Justine Platt graduated from Oxford University, England. Starting in supply chain management, production planning, and sales for clothing manufacturer Coats Viyella, London, she moved into inventory planning, buying, and merchandising for L.L. Bean, based in Freeport, Maine. As a product manager at Charlottesville-area, Plow and Hearth, Justine managed product design, pricing, presentation, and international sourcing for a range of product categories including food, textiles, and home decor. Developing ranges of exclusive products, Justine focused on unique designs incorporating commissioned art in close collaboration with artists. Justine’s work as an independent freelance designer now includes roles as a brand ambassador, liaison with social influencers, special events, social media management, branding, styling, and photography. Justine’s strong aesthetic sense is balanced with excellent analytical skills.