Designer, artist, and best-selling writer Justina Blakeney has established a profession constructed on the inspiration of self-expression. Recognized for her distinctive model stuffed with colour, sample, and a ardour for crops, Blakeney believes adorning is about feeling free, having enjoyable, and getting a bit of bit wild. In 2009, Blakeney began her now-notorious interiors and residential weblog, Jungalow. Tright here, she showcased her personal private model and have become one of many main design personalities on the internet, with over two million followers on-line, and developed a loyal neighborhood. Since then Blakeney has gone on to develop into a New York Occasions best-selling writer of The New Bohemians and The New Bohemians Handbook. She additionally designed her personal eponymous product line, in the end rising the Jungalow model. At the moment, Jungalow serves as a one-stop store for bohemian-modern dwelling décor, inspiring inside concepts, and items from across the globe.
Previous to constructing the model, Blakeney began her profession operating a boutique in Florence together with her sister, the place they wrote and printed a collection of craft books, till she finally returned dwelling to Los Angeles. Again in L.A., she labored as an editor for artwork, design, and tradition publications and as a graphic designer and guide for varied shoppers. As her profession journey is full of thrilling inventive exploration, Blakeney got here to the conclusion that her distinctive imaginative and prescient mixed together with her technical abilities was precisely what she wanted to start out her personal factor.
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