Articles by Jill Macnair

Jill Macnair

Jill Macnair has worked as an interiors journalist for 13 years, contributing to titles including Elle Decoration, The Sunday Times and The Guardian. She set up cult interiors blog My Friend’s House in 2009 with Ros Anderson and continues to run the forum daily.


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Gucci’s new homewares – plus 5 fashion and interior crossovers

Italian fashion powerhouse Gucci is launching a homewares collection this month, joining a long line of major brands to have made the crossover before them – to varying degrees of success. Without naming names, at this point we’d like to acknowledge the animal print dominating nightmares that have been unleashed into our universe before (from a label that also… read more

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The Paris basketball court using a vibrant palette to merge art with sport

Nudged in between a row of buildings in the suburbs of Paris is a striking fuchsia pink, purple, orange and blue public basketball court. The result of a collaboration between French fashion brand Pigalle, whose founder Stéphane Ashpool is a big basketball fan, and Nike plus Parisian creative agency Ill-Studio, whose clients include Louis Vuitton, Pigalle Duperré makes a compelling… read more

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Get the look: Topiary

Let’s all get into…Topiary. The horticultural practice of training evergreen plants into geometric-shaped oddities, or just about any other themed sculpture the mind can dream up, has fallen under the gaze of several contemporary photographers. And they’re making the all-green horticultural art look like the next logical next step for plant-loving homeowners. Got a European box hedge (Buxus… read more

The Chromologist 2017 | Farrow & Ball

The Chromologist