Hitomi Gilliam and Kathy Whalen, Certified AIFD Designers Receive Prestigious Award

'A Fresh Look at Judging Floral Design' inspires the flower industry
By: American Institute of Floral Design
April 29, 2014 - PRLog -- The Independent Book Publisher Association has honored respected American Institute of Floral Design certified members Hitomi Gilliam and Kathy Whalen, accomplished authors of the innovative and unique publication A Fresh Look At Judging Floral Design with a Ben Franklin Silver Medal award for excellence in the Education Book category.

A Fresh Look is one of three education books honored by the Independent Book Publisher Association (IBPA) for 2014. The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards, which include fifty-five categories recognizing excellence in book editorial and design, are regarded as one of the highest national honors for independent publishers.

This thorough publication is respected as the definitive book on the art of judging. It offers a long awaited comprehensive guide for judges, designers, teachers, mentors, and hosts that finally fills a void in the design industry. Self evaluation checklists, objectivity and subjectivity, sample score sheets, mentorship counciling, and much more are provided and discussed in detail.

For up to date information and to purchase this book please visit http://judgingfloraldesign.com/.

Tags:AIFD, Hitomi Gilliam, Kathy Whalen, Ibpa, Floral Design
Industry:Arts, Education
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