Have you ever walked by a garbage can in New York City, only to find it overflowing with a beautiful bouquet? If you have, the miraculous sighting was not the result of a date gone wrong, but that of the work of artist Lewis Miller. Best-known for his “Flower Flashes,” Miller is a florist, event designer, and the author of Styling Nature, A Masterful Approach to Floral Design.
Miller’s creations, which he calls his “gift to New Yorkers” have been popping up across the city since 2016, covering not only trash cans but also construction sites, bus shelters, and subway stations. We spoke to the artist about his first Flower Flash, the public’s strong response to his work, and what some have dubbed the “Floraissance.”…[READ MORE]