As trends become increasingly differentiated, all the time finer and yet ever more individual, in the midst of it all the nature trend is ever-present as the biggest, most lasting of all. We have filtered out two aspects of this trend for you. This issue showcases floral implementations sorted into five trend themes. And our fireworks of ideas are accompanied by seasonal floristry specially designed for the first half of 2018. Internationally renowned floral designers demonstrate their skills, while talented newcomers set new highlights with workpieces they submitted for their Master Floral Design diplomas. So allow yourself to be inspired and get ready for a new year full of fantastic floral art.