Modern flower arranging breaks the old rules of traditional western flower design and combined with the new containers and accessories not available in the past makes floral design closer to our new world.
Geometric motifs abound. Oriental style flower design can also fit very well in modern decor.
The first book to inspire me was "Flower Style: The art of Floral Design and Decoration by Kenneth Turner, London foremost floral decorator.
Other notable modern floral designers
Flowers...are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out values all the utilities of the world.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1844