Jacky Parker


Jacky Parker is a freelance interiors & lifestyle journalist, specialising in modern interiors, design and eco living.  She has written for Future’s interior magazines and websites including Livingetc, Homes & Gardens, Country Homes & Interiors and Ideal Home for over fifteen years, both as a freelance contributor and inhouse, with stints as Acting Digital Editor, Livingetc and Acting Style Content Editor, Country Homes & Interiors. Her work also features in national and international publications including Sunday Times Style, Telegraph Stella, The Guardian, Grand Designs, House Beautiful and more.  With years of experience in the industry Jacky is privy to the insider view and the go-to places for interior inspiration and design-savvy décor.

When she’s not writing about beautiful homes, interior ideas or interviewing designers, she’s usually browsing Rightmove for a potential coastal retreat and contemplating what to eat.

Ideal Home Truths

Where is your happy place?

On a sandy beach under a cabana on a sunny day, with plenty of snacks, cold refreshments, a pile of magazines and books, waves lapping and some Balearic beats.

What’s your home addiction?

Previously anything to do with eating, entertaining or sleeping: stone-washed linen, crockery, glassware, serveware etc, but I’ve seriously reigned it in on the shopping front. I’m trying to ‘buy less, buy well’. All this endless consumption is quite literally costing the earth.

What is your next home project?

New windows, they’ve become a necessity unfortunately.

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