Holly McWhorter, LEED AP, is a writer and designer living in Brooklyn. A native of Philadelphia, she went to Spelman College for undergrad and has a graduate degree in architectural interior design from Parsons. She's been hardcore design junkie (with a special hankering for the green kind) since childhood. She has written for publications including the Village Voice, TheRoot.com, Zink magazine and various design blogs, and with her husband Bjarke Ballisager is a co-founder of PLANT design studio. In her spare time, she likes to play music and sing, take pictures, and travel far and wide.