7Circular Arrangements Mass designs are based on either the triangle or the circleFour variations of the circle include mounds, cones, ovals, and fans
8Circular Mound DesignMound design, also called the nosegay arrangement is designed to be viewed from all sides.Mound Arrangements do not have a focal point
9Circular Mound Design Designs may be compact or light and airy Radiation rhythm is important in the construction of a moundAll the stem are the same distance from the center of the design.
10Circular Mound DesignStems appear to radiate from one point with the mound forming a sphereA line drawn across the top of the design forms a half circle
11Circular Mound DesignSpace between flowers is equal throughout the design.Usually arranged in low round containers. If the container is taller that it is wide, an oval design would be more appropriate
13Circular Mound DesignFlowers should be evenly distributed over the designOnly mass, filler, and sometimes form flowers should be used. Line flowers are never used- they will give the arrangement a spiked appearance.
17Circular Mound DesignMass and filler flowers such as carnations, roses, tulips, mums, statice, and baby’s breath, are recommended for mound designSize of flowers is dictated by the size of the design
19The Conical DesignFirst introduced in the Byzantine period (A.D )Foliage was arranged in containers to resemble cone-shaped trees.
20Conical DesignFlowers and fruit often spiraled from the base to the top of the arrangementDesign is often varied from its original design to appear less formal
21Conical DesignThe cone is similar in shape to the pyramids even though it is rounded
22Oval ArrangementHolds the viewer’s eye within the circular pattern created by the design.Sometimes used at the altar of a church or at the end of a roomLarge oval designs are also used at wedding receptions and parties