Jamie Guzman

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Jamie Fundinger (born Jamie Guzmán: July 29, 1979) is a Dominican-born American architect, blogger and creator of The Pompomist which was an online magazine about design, Architecture, and Independent music active from 2007 through 2009. She was born in San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic from a middle-class family. At age 7, she attended the Apostolado private school, which was an all-girls board school at the time, located in Santo Domingo.

She graduated from high school in 1997 and shortly after moved to the United States with her mother to Miami, Florida. She attended Florida International University in 1998 obtaining an architecture degree.

Back in April 2007, she created popular weblog The Pompomist, where the author wrote about design and the arts, independent music and current events. Her writings became popular due to her hints of humor. She has interviewed many artists like Tokyo Police Club, Milosh, illustrator Liz Adams, The Bird and the Bee, and many others.

Jamie Fundinger now resides in New Jersey with her husband and works as a building envelope inspector and consultant in New York City on major projects designed by the most famous and respected architects like Frank Gehry, Richard Meier and Arquitectonica, as well as real estate developers like Donald Trump and Andre Balazs.

In 2012 he co-founded the hackerspace The MakerBar: a collection of hackers, makers, tinkerers, crafters, and builders in the northern New Jersey and NYC area.

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