Title: Freelance Journalist
Education: University of Florida
Location: Miami, Florida
Expertise: Real estate, Interior design

Christie Galeano-DeMott is a Miami-based freelance journalist who specializes in curating design and real estate stories that spark the imagination, offer inspiration, and keep your space feeling vibrant.


  • Design Editor for Boca magazine's Florida Style & Design
  • Work appears in design magazines including Florida Design and Florida Home & Garden, among other lifestyle publications
  • Food, travel, and art writer who loves bringing all those aspects together to highlight a city's culture


Christie is a design and real estate journalist who enjoys exploring all aspects of both topics and sharing her insights with readers. She's written for several design magazines and is currently the design editor for Boca magazine's Florida Style & Design, where she looks to highlight new and established designers, furnishings, and trends. Christie also writes about emerging trends in Miami's booming real estate market. She's a food and travel fanatic who is always ready to plan her next adventure with a glass of red wine in hand.


Christie is a University of Florida College of Journalism graduate who also has a certificate in International Business from the École Supérieure de Commerce in Grenoble, France.

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