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McQueens Korea
An International Adventure
 
Following the fantastic success of our pop up school in Korea last year we are very excited to announce an expansion of the McQueens family with a permanent home for our first international school in Seoul. McQueens has always enjoyed a very special relationship with flower lovers from Korea. That relationship spans over 25 years since and became apparent when McQueens Flower School was founded and we had the wonderful pleasure of welcoming students from all over the world, many whom travelled from Korea, inspired by our approach and passion for flowers.
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The new home for McQueens Korea in Seoul
The school in Korea has a packed curriculum of creative course and welcomes students of all abilities.

'We have modified our London curriculum to suit the Korean market.' explains McQueens senior tutor Zibi Zareba who is based in Korea for the next year. 'It was very important for us that our school based in Seoul has synergy with our London school and upholds the same design principles and style of design. We have created a curriculum that has something for everyone from classes aimed at beginners or hobbyists, through to classes that the focus on more advanced techniques. I am very excited to welcome students to McQueens Korea and to share our passion for flowers with a wider audience."
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McQueens Creative Designer Zibi Zibara, lead florist from London is now based in Korea
Dong Min Kim McQueens Korea's head florist has worked with McQueens for the past 10 years
Our new school is based in the creative hub of Gangnam-gu and is prominently positioned with huge windows and an outside terrace area that is perfect for creating projects to dress the exterior of the building. It's the perfect location for our first international school. Dong Min Kim, Head Florist at McQueens Korea explains -

"We always knew that McQueens Korea would be based in the Chungdam Dong area and we looked at several locations before settling on this as our new home. Chungdam Dong is a very prestigious area, the main street near our school is called " Chungdam Dong Luxury Street" because many luxury brand's flagship stores are located on this street, which is similar to Bond St in London. Our new neighbours include Carolina Herera, Chanel, Burberry, Prada and many more luxury brands. As well as revered designers the area is also renowned for beautiful homes, excellent schools and famous studios (which means lots of celebrities live in and visit the neighbourhood! This is a very exciting time for us in Seoul."

Speaking on the new curriculum, Dong Min Kim shares "We have enjoyed working closely with our colleagues in London to ensure that our classes are planned in line with standards that have McQueens has become so well known for. I have had a relationship with McQueens for over ten years and I am very excited to be working alongside one of McQueens most senior florists, Zibi who is now based in Seoul and working with us full time. Its been very exciting to welcome students to a series of preview classes to celebrate the launch of our school. We have had amazing comments from participants to our classes and look forward to welcoming students to the start of our new classes."
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Made at McQueens Korea
We love this flower wall created on one of our preview classes
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Step by step demonstrations
The principles of craft, skill and attention to detail
Beginner Course– 8 classes

Whether you're looking for an introduction to floristry or would simply like a refresher, this is the perfect course for you. The programme revisits the basics, building up to an intermediate level.

At this end of this course, you will take away skills including how to create a beautiful hand-tied bouquet, flower boxes and an array of arrangement techniques.

All materials are provided and students can take away their creations home at the end of the day.

Courses run from 10.30 am to 12.30pm each Tuesday and Thursday morning

KRW 1,000,000 (flowers price included)


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Advanced Course– 8 classes

This advanced course has been designed to build on intermediate floristry knowledge - whether you are already a florist or passionate about flowers.

The rich and in-depth curriculum covers a range of ambitious projects including wedding bouquets, tall table arrangements as well as two ‘art pieces’ and a final group project.

The course includes two 'art pieces' and a final group project.

All materials are provided and students can take away their creations home at the end of the day.

Courses run from 2pm to 4.30pm each Tuesday and Thursday afternoon

KRW 1,500,000 (flowers price included)



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Week 1 for London Professional Course - 10 classes

In order to obtain our McQueens diploma, you need to complete the 4-week vocational course at McQueens Flower School in London. We now provide the first week of the course in McQueens Korea to give our students flexibility in their travel schedule. The first week course material covered in Korea is essentially the same as London, thus you will be able to smoothly “transfer” and complete the remaining three weeks of the course in the UK.

All materials are provided and students can take away their creations home at the end of the day.

Once you complete vocational week 1 in Seoul, you can opt to continue the rest of week 2-4 in London. Our McQ team in Seoul will help you book flight, accommodation, and course.

The curriculum includes:

Two hand-ties - Low Table - Tall Table - Either and foam-free design or extra large hand-tie - Market Trip - Table Cascade

Courses run from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm each Wednesday and Friday

KRW 1,800,000 (flowers price included)



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Gem of Season Spring Table Class - 1 Day - 2 classes

Spring is bountiful with exquisite floral varieties, numerous in their colour, shape and size. Revel in learning about the stems of the season and conclude the morning with creating a spring-infused hand-tie bouquet. Equipped with the most beautiful blooms of the season you’ll achieve elegant and eye-catching table designs throughout the afternoon to achieve a dynamic table setting that can be replicated at home. What better way to welcome the arrival of spring?!

Courses run from 10.30 am to 2 pm / 2pm to 4.30pm on Saturday

KRW 300,000 (flowers price included)



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McQueens Terrace Flower Space Design – 1 DAY (2 Classes)

New for spring, this class takes place on the McQueens Flower School terrace. Filled with lots of McQueens know-how and taking inspiration from installations created for many London five-star hotels, the class offers an insight into a variety of installation design ideas that will beautifully enhance and transform a space into a luxurious English-style garden.

Courses run from 10.30 am to 2 pm / 2pm to 4.30pm on Saturday on April 20th

KRW 350,000 (flowers price included)


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Children's Day Event: Parent and Kid Flower Class – 1 DAY (1 Class)

The school are delighted to host a flower class with parents and children acknowledging the Family Month in May. The class offers a special opportunity to learn about McQueens' rich colour and sense of design through flowers and spend time with your family. Enjoy making precious memories with your children at McQueens Flower School.

Courses run from 10.30 am to 2 pm or 2pm to 4pm on Saturday on April 27th

KRW 300,000 (flowers price included)
McQueens Flower School Seoul

Seoul, Gangnam-gu, Dosan-dong 81 Road 23 1F


+ 82- (0) 2-6447-6276


info@mcqueens.co.kr

www.mcqueens.co.kr
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