Posts Tagged ‘floral design’


The Flowering of Gus Pappas

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

A businessman readies a last century business for a new century world. By Joe O’Donnell    Photo by Beau Gustafson The formula is deceptively simple. Fresher flowers. Same day delivery. That has become the mantra at Norton’s Florist, the old-line Birmingham florist founded in 1921 that has thrived under the ownership of Gus Pappas. Pappas… Read More

Flower Girl

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Mandy Majerik propels her third-generation floral business to national acclaim. Written and photographed by Kelli Hewett Taylor Floral designer Mandy Majerik, owner of HotHouse Design Studio in Birmingham’s Lakeview district, has become a Southern-fried rock star in the national and international floral industry. When Majerik, 31, speaks at national conferences and flower shows at least… Read More