Nilufer Danis

Meet the designer of The Way of St James Garden at RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2024

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Nilufer Danis is an international award-winning chartered landscape architect and garden designer with almost two decades of experience in the industry. Originally from Turkey, Nilufer Danis moved to the UK in 2000, and went on to achieve an MA at the University of Greenwich and gain her Landscape Institute Chartership.

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Her international awards include Best Thematic & Innovative Project and Best International Project by Plant Magazine, The Innovative Garden Special Prize by EXPO 2016 Antalya and Best Participation Award by China and Shanghai Flower Associations 2021.

Nilufer Danis at RHS Shows:

2012, RHS Hampton Court, Our First Home, Our First Garden – Gold & Best in Category.
2014, RHS Hampton Court, Wrath – Eruption of Unhealed Anger –  Gold.
2015, RHS Hampton Court, Turkish Garden of Paradise – Gold & Best in Category.
RHS Chelsea Flower Show, 2013 & 2014, Hartley Botanic Exhibit – Best Trade Stand.

Nilufer says: “Designing show gardens challenges designers to push their boundaries, solve unique design problems, and explore innovative ideas, leading to personal and professional growth. Successfully executing a show garden demonstrates the designer’s unique design skills, knowledge, discipline, professionalism and ability to meet clients’ briefs and expectations. Garden shows serve as the best platforms for introducing new materials, plants, construction techniques, and sustainability practices to both industry professionals and the general public.”

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