The TFG Studio Summer Planter Garden

Posted on Aug 4, 2016
The TFG Studio Summer Planter Garden

The colorful TFG Studio planters for Summer 2016 create a mini garden on Main Street.

Views of the Hudson Highlands from Newburgh

Posted on Jun 8, 2016
Views of the Hudson Highlands from Newburgh

This new project is a renovation of a 19th century brick building is presenting the opportunity for magnificently framed views of the Hudson Highlands from Newburgh. One can imagine a new, urban, Hudson River School blossoming again from these fertile shores and magnificently situated rooms. Exciting things are happening: The Newburgh Illuminated Festival aims to […]

PDX Backyard Habitat featured in Green Builder Magazine

Posted on Jun 6, 2016
PDX Backyard Habitat featured in Green Builder Magazine

The Figure Ground Studio’s PDX Backyard Habitat , located in southwest hills of Portland, Oregon, was recently featured in the March-April 2016 issue of Green Builder magazine. Our very own Erin Muir, who served as Landscape Architect on this job, is quoted extensively about her design in the article, discussing the theory and practice of […]

Welcome Cold Spring Bike Rentals and Tours!

Posted on May 12, 2016
Welcome Cold Spring Bike Rentals and Tours!

Across from the street from our office here on Main Street in Cold Spring, NY is a new venture opening just in time for the late sunsets of Summer… Cold Spring Bike Rentals and Tours. From their website: Cold Spring Bike Rental & Tours is a unique all inclusive bike rental company providing individual bike […]

Narragansett Pool House, Pool, and Landscape Nearing Completion

Posted on May 4, 2016

The modern, neoclassically inspired, collaboratively designed poolhouse, pool, deck, and pool landscape for residence in Narragansett, RI is nearing completion.

Starts!

Posted on Apr 20, 2016
Starts!

We’ve started our starts! Giant sunflowers, torch sunflowers, sayamsume soybeans, scarlet runner beans, popcorn, and genovese basil. All these seeds were saved from various sources (farmers, seed libraries, etc.) in Portland, OR, and we’re starting the tradition over again here.

Original Hudson Theater Light Restoration and Installation

Posted on Mar 10, 2016
Original Hudson Theater Light Restoration and Installation

In anticipation of the Hudson Theater’s Centennial Celebration, we present the renovated and refurbished the original theater lights that once graced these theater walls. We are calling on anyone with memories of the Hudson Theater, the Bijou Theater, or even the Oyster Saloon that once occupied this site to share those stories, photographs, or items […]

Newburgh Historical Structural Renovation

Posted on Jan 26, 2016
Newburgh Historical Structural Renovation

The historic renovation in Newburgh is progressing well, with structural reinforcements in place and the overall structure sound.

Happy Holidays from TFG Studio!

Posted on Dec 16, 2015
Happy Holidays from TFG Studio!

In these dark days as we await the winter solstice and the return of the sun, we’ve lit up Main Street here in Cold Spring with a Holiday celebration of light in glass, LED and natural bouquets. Happy Holidays from all of us at The Figure Ground Studio! LED fairy lights in glass balls fall […]

URI Landscape Architecture Lecture: Erin Muir

Posted on Dec 3, 2015

URI alumni Erin Muir of The Figure Ground Studio and Nicholas Healy of the CRJA/IBI Group, on Covering Ground from Portland to Abu Dhabi: Young Practitioners Reflect on Water, Resilience and Design The lecture is on Thursday, December 10 at 7:00pm at the Coastal Institute, Weaver Auditorium 1 Greenhouse Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI.