Simplifying the Office
A room equal in size to the farmhouse’s living room serves as Robin’s downstairs office/studio. When she’s not in the kitchen, that’s where you’ll find her. A simple but large rectangular room with wooden flooring, retro furniture, wooden countertops and task-lamp lighting, it’s a maze of computers, printers and files against a clean white background. At first, she thought it needed renovation but soon found the simplicity of its faded glory inspirational.
About the Author: With goats and organic gardens around her Connecticut cottage, Tovah Martin is every inch a hobby farmer. She is a freelance garden writer, lecturer, blogger and author—her most recent book is The New Terrarium (Clarkson Potter, 2009).
This article originally appeared in the November/December 2011 issue of Hobby Farm Home.