Rob is an award winning garden designer with a passion for making gardens enjoyable, relaxing and beautiful using the skills he developed studying at the Pickard School of Garden Design (www.pickardschool.com).
Born in Florence and of Italian descent, Rob is bilingual and adores Italian style and culture. He regularly visits his relatives in Tuscany and appreciates their abundant creativity. As a child, living in Italy, he spent hours upon hours in the surrounding countryside absorbing its splendour and beauty. The inspiration from his childhood helped him in adulthood to form a very aesthetic view of design and in particular of outdoor spaces. The renovation of his own family home and design of his garden in Chipping Norton over several years provided the ideal opportunity to explore and implement those ideas.
Rob studied Mathematics at undergraduate level in the UK followed by a masters degree in Business Administration. He has worked in the food and automotive industries in the UK and abroad for much of his career, gaining extensive management and project management expertise. When an opportunity to take up his real passion came along he jumped at the chance.
His fascination for garden design covering styles ranging from the traditional Cotswold look to an urban modern feel, alongside robust business and project management skills, combine exceptionally well to provide clients with a complete design service to achieve their dream garden.
Rob is a Pre-Registered Member of the Society of Garden Designers (http://sgd.org.uk) and holds Professional Indemnity Insurance cover.
Rob at Hidcote Manor Gardens