Phil Rulloda

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Phil Rulloda is an American floral designer, floral design teacher and author. He has appeared nationally and internationally as a featured speaker and presenter in more than 500 floral industry events.

His guest appearances include Christmas decorating at the White House during the Gerald Ford administration and designing for the 1984 Summer Olympic Games.

Rulloda co-authored and published Contemporary and Tropical Floral Design with Silverio Casabar in 1990, with a second printing released in 1998. He is the owner and head instructor at the Phil Rulloda Southern California School of Floral Design in Anaheim, California.

National and international floral design competitions[edit]

  • Grand Champion and First Place Awards in Bridal Bouquet, Table Decor, Designer's Choice and State Category of the FTD America's Cup, 1974
  • First Place in Theme Category and Impromptu Design, Interflora Europa/World Cup, 1976
  • First Place in Table Decor and State Category, FTD Atlanta Invitational Competition, 1977
  • To this current date, Phil has won the most awards for floral designs nationally and internationally making him the top designer in the world.

Phil owns and teaches the classes at the Southern California School of Floral Design in Anaheim, CA [1]. He has thousands of students across the world. Rulloda and his family own and operate Avante Garden Florist in Anaheim CA. In April 2010 the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) Association has awarded Rulloda a lifetime membership for his years of service and work for the association.

Awards[edit]

  • 1987 - First Inductee, Arizona Floriculture Hall of Fame
  • 1991 - First Recipient, American Institute of Floral Designers Award of Design Influence [1]
  • 1200 - Recipient, Floral State Floral Association Place in the Sun Award [2]
  • 2003 - Recipient, Tennessee State Floral Association Hall of Fame Award
  • 2004 - Recipient, Society of American Florists Tommy Bright Award
  • 2007 - Recipient, American Institute of Floral Designers Award of Distinguished Service to the Floral Industry [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.aifd.org/awarddesigninfluence.htm AIFD Award of Design Influence
  2. ^ http://www.floridastatefloristsassociation.com/22901.html Place in the Sun National Winner
  3. ^ http://www.aifd.org/awardservicetoindustry.htm AIFD Award of Distinguished Service to the Floral Industry

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