LEONARD TEENGS is president of Leonard's Design Systems, a highly successful company since 1987 which specializes in all forms of creative floral design, visual merchandising, product presentation and special event coordination. Leonard has been involved with the Canadian floral industry for over 28 years and became a member of The American Institute of Floral Design in 1992, a leading non-profit organization commestablishing and maintaining standards in professional floral design and promoting the art of floral design as a career. (Member 1992 - 2005). He is also a recipient of many awards from his participation in the F.T.D. America Cup, F.T.D. Maple Leaf Cup, Tournament of Roses Parade, Flowers Canada (Toronto Chapter) and many other competitions. His in depth knowledge of design, keen sense of colour as well as his ability to demonstrate design techniques make him a true professional. Leonard has taught floral design courses at Durham College, Flowers Canada (University of Guelph), Seneca College, North York and the Hong Kong Floral Design School. He has been featured as a guest speaker and designer at many industry functions in Canada, United States, Europe and Asia.