Hamidah Abdul Karim, CFD

Ms. Hamidah is a Singapore-based floral designer certified by the American Institute of Floral Designers and a member of the Official World Flower Council. She has studied floristry from beginners to professional certificate and graduated in floristry business management. Over the years, she has developed her unique creative direction, expanding the use of flowers in table centerpieces and bouquets to adorn bespoke wearable art.

Her designs have won awards both locally and internationally including the Best Floral Design in the 2011 London-based World Flower Council Wearable Art Competition, 1st Place in the FDSS 8th International Championship Floral Competition and Design Excellence Award held at the Singapore Garden Festival in 2012.

Beyond the awards, Ms. Hamidah greatly values and embraces the creative exposure and environment she experiences at competitions.

“I enjoy learning new things and I believe every day is a journey to learn. And the more I learn, the more I crave for new ideas and opportunities. New ideas and creativity somehow nurtures oneself.”

Ms. Hamidah’s passion for floral arrangement and travel has taken her to Melbourne, London and America to learn from an international plethora of renowned floral artists; including Master Pim Van Den Akker, Wendy Andrade, Rene Van Rems, Tomas De Bruyne, Daniel Santamaria, John Haines and Hitomi Gilliam. Her learning has blossomed and shines through in her beautiful creations and patient teaching in floral workshops and demonstrations.