Mark Held and Richard David have created a most unique floral environment—part retail flower shop and part creative design studio—MARK’S GARDEN in Los Angeles.
They have brought together the most talented design staff in the western United States and have constantly challenged them to achieve new creative levels.
Mark’s Garden has recently created designs for celebrity events such as the recent weddings of Gwen Stefani, Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards, Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Simpson, Shaquille O’Neal, and Adam Sandler, to name only a few. Their bridal designs have appeared on the cover of PEOPLE magazine numerous times as well as in a multitude of media.
Mark, Richard and their staff have designed the floral arrangements for the Academy Awards Governors Ball for the past ten years and recently completed work on three gala nights of parties for the opening of The Frank Gehry designed Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles.
Within the past few months, in addition to dozens of weddings in the Los Angeles area, Mark’s Garden has created wedding décor in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico at Las Ventanas resort, Hawaii, Aspen, Colorado, Austin, Texas, Las Vegas, Nevada, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Napa Valley and Palm Springs, California
Mark and his designs have been prominently featured in a wide range of media including an NBC “In Style” special on celebrity weddings, a VH1 special on weddings, and expansive coverage of a local wedding on “Martha Stewart Living” on CBS television. There have also been recent features on Entertainment Tonight, E! Entertainment, and NBC4. There has also been recent coverage in The Los Angeles Times, The Daily News, PEOPLE Magazine, BRIDE’S Magazine, TV Guide and a variety of other publications. The group has also been featured in the London Financial Times as one of the top florists in the world and is listed in "America's Elite 1000."