Inglis Thorburn has been chosen as the winner of the garden design bursary at Inchbald School of Design.
We ran the competition in Gardens Illustrated back in December, asking entrants to design a rooftop garden.
All of the entries impressed the judges but Andrew Duff, director of the garden school faculty, said of the winner, "Inglis showed an advanced understanding of spatial awareness and an obvious keen eye for design both aesthetically and practically".
Inglis is based in Scotland, so the newly launched Online Diploma in Principles and Practices of Garden Design is the perfect format to allow him to complete the six modules, take part in tutorials and gain feedback – all via the internet.
"I'm absolutely delighted to have won this amazing opportunity,” Inglis said, who currently works as an illustrator. “I hope that it will ultimately lead to a career in garden design. I find the whole process of garden design fascinating, from the design element and practical considerations to getting the horticulture right. I want to have the chance to create something enduring that has a positive effect on people, and gardens can clearly do that."
Watch out for news on how Inglis progresses throughout the year.
For more details on Inchbald and the garden design courses available go to www.inchbald.co.uk