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BY APPOINTMENT TO H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES
SUPPLIERS OF PERFUMED CANDLES, ROOM FRAGRANCES
AND TOILETRIES
KENNETH TURNER LIMITED, LONDON

 

From his grandfatherís country home in Ireland where he drew his initial inspiration, to the heart of Mayfair and London society, Kenneth Turner has become established as one of the foremost floral decorators in the world today, and is renowned for revolutionising the art of floral design.

Leaving school at an early age to work with an old gardener on a private estate, Ken went on to gain experience at a local nursery, which confirmed his belief that this was the area in which he wanted to work. The owner of the nursery recognised Kenís potential and persuaded him that he needed formal training if he was to advance in the horticultural world. He was granted a scholarship to Greenmount Horticultural College in Ireland, and then went on to take a course in Ornamental Horticulture at Reading University. Although providing an excellent grounding in landscape design and strategic planning, it was whilst at Reading that Ken realised that his real interest lay in the art of floral decorating.

He obtained a job in Oxford where his colleagues persuaded him that he should move to London. An introduction to the most innovative florists of their day, Lady Pulbrook and Miss Gcfuld, started his professional career in the capital during the 1960s. He rose rapidly to become their head decorator, and was allowed the opportunity to develop his creative flair. In 1970, he left Pulbrook and Gould to establish his first retail shop in Avery Row in the heart of Mayfair.

Today, Kenneth Turner Ltd. is a thriving business in the UK with worldwide distribution. But Kenneth Turner is more than just a business - it represents the vision of one man, an innovator and creator, transformed into a reality.

Creating visual extravaganzas for events such as the opening and dedication of the Sackler wing at the Metropolitain Museum of Art in New York, and the Masked Ball in a Venetian Palazzo on the Grand Canal in Italy, 

 


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