The Design Therapist Is Here to Help

June 15, 2011


Apartment Therapy’s Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan speaking at ABC Home in New York City.

“Home is a path, not a place” was the mantra at Apartment Therapy’s recent Design Evening in New York. “Home is something you do, not something you … Read More…

Urban Gardens Launches New Column at VENÜ Magazine

June 10, 2011


Urban Gardens (yup, that’s me, Robin Plaskoff Horton) is excited to be the creator of Exterior Motivesa new bi-monthly column for VENÜ Magazine, a vibrant and colorful print publication in Connecticut and New York. VENÜ offers … Read More…

New York City Landmarks Created From Nature

January 2, 2011


Photo by Robin Plaskoff Horton

Amid the glimmer and twinkle of tiny lights, G-scale model trains chug along a half-mile of track circling 140 miniature landmark buildings constructed entirely of natural materials including, bark, twigs, seeds, fruits, nuts, vines, mosses, Read More…

Cool Blogs to Follow: Not Just Your Garden Variety

October 8, 2010


Photo by Ellen Shapiro, Dig-it-Blog

I’ve made some new friends in and out of the garden lately. Some I met at the Garden Writers Association Annual Symposium in Dallas last month, some through other bloggers and on Twitter, others just … Read More…

New Spin on Planters and Design

July 6, 2010

I came cross this cool spinning “ferris wheel” planter while researching items to include in the small two-room garden shed I am designing with interior designer, Victoria Lyon for the upcoming Stamford Designer Show House.  Though the location is certainly … Read More…

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