Jendayi Omowale

Jendayi Omowale is a Caribbean-American writer focused on amplifying marginalized voices regardless of platform, engaging in print, photo and broadcast journalism. Being hyper-aware of the reciprocal relationship media has with what we prioritize as a society, they desire to be a demotic voice.
A 500-Square-Foot Brooklyn Apartment's Inspired by West African Pop Art
Dotun's Crown Heights apartment is filled with bright yellows and oranges that bring the space to life. Inspired by Early West African graphic design and pop art, Dotun believes in bringing in pieces from your travels to make a space your own.
Feb 6, 2023
A 249-Square-Foot NYC Studio Embraces Queer Abundance With Collage Walls
The walls of Marty's Lower East Side Apartment are covered in photos and notes from friends throughout the years.
Nov 11, 2022
This New York City Loft Was Impressively Furnished from Scratch
Home decor TikToker Michelle Pham and her partner, Akshay Kumar, moved into this large full-floor rental loft in New York City sight unseen -- and without any furniture. Thanks to DIY skills, discounted buys, and Facebook Marketplace, the couple has created an eclectic, maximalist, colorful, worldly, and bohemian home... and all during a supply chain crisis!
Oct 10, 2022
A 400-Square-Foot Studio Channels Groovy '70s Vibes with a DIY No-Paint Mural
Lauren brought her love for the '60s and '70s into her Brooklyn apartment through color, using orange as the main hue. The small studio features an orange mirror and couch and lots of cute retro decor elements to complete the look.
Sep 7, 2022
This Bold Brooklyn Rental Is Colorful Eclectic Maximalism Done Right
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Textile designer and freelance interior stylist Anna Brettschneider shares this 800-square-foot Park Slope rental apartment with her fiancé, Garrett Albury. Together they co-author the weekly newsletter,
Jul 12, 2022
A Small Studio Has a Neat Plant Stand, Cool Coffee Station & Smart Layout Ideas
Aurora Yim has used smart layout and small-space ideas in her Brooklyn studio apartment, like using a rug to visually define the living room area, creating the coziest sleeping nook with storage shelves and a very cool plant stand, and wielding mirrors to bounce light around the space, making it feel larger and brighter.
May 4, 2022
A Designer's Condo Has Maximalist 1970s Vibes, Vintage Furniture & Disco Balls
Designer and vintage Instagram shop owner Giovanna Macejka leaned into a "maximalist 1970s retro vibe that relies heavily on mixing patterns and textures, going bold with color, and creating movement throughout the space."
Apr 14, 2022
5 Ways My Houseplants Help Me Prioritize My Mental Health
Sometimes it feels like my plants care for me as much as I care for them.
Jun 11, 2021
Environmental Racism Is Everybody's Problem — Here Are 5 Ways to Fight It
Natural resources, such as water and even the very air we breathe in this country are a matter of inequality — and this has become a matter of life and death.
Apr 22, 2021
When the System Failed Me During the Pandemic, My Community Saved Me
I was able to live and thrive because my community provided for me, no questions asked.
Mar 27, 2021
7 Ways Black Activists Are Changing the World From Home
They're adjusting to working primarily from home, while keeping a clear view of their communities' needs.
Feb 1, 2021