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Robin Horton

Robin Horton

Old Greenwich, CT, US

 

About 

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.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

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.

Mar 1981 - Jun 1990
 

Education 

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, US, Iowa Writers Workshop Summer Program

Jul 2006 - current
 
Sep 2005 - May 2009
 

The Cooper Union, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Design

Sep 1977 - May 1980
 

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, Bachelors, French Literature

Sep 1972 - Jun 1976
 

Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), Paris, France, French Literature

Jan 1973 - Jun 1973
 

Awards 

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

2012
 

Garden Writers Association, 1st Place

Urban Gardens received both the Gold and Silver awards from the Garden Writers Association.

2010
 

Creativity Award, 1st Place

2010
 

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."

2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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