By Design – September 2016
This issue’s designs come from Fred Chlan, a freelance designer in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He has lived in both Asia and North America and has achieved certification in Sogetsu Ikebana, European, and Western styles of floral design. His work has appeared in publications through Canada, the United States, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, China, and Taiwan. He has given presentations since the 1980s. His focus revolves around independent self-origination design, respecting concepts of nature, utilizing found and foreign objects, and creating in the moment, regardless of marketed trends.