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Choosing where you spend your money isn't just a financial decision: it's also an opportunity to support companies — and founders — you truly believe in. That support is especially powerful for small businesses, and even more so for small businesses founded by women. / Eco Alliance / Sept 2021

JOHI proudly celebrates home and identity by taking on interdisciplinary projects utilizing sustainable materials.

Modern Luxury Hawaiʻi / Insider's Guide

Their custom-made pieces have graced the homes of the island's most luxurious properties, and are crafted out of a combination of quality woods, from prized hardwoods like mango, koa, and monkeypod sourced from local arborists to mainland classics like oak and ash...

Modern Luxury Hawaiʻi / Nov-Dec 2020

JOHI Furniture & Design, owned and operated by couple Holly and Raja Badr-El-Din, celebrates two years.

A' Design Award / Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category

One of the most challenging aspects of designing a piece with multicultural intent is leaving flexibility for future clients or customers to impart their own style and interpretation on it. There's also much more to share from a cultural and locale perspective than what is stereotypical. There is more to island style than white washing wood; ...

Kultura Mag / Makers

What truly sets JOHI apart though...Instead of creating factory-style items, they want to spend the time to build a product that truly reflects the owner. 'We want to provide a relation between you, the customer, and us, the maker. We want to take the customer into the workshop and find a way to fuse their story into the furniture.'