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BB Podcast Episode 75: Akiko Kovacs

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Akiko Kovacs | Jada Poon Photography

Today we’re visiting with Akiko Kovacs, owner of Floraison in Paris, France, to chat about:

  • the experience that reminded her of the fragility of life and pushed her to follow her dream without delay
  • finding the courage to move to Paris and learn a new language while pursuing a floral design education
  • how finding her personal style helped build a business which quickly gained momentum
  • sourcing flowers in Paris
  • her quest to find local garden grown flowers
  • the advantages of speaking 3 languages as a floral designer
  • the rewards and logistics of working with a wedding planner
  • the challenges of being a working mother

FloraisonLauren Fair

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Outdoor wedding ceremony aisle lined with garland of orange and white flowers by Floraison Paris next to wooden chairs for guests Bride in white wedding gown holding a Floraison Paris bouquet of orange cosmos, fern, and ivory roses and callas

FloraisonMadame Wedding Design | Alain M

SEE MORE OF AKIKO’S WORK HERE:

 Website | Instagram | Facebook | Pinterest

Opera Garnier grans staircase lined with greenery and pink flowers by Floraison Paris

Opera Garnier | Franklyn K photography | Floraison | Marrigic Wedding


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Co-Hosts: Amy McGee (Botanical Brouhaha) + Maggie Bailey (Bramble & Bee)

BB Podcast Sound Engineer: Landon McGee


If you enjoyed our chat with Hazel Gardiner, you might also enjoy our interview with Heather Siu, owner of Myrtle et OliveClick here to listen.

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  1. Karen says:

    So thrilled to see you interviewing Akiko! She’s such a delightful person, so talented, and a wonderful teacher.

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