Olaf Borchard thinks in pictures. He is an illustrator and a creative consultant. And he also develops the artistic concept for the FlowerUP shooting. The photos – cool still lifes with flowers, blossoms and branches, arranged by the florist Ruby Barber in the fine porcelain and glass vases from Rosenthal.
Sometimes Olaf Borchard even picks up a pencil and lets photo shoots, everyday things, fashion and nature inspire him.
He has come up with two new figures for a series of illustrations, which he simply calls “Misses”: Miss Palm and Miss Dahlia. Both are tall, slender, have a black pageboy haircut and seductive red lips. And are dressed quite extravagantly. Whereas a bilious green banana leaf snuggles around Miss Palm’s waist up to her throat, Miss Dahlia’s bright red gown seems to explode with splendid flowers. As different as the two elegant ladies are, they have one thing in common – Miss Palm and Miss Dahlia look fabulous as they enticingly walk across the porcelain surface of the limited mug collection from Rosenthal.