Joanna Linberg Joanna is a home editor and writer, which means she's spent more than 15 years touring, interviewing designers, and writing about fabulous homes across the nation for publications like Southern Living, Better Homes & Gardens, and Sunset. She's also overseen the design of two showhouses, appeared on live TV as an expert on indoor/outdoor décor, and spent a professional "gap year" with a custom drapery company in Nashville. Her favorite question to ask designers is "Who is your favorite artist?" About Southern Living Southern Living, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, celebrates the food, homes, places, and culture of the South. We reach 7.2 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.