Author profile: Linda Parker

About Linda Parker

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

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

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Brave new ground

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As always, the announcement of a new Colour of the Year brings a ripple of excitement, in the knowledge that we’ll be seeing a new raft of colour schemes and ideas spreading throughout the interiors industry…

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A complete transformation by Harvey Jones creates a family-sized kitchen space

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The kitchen was part of a total renovation, which included a two-storey rear extension. The original kitchen was small and dated and it was separate from the dining room and living room. As a young couple with two children, our clients wanted a contemporary and informal open-plan space that would suit family life…

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The Green Team

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As ‘normal service’ is (more or less!) resumed, we’ve got that ‘back to school’ feeling for September. This gorgeous kitchen by Drew Forsyth draws on two main colour themes, white and a dramatic dark green. So we’re running with that look and have gathered together a host of decorative ideas for the new Autumn season…

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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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