FOUNDER & FACULTY Justina is a designer, blogger and five-time published author with a social media following of over one million people. Domino Magazine, Refinery 29 and Better Homes and Gardens all agree that Justina’s blog is one of the best design blogs out there. With a passion for all things colorful, patternful, and jungalow, Justina is excited to extend her knowledge, ideas and expertise with the fellows of The Creative Residency over a glass of vino.
FOUNDER & FACULTY Dabito is the designer, photographer and blogger behind Old Brand New. His works have been published in Dwell, Wilder Quarterly, Glamour, Elle Decor, and Inside Out magazine. Nylon mag named Dabito one of the best instagrammers of 2014. He is excited to share his skills and stories with the fellows of The Creative Residency.
FACULTY Jennifer is a lifestyle photographer and creative born and raised in Southern California. Her favorite thing about being a photographer is connecting with the people she works with. She loves shooting unique and creative weddings and elopements, as well as portraits, families, celebrations, travel, and every day life —most importantly, Jennifer loves telling your story.
FACULTY Jonathan is the principal and founder of j3 Productions, and the editor behind the design and lifestyle blog Happy Mundane. He has been profiled in both national and international publications, including Better Homes & Gardens, Riviera, Angeleno, ElleDecor.com, Inside Out, West Elm’s Front & Main blog, and has been included in Domino Magazine’s list of 26 best design blogs. As one of the most followed men on Pinterest, Jonathan is excited to share his passion for design and the #mundaneaesthetic.
FACULTY Satsuki is an artist, designer, thinker and dreamer exploring realms of the human spirit through different mediums. She has collaborated with clients such as Steven Alan, Warby Parker, J.Crew and work published in Scandinavian Deko, Frankie Magazine and Dwell Magazine. TYPO International Design Talks invited Satsuki to come speak in San Francisco where she discussed new perspectives towards work / life balance for creatives and recently featured as one of Refinery29’s favorite pinners. She looks forward to connecting with the fellows of The Creative Residency.
FACULTY Shannon is a writer and creative consultant with expertise in brand strategy, entrepreneurship, arts and entertainment. With clients including Fortune 500 companies, small businesses and non-profits, Shannon describes her editorial style as positive storytelling. Take her new and already popular Bio Bootcamp and she'll positively help you whip your "About You" into shape.
FACULTY Jessica is a Los Angeles based creative whose work embodies a quiet elegance with an ability to simplify so that the details may speak. With a background in interior design, Jessica lends a refined eye to a myriad of lifestyle brands, with projects ranging from identity and web design, to photography and art direction, to creative consulting and content creation. Aside from running her creative studio, Jessica also pens her own lifestyle blog that was founded in 2007 and is one of the world's top users on Pinterest.
Jessica has worked with an array of clients including Freunde von Freunden, Remodelista, Kinfolk, Anthology Magazine, West Elm, Madewell, The Ace Hotel, Warby Parker, Heath Ceramics, and Refinery29. Her work has been featured in Dwell Magazine, Elle Decor, The Huffington Post, Etsy, and in a national campaign for Macy's.
FACULTY Bekka is a photographer, storyteller, and adventurer living in Brooklyn. She has an incredible attention to detail and has amassed over 9 million followers on Pinterest. Bekka is excited to share her technical knowledge of cameras and photography software with The Creative Residency.