Julie Vadnal

Julie Vadnal

Deputy Editor

Julie Vadnal is deputy editor of Domino, where she edits and writes stories about shopping for new and vintage furniture, covers new products (and the tastemakers who love them), and tours the homes of cool creatives. She lives in Brooklyn.


  • Expertise includes vintage furniture shopping, discovering hip hotels, and Instagram scrolling for cool homes and creatives for Domino—it’s a real skill.
  • Interests include touring Brooklyn’s food scene, reading 20-plus books a year, and sending snail-mail whenever possible.
  • Previous staff experience includes ELLE, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Cosmopolitan.


Julie has been covering design and culture since she started her career at ELLE magazine, where she interviewed everyone from Solange Knowles to Amy Poehler. Then, at Martha Stewart Weddings, she got a crash course in DIY and styling, while also bringing a fresh, pop-culture voice to the text. At Cosmopolitan, Julie oversaw food and lifestyle coverage, while also writing features and packages on everything from sexual health to travel.

At Domino, Julie has appeared on panels as an expert in home design and styling while also overseeing shopping content, covering store openings, and discovering the new guarde of cool creatives. She collaborates with designers and brands on stories that feel of-the-moment and timeless all at one.


Vadnal graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Journalism in Magazine Journalism.

Thing in My House I Can't Live Without

If someone ever took away my Buffy Wiggle pillow, I’d be inconsolable. It’s become a security blanket of sorts, except that it’s a cozy tubular body pillow that helps me fall asleep and wake up feeling truly refreshed.

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Andy Cohen and John Mayer, arm in arm

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File this under “adorable.”

Woman shopping a French flea market

I Spent 17 Days Navigating French Flea Markets—Here’s Everything I Learned

Psst: The best ones aren’t in Paris.

Woman at table outside

I’m Known for My Backyard Dinner Parties—Here’s the One Thing I Never Do

From host (and distillery creative) Eliza Dyson.

Living room with custom tiles

Who Says You Can’t Have an English Storybook Cottage Nestled Among the Redwoods?

A suspended whale greets everyone who walks in.

Drew Barrymore on a white boucle chair

Drew Barrymore Just Launched Her Sold-Out Bouclé Swivel Chair in a New Shade

*Adds to cart immediately.*

Patio at Hotel San Fernando in Mexico City

This Paint Technique Is Way Cheaper Than Buying an Actual Headboard

The designer of Hotel San Fernando in Mexico City shares her secrets.

Gwyneth Paltrow wearing yellow pajamas

We Found the Old-World Shower Tile in Gwyneth Paltrow’s Bathroom

And sourced a few more for you.

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This Los Angeles DJ Climbs 88 Steps to Get to Her Patio Paradise—But It’s Worth It

Amrit Tietz finds her place in the sun.

A black arched doorway into a home

A Cocoon-Like Guest Nook Lures This L.A. Couple Out of Their Primary Bedroom (Sometimes)

Good energy fills their Laurel Canyon home.