Tori Jones began her career as a florist in 1993, training with a leading London Florist. She went on to freelance on a number of exciting projects, including the Hampton Court Flower Show, functions at the Natural History Museum and on-set flowers for the James Bond film ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’. She had regular contract work with All Bar One, Donna Karan, Ha Ha Bar and Canteen. Her corporate work went on to include the Foreign Office, the London Hotel group The Metropolitan and Halkin Hotels. Tori moved to York in 2001 and continued her work as a florist, creating imaginative, bespoke wedding and occasion flowers. She started ibloomflorists, with fellow creative Sam Dunlop in 2014 and together they continue to enjoy corporate and private commissions, weddings and parties in and around the York area.
Sam Dunlop graduated from the University of East London, with B.A. (Hons) in Printed Textile Design. She worked for 10 years as a freelance Textile Designer. Clients included Paul Smith, Zandra Rhodes, and John Richmond. Her designs sold in the UK , USA , South Africa and Australia. Since moving to York in 2004, she has been involved in Community Arts projects, ‘Arty Toddler’ workshops, and craft classes for new mums. Sam started working with Tori in 2012 on a number of weddings, hotel work and Corporate events. Together they are York based Florists ibloomflorists.com