Jura Koncius

Washington, D.C.

Home and design writer reporting on interiors, decluttering, organizing and entertaining

Education: Georgetown University, BS in Foreign Service

The design coverage of Jura Koncius has taken her inside hundreds of homes, from tiny apartments in Adams Morgan to country castles in Warrenton, Va. She's visited the houses of Martha Stewart, browsed the Milan Furniture Fair and interviewed Marie Kondo. She has reported on White House interiors from Bill Clinton to Joe Biden, and documented changes in the Oval Office and Lincoln Bedroom. She is obsessed with organizing and decluttering her 1937 D.C. brick colonial and writes frequently about the issues of downsizing baby boomers and their offspring millennials who don't want their stuff. She
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Textile and bedding designer John Robshaw chats with Jura Koncius about creating a well made bed and guest room.

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President Biden’s granddaughter Naomi Biden is getting married to Peter Neal at the White House on Nov. 17.

November 18, 2022

Need inspiration for holiday hosting? Elle Decor’s editor took your questions.

Elle Decor Editor Asad Syrkett joined Jura Koncius to talk about entertaining and hosting during the holiday season.

November 17, 2022

A wedding at the White House? This weekend won’t be the first or last.

Naomi Biden's White House wedding will put her in an exclusive club. Here's what it's like to hold the most personal of events in the iconic home.

November 15, 2022

A Real Simple editor answered your questions about organizing kitchens.

Erica Finamore of Real Simple joined Jura Koncius on Thursday to talk about organizing your kitchen and all things home.

November 10, 2022

Paperless Post’s CEO on hosting, etiquette, invitations and more

James Hirschfeld of Paperless Post and Jura Koncius discussed online invitations for holiday hosting

November 3, 2022

Pillows can give a sofa new life. Here’s how to pick them.

Don't settle for two matching squares parked at either end of the sofa. Here's advice on mixing textures, shapes and patterns for an updated look.

November 2, 2022

Editor Marisa Kashino took your questions about our new expanded home coverage

Marisa Kashino joined Jura Koncius on Thursday, Oct. 27, to talk about The Post's new line of coverage, The Home You Own, which features service-oriented stories about living spaces.

October 27, 2022

Struggling to organize at home? An expert from the Neat Method gave tips.

The Neat Method's Hannah Goetz joined Jura Koncius on Thursday to take questions about organizing your home for holiday hosting and beyond.

October 20, 2022

Want affordable vintage home items? Here’s how to thrift wisely.

Virginia Chamlee joined Jura Koncius for a chat about thrifting for furniture and home accessories.

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