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  • FLORAL APPRENTICESHIP

     

     

    FLORAL APPRENTICESHIP - SPRING  2017

    We are looking for a 3-month floral apprentice to work in our studio in Red Hook. This will be an in-depth learning ​experience ​where the apprentice participates in all functions of an intimate and fast operating floral studio with a focus on events.

    Experience with flowers is not required but a plus. In this position, you will assist in all aspects of the work in our studio from concept to final product. We will expect you to dive in immediately and give us all you have.

    As a result, you will learn various techniques to create beautiful flower arrangements, the ins and outs of the flower market, how to condition flowers, how to handle logistics, set-up and break down of events and help create and execute unique concepts for client events.

    Candidate must be a self-starter, independent and communicative worker. She/he must be prepared to work early mornings/late evenings and/or weekends and have a flexible schedule. Being able to work individually, but also on a team, ability to work under time pressure, and willing to do physical labor is required. An intuitive eye and understanding for color, form and composition is a must.

    We require that you are available a minimum of three days a week. This ​program is a partially paid. Start date is February 15th, 2017. This is is a one of a kind learning opportunity for a professional and driven individual where we will teach you our internationally acclaimed methods and style. The majority of our previous apprentices now run their own floral businesses or freelance for us.

    Please email staffing@tincanstudiosbk.com with a copy of your resume, and a short introduction about yourself with the subject line “Apprenticeship” to be considered. If you have anything that demonstrates your visual or conceptual skills (photography, paintings, floral design, drawings, carpentry, craft projects, etc) please send that as well.Interviews will take place at Tin Can Studios in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

     

     

     

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  • WEDDING WIRE AWARD!

     

    Huge thank you to Wedding Wire for the WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award 2017!  We are beyond delighted to have so many wonderful wedding clients find us through your wedding planning site and directory and look forward to many more beautiful weddings in New York and beyond in the future!

     

    Wedding chuppah set up at Pioneer Works. Photo: Paul Brissman

    Bride and bridesmaids at The Bowery Hotel. Photo: Trent Bailey 

    Bridal bouquet with tree peonies, blueberry, garden roses, among other ingredients at The Bowery Hotel. Photo: Trent Bailey  

    Wedding reception set up at The Bowery Hotel. Photo: Trent Bailey  

     Wedding reception set up at The Bowery Hotel. Photo: Trent Bailey

     Bridal bouquet at Pioneer Works in Red Hook. Photo: Joseph Lin

    Centerpiece for a wedding at The Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg. Photo: Tin Can Studios

     

     

     

     

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  • FORAGING FOR TV

     

    I was recently asked by TV4 in Sweden to come and do a guest appearance on one of their most popular and oldest shows called Äntligen Hemma. Of course I accepted their offer! So while Ashley and Jessica kept things running at the studio, I jumped on a plane to Stockholm.

    Once there I was met by two of my former apprentices, Hanna Piippo and Emelie Wallstedt, who helped me set up the studio (which Emelie kindly let me borrow for the recording).

    Next I went out in to the woods to do some foraging and scored some fern, rose hip, oak branches and some stuff I don't even know the names of for the show. In Sweden it is legal to forage (responsibly of course!) so growing up there this came very natural to me.

    Then we were sent off to a very generous wholesaler, S-blommor, who basically let us raid their entire inventory and load up three carts of amazing blooms.

    Finally it was time to start shooting the show. Little did I know that I was going to do all the talking by myself (no host asking questions, what???). I think it turned out great in the end, much thanks to the super funny and talented crew at TV4 as well as a lot of help from my friends. Here it is if you feel like seeing me arrange some foraged foliage and flowers in a vintage sugar bowl using chicken wire as a base.

    It is in Swedish of course, but you should watch it anyways, because the language of flowers is universal after all...

     

     

     

     

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  • WORK AT TIN CAN STUDIOS!

