Justina Blakeney on Defining Her Own Title, the Value of Social Media, and Her Debut AD Cover

Badia Design

“I’m a huge fan of Moroccan design and art, and Badia Design, in North Hollywood, is one of my favorite places to get Moroccan goods,” says Blakeney, who sourced her own dining room’s cement floor tiles from the importer. badiadesign.com

For her dining room flooring, Blakeney sourced Moroccan tiles from Badia Design.

Rose Bowl Flea Market

“I go to the Rose Bowl Flea Market pretty religiously, so a lot of the stuff that I have in the house is from there,” says Blakeney. Among her best finds from the monthly Pasadena market is the faux African stool featured in the designer’s dining room. rgcshows.com/rose-bowl


This plant mom’s secret weapons? Built-in drip systems and a Velux skylight. (Blakeney has several installed throughout her Spanish-style abode.) velux.com

Folia Collective

“My friend Denae, at Folia Collective, helped me source some of the larger trees and plants that we have in this space,” says Blakeney of the ponytail palm and Dracaena varieties spotted in her living room. foliacollective.com


“I really love how minimal they are, which is kind of a surprising thing for me because I’m such a maximalist,” says Blakeney of her Reform kitchen cabinetry. “Because I love to go really wild with tile and color, I do tend to like the cabinetry to be a little bit more streamlined.” reformcph.com

Sydney Harbor Paint Company

To create her primary bedroom’s underwater-like oasis, Blakeney turned to the limewash experts at Sydney Harbor Paint Company, selecting the company’s Blue Reef colorway. “I mean, the color is just so special. It really does transport you,” she says. shpcompany.com