In the Spanish town of Córdoba, designer Shane Connolly is preparing an elaborate floral display.
He is just one of five world-renowned artists selected for Flora, an international flower festival which is returning for its fourth edition after a two-year absence.
Connolly is no stranger to high-pressure events. He created the flower arrangements for Prince William and Kate Middleton’s royal wedding at Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace.
But he has never worked in a location like Córdoba’s cathedral.
“When I was first told that I could be in the Mezquita de Córdoba, I could not believe it. I was absolutely overwhelmed,” he says.
“This place is already perfection. So I wanted to add something
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