Jill Downie

Jumeirah Heights, Dubai
Monday , 17 June 2013
Jill Downie
Jill Downie
Jill Downie
Jill Downie
Jill Downie
Jill Downie
Jill Downie
Jill Downie
Jill Downie
Jill Downie
Jill Downie
Jill Downie
Jill Downie
Jill Downie
Jill Downie

The large duplex apartment for this communications professional is the perfect setting for her to create two distinctive themes.
“The downstairs of my apartment has a tribal element with African drums and rustic wood. Upstairs is more minimalist and Zen-like with some modern art pieces that really caught my eye,” says Jill. “I love the upstairs living room – it’s cosy and tranquil, plus the large window lets in lots of natural light.”
But it was the floating staircase that really sold this apartment to Jill. “It’s a striking statement feature that gives the apartment a real New York loft feel,” she says.
This combination of themes is exactly what Jill loves. “I like to mix and match to create my own particular style. I tend to buy quite a few pieces from Marina and The One, but I also love the occasional trip to Dragon Mart where I most recently bought my chandelier. Also, years ago, I had a dream find in an amazing furniture warehouse in Al Quoz, where I picked up a large, solid wood, hand-carved mirror – it’s one of my treasured pieces,” she says.