Making London Blooming Beautiful

London based florist, The Urban Flower Firm (TUFF) have grown a well-respected reputation for bringing innovative and creative floral displays to events and corporates throughout the city.

We caught up with the founder Mark Upton, to learn what it takes to deliver an outstanding display as well as a thing or two about floristry life in the capital.


by Emily Taylor
Emily looks after Consumer Marketing for Zipcar, leading on our promotional campaigns and marketing communications. When she isn’t developing her passion for creating content, she spends weekends judging the UK’s ability to make decent coffee (we forgot to mention she’s Australian) and obsessing over dogs she doesn’t own.

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