     
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    FLORAL APPRENTICESHIP -​ SPRING ​AND SUMMER​
    (​2 ​POSITION​S​)
    ​We are looking for a 3-month floral apprentice to work in our studio in Red Hook. This will be a fulfilling and in-depth learning ​experience ​where the apprentice participates in all functions of an intimate and fast operating floral studio with a focus on events. Experience with flowers is not required but a plus. In this position you will assist in all aspects of the work in our studio from concept to final product. Candidate must be a self-starter, independent and communicative worker. She/he must be prepared to work early mornings/late evenings and/or weekends. Being a team player and willing to do physical labor is required. An intuitive eye and understanding for color, form and composition is a must. This ​program is a partially paid full-time position. Start dates are March 1, 2016 and May 25, 2016. This is is a one of a kind learning opportunity for a professional and driven individual where we will teach you our internationally acclaimed methods and style. Please email staffing@tincanstudiosbk.com with a copy of your resume and a short introduction about yourself with the subject line “Apprenticeship” in order to be considered. Interviews will take place on February 18, 20 and 22 at Tin Can Studios in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
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    ​FREELANCE FLORISTS
    (MULTIPLE POSITIONS)
    We are looking for experienced floral designers to work and grow with us and our fabulous team on an ongoing freelance basis. You have experience with events and/or weddings and an amazing eye for color, texture, and form. You enjoy working on a team but can also work independently and are organized, professional, on time, and never afraid to roll up your sleeves when needed. Applications must include a minimum of 6 ​pictures of your work ​ (e.g. bouquets, centerpieces and install work) and be sent to staffing@tincanstudiosbk.com with the subject line “Freelance Florist” to be considered. Please also include references. Interviews will take place on February 18, 20 and 22 at Tin Can Studios in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
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    ADMINISTRATIVE​ STUDIO​ ASSISTANT
    (1 POSITION, PART-TIME)
    Tin Can Studios is looking for an administrative studio assistant to work 15-20 hours/week in our studio in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Responsibilities will include: ​assistance with presentations, writing proposals, ordering supplies, keeping track of inventory, minor bookkeeping, managing online orders, answering emails and phone calls, scheduling appointments, keeping the studio organized + other.
    Candidate must be highly organized and detail oriented, possess outstanding verbal and written communicative skills and have the ability to work independently and/or delegate job tasks to others when needed. Proficiency with a Mac computer is a must. Proficiency in Adobe CC programs is a strong plus (especially InDesign and Photoshop). Please note that although you will be working in a floral studio, this position’s primary focus is the administrative part of the business. Please email staffing@tincanstudiosbk.com with a copy of your resume and a short introduction about yourself ​ with the subject line “Administrative Studio Assistant”. Interviews will take place on February 18, 20 and 22 at Tin Can Studios in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
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    FLORAL INTERNSHIP - ​SPRING PROGRAM
    (2 POSITIONS)
    We are looking for part-time floral interns to work in our studio in Red Hook. Interns will assist in all aspects of floral and event design, one to two days a week.​ Being a team player and willing to do simpler tasks such as cleaning, lifting, running errands, etc in addition to floral work is required. Interns should be prepared to work early mornings/late evenings and/or weekends. Floral background is not a requirement. An intuitive eye and understanding for color, form and composition is a plus. In return for your hard work you will learn about the floral design techniques used at Tin Can Studios. The spring internship program is ​a partially ​paid part-time ​position​ (1-2 days/week). The start date is March 1, 2016. Please email staffing@tincanstudiosbk.com with a copy of your resume and a short introduction about yourself. Only applications with the subject line “Internship”will be considered. Interviews will take place on February 18, 20 and 22 at Tin Can Studios in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

  • BEST FLORAL ON INSTAGRAM

     

    Thank you, thank you, thank you Instyle.com for featuring us at the top of your list of the 16 Best Floral Designers on Instagram. What a huge honor to be mentioned amongst some of our faves such as Putnam Flowers, Saipua, Amy Merrick, Tulipina Floral Design to name a few…

     

     


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