welcome to tulipina.
by Leslie Santarina comment


tulipina. / sfgirlbybay

i’m delighted to take you inside the brand new san francisco-based home of floral design studio, tulipina. regarded as one of the most sought-after floral designers in the u.s. and beyond, owner kiana underwood recently moved her workspace from her home in nearby burlingame to this light-filled loft in sf’s potrero hill. her signature garden-style combines plenty of color, texture and a medley of floral varieties, including fun pops of fruit and foliage. you can see why her arrangements are coveted for every wedding and event! she further extends her passion through teaching, hosting both local and destination workshops for fellow floral enthusiasts and professionals. in fact, she’s teaching a course in indonesia as we speak.

i’ve seen kiana’s work up close at a number of events and workshops and i’ve admired and loved every installation—from lush tablescapes to hanging chandeliers. the moment she shared a photo of her new studio, i knew I had to pay her a visit.

vintage ladder inside floral design studio, tulipina. / sfgirlbybay

bright and colorful floral design studio, tulipina. / sfgirlbybay

love at first sight the moment i walked in. i mean, those stairs!

tulipina floral arrangements. / sfgirlbybay

tulipina owner kiana underwood. / sfgirlbybay

green and gray armchairs in tulipina design studio. / sfgirlbybay

rainbow stairwell inside tulipina workshop. / sfgirlbybay

vintage homewares & accessories inside tulipina design studio. / sfgirlbybay

her white medicine cabinet of candy colored vessels waiting to be filled.

tulipina owner kiana underwood arranging flowers. / sfgirlbybay

pale pink sofa inside tulipina design studio. / sfgirlbybay

the main floor is her workspace.

tulipina floral arrangement by owner kiana underwood. / sfgirlbybay

light fixture and vessels inside tulipina design studio. / sfgirlbybay

and the loft above, for meetings and gatherings.

lofted meeting area inside tulipina design studio. / sfgirlbybay

owner kiana underwood inside her tulipina design studio. / sfgirlbybay

for some daily floral inspiration check out kiana’s instagram. and for more information about her services, workshops and also prints of her work, visit here.

• all photography by leslie santarina.

11 responses to “welcome to tulipina.”

  1. beautiful! do you have any idea where she got her workbenches, or if she had them made? they’d be great in a kitchen too! thanks!

  2. My name is Kelly, the owner of Burns Florist. I’m undergoing a complete remodel and love the look stand feel of your shop. I am curious where you sourced your design tables. I would love to get something similar.
    Your space it great!

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