Self employed Designer
FROM New York, NY
Award-winning and internationally renowned designer Rebecca Cole has developed her design/build business over the past 20 years, known as Rebecca Cole GROW. Rebecca has hosted the live weekly radio show, On the House, America’s longest running home improvement show. She also hosted all 200 episodes of Discovery Channel’s Surprise by Design, has appeared nearly as often as a garden expert on the Today Show, and is the floral design expert for the online do-it-yourself tutorial website Howdini.com. Other appearances include Oprah, The View, CNN, The Early Show, BBC World News, and more. Rebecca is the author of three popular books: Potted Gardens, which won the Quill and Trowel Award for best new gardening book, Paradise Found: Gardening in Unlikely Spaces, and Flower Power. She has been profiled in over 300 national and international publications as diverse as Architectural Digest, Elle Décor, Forbes, Garden Design, Martha Stewart Living, The New York Times, Us Magazine, Hanajikan Japan, Metropolitan Home, Woman’s Day, Travel and Leisure, Air France, Good Housekeeping, Country Living, Better Homes and Gardens, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, Greek Maison, and countless others.
Licensed Tour Guide
A born & bred Native New Yorker, Andrea Coyle is a Board Member & Education Committee Core Member of the Guides Association of NYC. She has a background in both the graphic arts field & early childhood education. A licensed NYC tour guide since 2008, Andrea is a community activist, a preservationist, & a strong supporter of independent small businesses & manufacturers. She loves history, architecture, photography, trains, & food -- & being able to introduce her guests to places off the beaten path!