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+ books a year, and sending snail-mail whenever possible
  • Previous staff experience includes ELLE, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Cosmopolitan


Vadnal 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, she oversaw food and lifestyle coverage, while also writing features and packages on everything from sexual health to travel.

At Domino, Vadnal 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 BJ in magazine journalism.

Fun Fact

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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You Won’t See Horses at Dawn Ranch—But You Will Find Denim Daybeds and Redwood Tubs

Plus a paint color you’ll want to copy.

Man sitting on bed in front of screen

Only Dabito Can Take Subway Tile and White Walls and Turn Them Into This

Inside his charming New Orleans home.

Table on a patio overlooking Los Angeles and palm trees

I’ve Been a DJ for 15 Years—Here’s My Go-To Playlist for Terrace Dinner Parties

Plus Amrit Tietz’s hack for fresh flowers.

Dining table with wooden chairs and french floral chandelier

Reds, Whites, and Blues Dominate—But Don’t Shout USA—At This Creative’s Vacation Home

Nothing is matchy-matchy in Lizzie Fortunato’s thoughtful space.

Kitchen shelving with pots, plants and bowls

The Warm But Moody Paint Color Domino’s Kate Berry Chose for Her Rental Kitchen

And the open shelving that maximized her storage.

Welcome to Tish Cyrus’s Malibu Trailer

Welcome to Tish Cyrus’s Malibu Trailer

Sarah Sherman Samuel tiles, Joni Mitchell vibes, and tons of sun.

Andy Cohen and John Mayer, arm in arm

True Story: Andy Cohen’s Mom Steamed John Mayer’s Shirt With This Conair Fave

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.