Have you heard the news? Urban Gardens, Inc., a landscape design and consulting firm located in Denver, Colorado and owned and operated by Sarah Christian, is now featured on Houzz.com. The new profile can be viewed at www.houzz.com/pro/sarah-christian/__public. Called the “Wikipedia of interior and exterior design” by CNN, Houzz has the largest database of interior and exterior home design ideas on the internet, with over 1 million images of professionally designed homes and 12 million monthly users. Photos can be browsed by style such as Mediterranean or Contemporary and geographic location or searched by design element such as pergola or sandstone patio and saved to virtual ideabooks. It’s the equivalent of clipping design magazines to a scrapbook making ideas easier to search, save and share. Houzz is also an online community with articles written by the design community, product recommendations, and a user forum. Houzz.com is available as a free iPad app as well. According to the New York Times it is “one of the rare nongaming apps with an average iTunes rating of five stars, after thousands of reviews, and the ratings are well deserved.”
Photos of Urban Gardens’s featured projects are now being added to user’s ideabooks, questions are being asked about the projects, and the company is being searched as a local professional. Additionally, when clients work with Urban Gardens, both the client and Urban Gardens may share their ideabooks with each other. Sarah Christian, Owner of Urban Gardens, Inc. shared her enthusiasm about Houzz and said “Having the images to refer to helps clients articulate more clearly their likes and dislikes which results in a better end product. A picture is worth a thousand words.” Homeowners also seem to be enthusiastic about Houzz. …To read more, click here to view official press release.