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Jane Ko
Jane Ko (@atasteofkoko) – Jane is the blogger behind A Taste of Koko, Austin’s top food and travel blog. Jane relishes Miami’s dining scene – a flavorful mix of authentic cuisine, mom-and-pop eateries and high-low restaurants helmed by award-winning chefs. Like any true food lover, she was hungry to learn more about the homegrown institutions, farmers behind the menus and locally owned joints that predate the buzzy food trends. – New York Times

“When people migrate, they often have to adapt and lose their own culture, but in Miami you can hold on to your traditions – the community flourishes around diversity.”

A Food Blogger’s Miami Journey



Justina Blakeney (@justinablakeney) – Justina Blakeney is a designer, artist and author of the New York Times best-selling book, The New Bohemians. With a passion for color, pattern and plants, Justina and her blog, The Jungalow, have quickly become the go-to source for bohemian design inspiration. Justina’s appreciation for mid-century modern furniture and tropical plants leads her to some of the city’s art-inspired gems. – New York Times

“The Afro-Cuban-Latin flavor speaks to my aesthetic. I am multiracial, so I gravitate toward art, objects and furniture that are a mix of different influences. I see that echoed in Miami.”

A Designer’s Miami Journey



Paul Octavious (@pauloctavious) – Paul Octavious is a photographer, designer, and storyteller with a unique point of view and talent for using ordinary objects to create something new and interesting. As an architecture aficionado, Paul was drawn to Miami’s bright, open layouts, sharp geometric lines and plenty of glass to mirror the sky and water, reflecting boundless possibilities – New York Times

“Locals seem to have a deep appreciation for design and art, and the city satisfies that with spaces that make you think or dream.”

A Photographer’s Miami Journey


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