Harris Bugg Studio, the award-winning and values-driven landscape design studio, has welcomed Natalie Graham, Claire Lowther and Lauren Juozokas to its team. Founded by Charlotte Harris and Hugo Bugg in 2017, the studio now employs ten people.
Natalie Graham joins as Senior Landscape Architect from Gillespies Leeds, where she was responsible for projects including the Carnegie Teaching and Research Building at Leeds Beckett University and the Frederick Douglas Centre, The Helix, Newcastle.
Claire Lowther joins as Senior Designer from Jinny Blom’s studio. Originally trained as an architect she moved into landscape design in 2017, and has worked as lead designer on multiple private residential gardens across the UK.
Lauren Juozokas joins as Studio Manager from furniture systems planner Vitsoe, where she was responsible for managing high-end furniture installations in the UK, Europe and South East Asia. Previously, she worked as an interior designer for commercial and residential projects. Lauren’s main responsibilities will be to support the busy, growing studio across work planning and new business development.
Speaking about the new appointments, Charlotte Harris, Co-Director of Harris Bugg Studio said: “We are very excited to be welcoming Natalie, Claire and Lauren to the Harris Bugg Studio team. Each of them brings a wealth of skills, knowledge and experience to our studio, and we are looking forward to fostering their talents.”
Hugo Bugg, Co-Director of Harris Bugg Studio, added: “We are proud of our values as an inclusive, collaborative workplace where everyone has the opportunity to participate and take ownership of projects. We’re all looking forward to working with them to deliver exceptional landscape design for our clients, and to build on our reputation for creativity, purpose and delivery.”
Harris Bugg Studio was founded by Charlotte Harris and Hugo Bugg in 2017. The studio delivers at the highest level, with gardens located in the UK and Europe encompassing high-end residential, public, botanic, commercial historic, and conservation landscapes. Recent projects include the redesign of the historic walled kitchen garden at RHS Bridgewater, the design for the glasshouse complex at Gothenburg Botanic Gardens as well as many private gardens and country estates in Dorset, Exmoor, the Highlands, London, Cornwall, Kent and Oxfordshire.
The studio has won five RHS Gold medals, including most recently at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2021 for its pocket park garden for show sponsor M&G. The Studio is listed as one of Country Life Magazine’s ‘Best Garden and Landscape Design Practices in Britain’ and co-founders Charlotte Harris and Hugo Bugg have been called ‘pioneering design talents of their generation’ by the Royal Horticultural Society.