Amanda Archibald

Washington D.C.

Amanda Archibald is a lifestyle and commercial photographer living and working in Washington DC. Her background in art education inspired her passion for working with businesses and individuals to help them build their brands through original creative content. Skilled in creative direction and various types of photography, Amanda provides any and all photographic needs a business may have, including lifestyle content, interiors, products, portraits and food.
A “Giant Pink Bookcase” Makes This Studio Apartment Feel Spacious
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Ashley literally mapped out every square inch of her home to curate the best layout
Jan 8, 2024
A Real Estate Treasure Hunt Led This D.C. Renter to a 403-Square-Foot Studio
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And it checked all the boxes.
Aug 3, 2023
This Goodwill Employee’s “Saved by the Bell"-Inspired Condo Is Bold on a Budget
Carolyn's style is inspired by color pop, Memphis design, '80s new wave, "Saved by the Bell," punk rock, and Goodwill thrift finds from the ‘60s to ‘90s.
Mar 27, 2023
This 500-Square-Foot Studio Apartment Is Sunny and Stunning
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When Olivia moved into her Virginia studio apartment, it was her first time living on her own. Since moving in, she's hosted many Friendsgivings, dinner parties, and brunches, bringing her friends together in a small, cozy space.
Feb 2, 2023
A Travel Writer's 450-Square-Foot Studio Apartment Is a Cabinet of Curiosities
Alexandra Charitan is a travel writer and the features editor at "Roadtrippers Magazine." She's been renting this 450-square-foot studio apartment in D.C.'s Capitol Hill neighborhood for two years.
Oct 14, 2022
An Artist's Small Rental Is an Absolutely Vibrant Plant-Filled Bohemian Oasis
Washington DC artist Erin Shirley has been growing her plant collection — and her enamel pin business, Aster & Tulips — from her bright and lush apartment just north of DC.
Feb 14, 2022
A 490-Square-Foot Studio Is Full of Ideas and Inspo for Making a Rental Your Own
Content creator and small studio renter, Imani Keal, is on a mission to get people with small spaces to paint them black.
Feb 2, 2022
A Scientist's Small Baltimore Rental Is Full of Color, Creativity, and Coziness
Ph.D. candidate and creative entrepreneur Taylor Evans and her partner have incorporated color and pattern into their small rental apartment. "It feels playful, yet sophisticated, and I think it reflects our personalities," she writes.  
Nov 10, 2021
A Small Rental Wisely Harnesses Hidden (and Open!) Storage Solutions
Artist and content creator Symphony J. loves hidden storage for the less-cute everyday essentials, and shelves for the curated clutter.
Aug 10, 2021
The Dining Room is an Office and a Closet is a Woodshop in This Apartment
Katie's home's style is: "Grandmillennial maximalism with a touch of Scandinavian minimalism."
Jul 15, 2021
This 513-Square-Foot D.C. Condo Is the Very Definition of Lush Minimalism
Sarai Reed, April Lawrence, and their dog, Lambo Reed-Lawrence, share this small one-bedroom condo. Their style is equal parts mid-century modern-inspired, uncluttered, and full of plants, which translates very nicely into a style you could call Lush Minimalism.
Jun 7, 2021
This Modern African Style Townhome Is Decked Out with Gorgeous DIYs
Nasozi Kakembo’s home features a collection of traditional crafts, decor accents from Uganda, modern art, Danish furniture design, and a blend of her East African heritage with her American upbringing.
May 18, 2021
A 350-Square-Foot Houseboat Is a Cozy, Modern, Gorgeous Floating Home
Designer Jamila Scarlett and her 13-year-old twins have owned this 350-square-foot houseboat, a 1976 Coho Chris Craft with vintage mahogany, for five months.
Mar 31, 2021
A Condo Shows How to Design & DIY a Gorgeous Home out of a 'Soulless White Box'
Mariana's condo is new construction and initially lacked architectural charm, but she brought life into the space by mixing her own paint colors, sourcing things secondhand, using what she already had, DIYing what she didn’t, and investing in a few things that could really make a difference.
Jan 26, 2021
This 296-Square-Foot Tiny House Has 14 Windows, a Hammock, and a Meditation Loft
This tiny house owner pays a THIRD of what he was paying to live in a small studio apartment in the city.
Oct 13, 2020
This D.C. Rowhouse Tackles Common Rental Woes With Ease
Raisa and Henry employ light-colored furniture, mirrors, and other reflective surfaces in their DC rowhome to help add more natural light to the space.
Feb 20, 2020
This Is Definitely the Cheeriest Tiny House of All Time
It's full of pops of color, energetic patterns, cute organizing ideas, and a great vibe... and all in just 145 square feet!
Feb 3, 2020
A Colorful, Maximalist Apartment Has 55 Plants and a 'Sexy Coffin-Style' Bedroom
This maximalist loves color and patterns!
Nov 12, 2019