Author profile: Linda Parker

About Linda Parker

Linda Parker
Interiors & Lifestyle Writer, who’s spare time is currently spent planning storage strategies for the new house

  Email:  Linda Parker

  Website:  https://www.thekitchenthink.co.uk

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Showroom Inspiration: The Kitchens International Team on how they managed COVID

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Kitchens International had a very successful 25th Anniversary year in 2019, winning awards, a lot of new retail and contracts business. The showroom doors closed in March, but Showroom Manager Graeme Kennedy was able to continue with the development of their Online Design Portal, here, he discusses the refurbished showroom…

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In the frame & on the shelf…

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We’ve noticed a lot of interesting and creative kitchen ideas coming through this year, so this month we’re having a look at the concept of adding a framed look within the kitchen – from open shelves with integral uprights, glazed doors with distinctive darker frames and of course, multi-panelled glazed walls and doors…

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The perfect kitchen by Koivu for an architect-designed house

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Douglas Sutherland, Design Director of Koivu was invited to design a kitchen for an architect-designed house that needed updating whilst staying true to the original style. Needless to say, the kitchen was the priority as the owners saw it as the key to family life, and a Koivu kitchen fitted the style perfectly…

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KBB Innovation Awards: A closer look at the winners

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After the distractions of lock-down, working from home and the lure of the great outdoors, we’re going back a couple of months to take a closer look at the winners and some of the finalists of KBB Innovation Awards, sponsored by Blum…

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DELIGHTFULLY DARK: Bespoke almost-black kitchen by John Lewis of Hungerford

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This dramatic kitchen by John Lewis of Hungerford is a masterpiece, featuring subtle design skills and clever planning. The furniture features traditional proportions and classic features, but the end result is a fabulous project that sits beautifully within a completely re-furbished and extended period home…

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Clever Kitchens: Storage Advice from Life Kitchens

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As we all know, the most elegant and beautiful kitchen in the world is going to be a disappointment if it’s internal design and fittings aren’t optimised for ease of use and practicality….

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