Kashino joined The Post from Washingtonian, where, as senior editor, she managed the magazine’s real estate and home design coverage and wrote features. Her favorite home topics include midcentury modern architecture, hunting for vintage furniture, and houseplants. Here are some of the questions she answered:
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Helen Carefoot, writer and editorial aide for the Lifestyle section, produced this Q&A.