Ideas

Forging human connection means swapping ideas, experiences, and stories. Here are some of ours.

Design tips for home working spaces

By April of this year, 46.6% of workers in the UK were working from home. Of these people, some 86%…

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WFH isn’t working for everybody. Here’s how employers can help

Working from home is a staple of our ‘new normal’ lives, but what this actually looks like varies wildly for…

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Mental Health Day at Kindred

The World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day on the 10th of October every year. This year’s theme, set…

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We asked a mixologist how to make a perfect gin cocktail

Once the vice of choice for 16th century Londoners, gin is back to reclaim its mantle as the city’s ‘it’…

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Spotlight on: Polish pierogi in West London

Pierogi are to Polish people what a Sunday roast is to Brits: a staple dish so dear to us that…

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Members’ clubs should welcome people in, not keep them out

When I started Kindred, I wanted to create a space that made people feel welcome. I was a social worker…

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Eat Out to Help Out in Hammersmith: how to claim your discount

In an effort to give the hospitality industry a much-needed boost, the UK government has created the ‘Eat Out to…

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West London locals: Meet artist and luxury textile designer Emily Carter

Emily Carter is a storyteller. From the intricate details in her luxury textiles to the meticulously-rendered animals in her artwork,…

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Kindred Conversations #6 | Love It Or Leave It

Kindred Conversations: Interviews with founders and business leaders who are led by social purpose as well as profit. We discuss…

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Introducing London Fusion: Kindred’s signature menu

Having access to a tapestry of food cultures and cuisines is part-and-parcel of life in London. But if you were…

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Kindred Conversations #5 | MOSS

Kindred Conversations: Interviews with founders and business leaders who are led by social purpose as well as profit. We discuss…

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Kindred Conversations #4 | Omami

Kindred Conversations: Interviews with founders and business leaders who are led by social purpose as well as profit. We discuss…

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How are we reopening?

The question a lot of people in the community have been asking is, “When do you think you will reopen?”…

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Kindred Conversations #3 | Gung Ho

“I spoke to the Founder of Gung Ho, Sophie Dunster, a London based fashion label which highlights current environmental issues…

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Kindred Conversations #2 | Live Frankly

“Hi, I’m Anna Anderson the Co-Founder of Kindred and I will be interviewing other business leaders and entrepreneurs who are…

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Pensive woman at work

Yes, emotional resilience can be taught. Here’s how

My final year school exams were a blur of stress, nerves, and fear. I felt the weight of my future…

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Community at Kindred

Why feeling we belong motivates us more at work than money

What matters most to us when deciding that we like our job? We spend most of our lives at work,…

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Coworking at Kindred

Are there any benefits to multitasking? We asked a business coach

In late 2018, I attended a workshop on productivity that completely changed the way I work. The core lesson was…

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A Vision for the Future of Co-Working

The future of work was already changing before we were hit by a pandemic. Now, it’s looking like the landscape…

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What Happens When You Pivot Your Hospitality Business Online?

I have a dark day every now and then. A dark day for me is feeling anxious, fearful, demotivated, resigned and…

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The courtyard at Kindred

How a sense of community makes us think more positively

Humans are obsessed with happiness. So much so that we have structured our entire society around the pursuit of it,…

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Members Spotlight | #6 Dora Roberts

What would Jesus say? A big question, no doubt, and one pondered by Kindred member Dora Roberts as she sat…

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How to be productive when things are going wrong

A celebrity has just endorsed your direct competitor and you’re nervously refreshing your sales data, praying that the resulting drop…

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Why breathing is the most effective positive thinking technique

When you’re in the midst of a stressful or anxious episode, being told to “just breathe” can feel one step…

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The Hidden Human Cost of Lockdown

The Hidden Human Cost of Lockdown I had butterflies in my stomach two weeks ago as I settled in to…

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Virtual communities and support networks you can join right now

In a time like this, it’s crucial that we connect with each other. Social distancing doesn’t need to be synonymous…

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Kindred Spaces

When refitting Bradmore house to accommodate the needs of Kindred the focus was, and always will be, promoting community. Next…

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Members Spotlight #5 | Ronnie Rich

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s largest mountain with a summit standing nearly 20,000 feet above sea level, is no small feat….

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What do we want in 2020?

A New Year’s resolution is a tradition we’ve all heard about. Whether it’s committing to quitting smoking or empowering yourself…

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One messy, glorious year of building community

This time last year, surrounded by half-assembled furniture, the last of the boxes and not a little builders’ dust, I…

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Co-Working Members of Kindred | The Class of 2019

Since the 2nd of January 2019, when we first opened up our doors to Co-Working space, we’ve welcomed around 80…

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W6 – Community in West London

Creating a central, social hub in a town like Hammersmith may sound like an issue at the bottom of the…

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Kindred’s Gift Guide 2019

The halls? Consider them decked. The fairy lights? Untangled, plugged in, and twinkling. The presents? Not quite sorted, but we’ve…

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Members Spotlight #4: Keshav Bhatt

Kindred is a place for people to meet with an open-mind and an inquisitive spirit, to be interested in new…

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Kindred’s Guide to the Festive Season

The holiday season can be a tiring schlep for the best of us, but there isn’t any reason you should…

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We Work, Differently: A Letter from our Founder

The last few weeks I’ve been glued to the news; WeWork, once representing the heights of dramatic success in the…

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Members’ Spotlight #3: Kay Morgan

A co-working space needs people willing to work in the same place as each other, but for Kindred, and its…

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Staff Spotlight #2: Erica Basta

Sitting down with Erica Basta, Kindred’s Reception Manager, I wonder how many interesting questions I actually have around the reservations…

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Blue Badge Style: Rewarding Inclusive Design in Hospitality

We are so honoured to be shortlisted for the Blue Badge Style Awards. Blue Badge Style is ‘Redefining Disability with…

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Six ways to be more productive while working from home

Productivity is often a challenge for anybody. ‘How to be more productive when working from home’ comes with its own…

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Staff Spotlight #1: Jaz Hayer

When an organisation puts its values front and centre, either as their tagline or by mentioning it at any chance…

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Co-working, loneliness, and inner city life

You choose your commute, you choose your hours, and you choose your work. Freelancing is exactly what you want right?…

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Inside Kindred: An evening of sustainable fashion

Last week we celebrated World Environment Day with a wonderful ‘Evening of Ethical Fashion’, organised by the amazing team at…

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Members’ Spotlight #2: Janet Lam

In her own words I’m a marketer, writer and illustrator. I’ve worked in marketing for almost ten years in a…

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Members’ Spotlight #1: Rabot 1745

As our very first Members Spotlight, we want to introduce you to the wonderful team behind Rabot 1745, a new…

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