Instructor: Takako Matsui

Takako Matsui
Takako Matsui is a 2020 graduate of NYBG's Floral Design Certificate Program. As a nature lover, Takako is certified by the Japan Gardening Society as a garden coordinator, offering collaborative styles between retail fresh-cut flowers and garden flowers or wildflowers.

She leads a flower project at her local public library to brighten up the community, teaches seasonal floral design classes, and takes part in lectures about edible flowers.

Takako has won awards for her dried and pressed floral artworks. She is also a graduate from the University of Tokyo's Faculty of Pharmacy.

Classes by this instructor

Create your own professional-looking arrangements with economical, store-bought bouquets. Using simple design principles and fresh flowers from your local grocery store or farmers market, learn how to design and create your own elegant arrangements. $50 materials fee. more...
234FDN210 05/05 Fr 11:00am-1:00pm Matsui

Immerse yourself in the beauty and charm of the cherry blossom, this iconic Japanese flower also known as sakura. An adored springtime favorite, the cherry blossom and its branches add striking elegance to any arrangement. Learn how to condition these more...
234FDN383 04/14 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Matsui