Michael Merritt , AIFD*, is a renowned master in the world of floral art. His maverick vision into the field of design shows his powerhouse of artistic expression through his varied styles of design. He is a floral designer’s designer, as comfortable creating wreaths, baskets and floral designs as he is the decorations for a party of 1,000 Washington DC political guests. The philosophy of his art is created by the inclusion of all complex elements occurring in floral design creating extraordinary and unique creations. His designs are an eclectic melange, a marriage of all materials, that express pleasure and beauty. Michael’s cross-country and international travels have taken him to grace the stages of respected garden clubs, museums, wholesale houses and educational institutions to the delight of hundreds of aspiring designers each year. In addition to his travels displaying his creative talent, Michael’s designs were showcased at the floral shop that he and his wife, Cheryl, owned and operated. His artistry has also been featured in many periodicals to enlighten and educate the design world.
Michael’s unique and engaging style blends knowledge and creativity promising to design works of art for any event, wedding , party, or even weekly arrangements for your home. Michael is also available for floral design seminars and private or group design classes. He has an eye for detail that is essential to create a magical ambiance and lasting memory for your event. Michael is a visionary floral artist. In 2011, Michael was awarded AIFD Laureate status in recognition of his contributions to the art and his support of the organization.
In 2016, Michael was awarded the Certified Floral Evaluator Judge credential.