Hilton Carter Biography
Hilton Carter is an American freelance filmmaker, interior designer, plant designer, and author. He grew up in Baltimore and gained fame as a plant enthusiast. Hilton found his true calling as a plant stylist working for an advertising agency. What he began as a novice with a few succulents in New Orleans has now become an empire, more appropriately a “green empire.”
Hilton owns an apartment space in Baltimore with plenty of indoor plants, which he has now turned into a photo blogging studio. He has gained recognition on’ Instagram,’ and his’ Instagram’ account mainly features his favorite’ green pet,” Frank.’ He is often called’ the plant doctor,’ and appears in’ Instagram’s plant-themed’ Apartment Therapy ‘ account,’ @iplanteven.’
Hilton Carter Age
Carter was born on December 3, 1979.
Hilton Carter Early – life & education
Hilton was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on December 3, 1979. He graduated from the ‘ Maryland Institute College of Art ‘ with a BFA and then earned an MFA from the ‘ Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, ‘ California.
Hilton’s rise as a plant stylist is truly phenomenal as he spent many of his initial years in the midst of fake plants. Only after moving to New Orleans, where he had a job in an advertising agency, did he see some real greenery.
Hilton Carter Wife
Hilton is married to Fiona. Hilton said “Even our wedding was surrounded by plants. We got married this past spring in Tulum, Mexico. Knowing that we could have our ceremony in a jungle made it the perfect choice”.
Hilton Carter Children
Carter and Fiona have no kid’s yet.
Hilton Carter Career
In 2011, years after he had a career as a freelance filmmaker, Hilton was hit by the idea of plant-parenting. He was in Pennsylvania, where he shot commercials for’ Erickson,’ a retirement community. He went to a garden cafe in Glen Mills to have lunch between the campaign. Hilton was intrigued by the establishment’s decor and decided to recreate it at his Los Angeles home.
Back in Los Angeles, Hilton began his search for a suitable plant-parenting space. He did not have adequate means at that time to procure the requirements. Hilton moved to New Orleans in 2014, where he learned more about plant care in a closed space. He initially bought a few succulents and a golden potho in the French quarter in which he lived. The place had five floor-to-ceiling windows, perfect
A few months later, his nursery including staghorn ferns and a giant fiddle leaf fig called “Frank” by Hilton. He still owns the plant, known colloquially as “Treezus,” and it’s one of his favorites. Frank’s pictures are now a hit on Hilton’s social media platforms.
Hilton moved back to his hometown a few years into plant-parenting and expanded his green work. In Whitehall Mill, right next to the Jones Falls, he found an old cotton mill to accommodate his plants. The place is adorned with stone columns and original wood floors that go well with its bohemian taste. He was fascinated by the mill’s location as it gave him a great view of the river and had large windows to let in ample natural light.
Hilton now has over 280 plants, but has named only 15 of them. The aesthetically appealing plant-themed decoration truly reflects the style and personality of Hilton. He calls his studio in Whitehall Mill ‘ Jungle by the Falls.’ He rents out the space for shooting photographs and films.
Hilton has now opened the space for local chefs to showcase their culinary skills for his’ Service at the Jungle ‘ series, which is a greenery dinner service. Hilton’s house in Hampden is also covered with plants. He lives with his wife, dentist Dr. Fiona Vismans, two cats, and a dog.
Hilton launched his first book,’ Wild At Home: How to Style and Care for Beautiful Plants’ in April 2019. In addition to offering plant-parenting tips, the book gives an insight into his home. He also wrote and directed the 2009 short film ‘ Moth.’ The film was officially selected by’ HBO Short Films.’ Hilton is active on’ Instagram,’ where he posts pictures of his self-created jungles and his favorite,’ Frank,’ who have earned him over 175,000 followers on the platform.
He occasionally appears on the ‘ Instagram ‘ account ‘ @iplanteven, ‘ owned by interior designer Maxwell Ryan. Hilton also owns an online store where he trades his self – designed vessels, as well as various plant prints and accessories.
Hilton Carter Net Worth
Hilton Net Worth is not yet relieved.
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