Michael and Darroch Putnam are Putnam & Putnam, a New York City floral design company that uses natural flowers to create imaginative experiences for clients ranging from weddings to high fashion. With every project, Putnam & Putnam works to disrupt a staid industry with museum-worthy pieces that transcend the possibilities of floral design. Michael and Darroch share how they got their start, what makes their partnership so successful, and why sharing their expertise with others is an Extraordinary thing.
Putnam & Putnam began with us doing little projects for our friends, small dinners, weddings, things like that. Back then, our apartment was our studio — we even kept branches in the toilet! We finally set up a proper studio space when our business started to take off, specifically