I started momoglobal flowers with the mission to bring happiness
to people's lives with flowers,
and communicate with people of any age through teaching ikebana
and flower arrangement workshops.
Kaya Abe Magee
The founder and the principal instructor
Kaya Abe Magee studied fashion stylist in Tokyo.
Worked at Yohji Yamamoto in Tokyo and Paris as an international wholesale and PR. Live and work in London for the Japanese Embassy, looking after Ambassador's residents.
Holds a Master's degree in the Art of Japanese flower arrangement from Ichiyo style Ikebana School, for 10 years and is an auction committee and, Outreach program and board member of Ikebana International NYC Chapter 7.
In 2018, she continued her study at The McQueens Flower School in London to explore her own expression of flower arrangement. She completed courses in Event & Corporate Design and Wedding Floristry.
Kaya's professional accomplishment includes:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the residence of the Japanese Consul General of New York, an exhibition at Kitano Hotel, a Japanese restaurant in NYC, Chanel Haute-couture with the famous Odorantes in Paris.
She freelanced with Laura Clare Design, NJ, for weddings and events for 5 years while donating her time and money to teach Ikebana to children from low-income families, seniors at nursing homes. She helps maintain gardens in Saint Francois Xavier in Paris and outside London too.
Kaya divides her time between New Jersey, Manhattan, Paris, London, and Tokyo.