«The great thing about our work is being able to observe nature and incorporate it into our creations,» says Martin Abplanalp, florist and colour designer, owner of Blumen Schipfe. For him, flowers are a reflection of life, for in addition to their innate beauty, they also show us their ephemerality. Journalist Bettina Weber has recorded such thoughts and more in a portrait on Martin Abplanalp published in «Bolero», the Swiss magazine for fashion, beauty and lifestyle. In a special series on the theme of flowers, each issue features a person – whether a silk manufacturer, an artist or the owner of a botanical garden – who regards nature as a source of inspiration. (Press artikel in German in PDF format)