The Royal Delft Pottery is the leading producer of authentic Delft Blue ornamental earthenware and acts and a centre of knowledge for the production of ceramics. With over 140,000 visitors coming to view the traditional process of Delft earthenware every year, the museum has grown into one of the major tourist attractions of the Netherlands. Royal Delft and floral designer Pim van den Akker join forces for this inspirational book showcasing the timeless masterpieces of the Delft museum collection, reinterpreted by Pim van den Akker. The unique floral creations show a different side to the treasured Delft pieces and emphasise their age-old beauty.
Making every day's life extraordinary' is not just a slogan for Dutch designer and floral artist Pim van den Akker. His floral creations connect the worlds of design and floral art at the same time prove how natural forms, structures and colors are determinative for the atmosphere. Pim van den Akker is a master in displaying the beauty of both flowers and plants in a surprisingly playful and movingly honest way. Beauty, naturalness, structure and individuality are the key words in his creations. This monograph not only shows the virtuosic skills of this floral expert, it is also a splendid testimony to the philosophy of this exceptional floral designer.