Love your neighbor as yourself

Posted on Feb 10, 2017
Love your neighbor as yourself

Office Planter Garden and “Gift to the Street”

Posted on Oct 13, 2016
Office Planter Garden and “Gift to the Street”

We’ve created a planter garden and a “gift to the street” here on Main Street in Cold Spring. The installation features the classic Fermob Bistro collection in red, Vietnamese pottery, and a colelction of decorative, edible, and pollinator-friendly plants.

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Daniel Ninham and the Nochpeem

Posted on Nov 13, 2015
Daniel Ninham and the Nochpeem

As we move into the holiday season, I followed Paul Chaat Smith’s admonition in Everything You Know about Indians Is Wrong to “[look] for the Indian history beneath your own feet.”

Boo! Happy Halloween!

Posted on Oct 31, 2015
Boo! Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween from the Figure Ground Studio. These spooky paper mache eyeballs graced Main Street in Cold Spring for Halloween 2015.

La Cigale et la Fourmi (The Grasshopper and the Ants)

Posted on Oct 20, 2015
La Cigale et la Fourmi (The Grasshopper and the Ants)

The Figure Ground Studio’s fall window took a literary turn, reminding passersby to work diligently (like the ants) to prepare for the coming Winter.  

Hudson Mohawk Watershed

Posted on Aug 6, 2015
Hudson Mohawk Watershed

The Figure Ground Studio’s Hudson Mohawk River Watershed installation in celebration of summer and a clean river.