hannah Jan Photography, Images 2, 8, 9 + 10 by Lindsey Shorter Weddings + Image 3 by Khaki Bedford Photography

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