I am Principal / Creative Director of Robin Horton Design, a strategic and creative communications design consultancy. I am also a writer and the founder / publisher of Urban Gardens, an award-winning green lifestyle and design blog.
Burson Marsteller, New York, NY, US, VP, Manager, Design Services
As Manager of Design Services at one of the world's largest public relations firms, I managed a team of design staff in the concept and development of branding, marketing, and promotional communications vehicles and was responsible for the quality of the final product. I also contributed to the creative and strategic development of new business pitches and programming.
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, US, Iowa Writers Workshop Summer Program
Eugene Lang, The New School for Liberal Arts, New York, NY, US, Writing
The Cooper Union, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Design
University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, Bachelors, French Literature
Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), Paris, France, French Literature
Numerous Design Awards, 1st Place
Numerous design awards including:
Graphic Design USA Desi Award
Graphic Design Magazine: Designer Case Studies
Print Magazine Regional Design Award
Art Direction Magazine Creativity Award
Advertising Club of New York
IABC Excellence in Communication Award
American Corporate Identity Annual
Garden Writers Association, 1st Place
Urban Gardens received both the Gold and Silver awards from the Garden Writers Association.
Creativity Award, 1st Place
Webby Nomination, Nomination
My blog, Urban Gardens, was one of five nominees in the Lifestyle Category for Webby Award. Hailed by the New York Times as "the Internet's highest honor."