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Our furniture collection is here! Justina X Selamat


Over the past year I’ve talked a bit about my new furniture line with Selamat Designs. They are a family-owned San Francisco design company that uses sustainable timbers and easily renewable resources, like rattan, to make really beautiful furniture. Our collection was a great learning experience for me. I learned a TON about materials, engineering and […]

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Women’s March + Limited edition print of ‘In Chorus’


Yesterday I marched with my family and 750,000 other Angelenos in Downtown Los Angeles at the Women’s March. Though I sometimes get overwhelmed in crowds, the tone of the march was so uplifting and calm that I had no freak-out moments.  It was a beautiful, powerful day on so many levels. I marched for Mother […]

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No resolutions for me for 2017


I went back and looked at my last years’ resolutions and, while in many ways I had a truly incredible year, I achieved pretty much NOTHING of what I had resolved to achieve. I did not get fit, like at all. Actually I think I got a lot less fit than I was in 2015. I paid off […]

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Colors and Hardware Inspiration from Europe


I spend some time looking over all the photos I took over the past year and came across this collection of images that I took while visiting Europe (Rome, Cinqueterre and Paris) this past spring. I paid specific attention to paint patinas and hardware while traipsing around town, gleaning inspiration for new collections. I really do […]

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Thanksgiving at the Jungalow and 5 Affordable Holiday Entertaining Ideas


My parents were married on Thanksgiving in 1968 and so every year Thanksgiving is a big shindig for our family — we celebrate their anniversary and Thanksgiving at the same time. My mom and dad usually host and it’s always loads of fun and a big to-do. This year my parents moved into a smaller […]

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Design Dilemma: Bathroom layout


Hello sweet friends of the Jungalow. We are getting ready to embark on the next reno project at our Jungalow by the River. It’s both exciting and nerve racking, as these renovation projects tend to be. And we’ve been stuck at the design phase for several months. The layout of the house is so small and relatively […]

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