Founded in 2001, Waterlily Pond is a full-service event design and floral art studio based in San Francisco, California.

Waterlily Pond has designed spectacular flowers and décor for over 1,000 weddings and events, and created large scale works of floral art for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the de Young Museum and other cultural institutions.

The studio is headed up by the dynamic husband and wife duo of Natasha Lisitsa and Daniel Schultz.

Their unique combination of skills (designer + architect and craftsman) ensures each event is distinctive, impactful, and full of custom touches.

Natasha and Daniel’s engineering and architectural backgrounds allow them to design and fabricate technically challenging projects that truly transform spaces.

Our Mantra

  • Design and delight-driven
  • Personalized
  • Artisanal
  • Custom fabrication
  • Dramatic visual impact
  • Grand scale yet detail-obsessed
  • Local and sustainable where possible
  • Quality above all

About Natasha

Natasha Lisitsa, founder and head designer of Waterlily Pond Studio, has been called one of the most exciting and daring designers in America. She has become internationally recognized for her larger-than-life floral installations, vivacious design style and innovative use of materials.

Originally trained as an engineer, Natasha began her floral career by studying Japanese Ikebana floral design, and eventually developed her own style fusing Eastern and Western design principles, often referred to as “exuberant Ikebana.”

Natasha’s work has been featured in many national and international publications, and the European publisher Stichting Kunstboek recently released a monograph of her work -
Exuberant Floral Art »

About Daniel

Daniel Schultz is the technical lead for Waterlily Pond. With a degree in Architecture and as a practicing Furniture Designer, he brings design perspective, talent for analyzing space and structural engineering to the fabrication of the custom pieces and large-scale installations for which Waterlily Pond is known.