White House Cheif Floral Designer – Laura Dowling
Served as Chief Floral Designer from 2009-2015
As creative director for flowers and décor, Laura Dowling managed White House floral design for thousands of official and private events, including state dinners, parties, receptions and large-scale installations, such as the Fourth of July, Halloween and the iconic White House Christmas.
Her lush and lively floral creations also graced the White House state rooms, East and West Wing offices, Camp David and the Presidential private residence.
As Chief Floral Designer, Laura launched innovative strategic partnerships with the nation’s top artists and designers, creating imaginative, cutting-edge décor and flowers.
Laura is a long-time presenter and judge at the Philadelphia Flower Show, the nation’s oldest and largest flower expo, as well as a regular speaker at national, regional and local horticultural associations, garden clubs and museums. Her flower designs have been featured in design magazines and on Home and Garden Television (HGTV). She currently travels the country giving inspiring talks about her White House experience and her philosophy of floral artistry – with the goal of creating beauty wherever she goes.