Margaret Graves, BLA

Design Associate / Marketing Manager

Margaret Graves joined Smith Planning Group in 2018. She brings expertise in site design, planting design, and graphic design to the firm. Margaret thrives creatively in projects of various scales and enjoys using hand graphics and digital design techniques. With an eye for aesthetics and extensive horticultural knowledge, she has unique abilities for plant selection. Margaret carefully chooses each plant to enhance the project visually while keeping in mind plant performance and longevity. 

Margaret is also the Marketing Manager at Smith Planning Group. She is responsible for brand management, outreach, and media involvement. Before joining SPG, Margaret worked in New York City for two years where she gained experience in Marketing and Social Media.

Margaret graduated with her bachelors degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Georgia in 2015. She studied in Cortona, Italy in 2013 which continues to inform her design sensibilities today. She has built her design knowledge base in multiple locations and is interested in how climate, culture, and history affect design.


The University of Georgia

BLA, Landscape Architecture & Environmental Design

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