This week’s featured Premiere Select Gallery Designer is Coby Neal, founder of The Flower Studio. While the Flower Studio has been a staple in the event industry for over 15 years, Coby has displayed exquisite talent for design and floral artistry since his college days.
Here’s a bit about Coby.
How long have you been in the floral industry and how did you get started?
48 years. I started sweeping floors in a small flower shop in San Marcos, Texas while finishing my senior year at TSU.
How would you describe your style?
From traditional to contemporary
What do you love most about your job?
The creative adventure, working with many types of flowers and foliage and hopefully enhancing other people’s lives.
What is the most memorable event you’ve provided your services for?
Planning a wedding with Lady Bird Johnson at their ranch and secondly doing a wedding for the Aga Kahn.
What are important things to consider when choosing a florist for an event?
What do you like about working in the event industry?
Meeting challenges and people
Premiere Select has had the pleasure of working with Coby on numerous events. We recently teamed up for a wedding at Villa Antonia.
Coby and The Flower Studio are located in downtown Austin on West 6th Street. To see more of his work, you can check him out here.