MEET THE TEAM AND FAMILY
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Jan McLeish – Principal & Head Designer – Residential & Commercial
Jan lives in Stewarton, just a few minutes from the Shop and has run the Interiors business from her studio in Newton Mearns since 1994, before moving to Stewarton in 2009 and opening the shop which has become more of a family affair, in 2016.
A former pupil of Hutchesons’ Grammar School and graduate of Queens College (formerly “The Dough School”), Jan has always had a great love of Interiors, her clients, her beloved pugs and of course……her husband and children.
Jan has a teaching degree in Home Economics, ran a small chain of Ladies Fashion shops in the 1990s and was P.A. to her father, when he ran another well-known Scottish family business set up by her great uncle, R. S. McColl.
Jan takes her responsibilities for customer satisfaction very seriously and is involved with every job, to ensure that the project is finished to each client’s complete satisfaction and our work lives up to her own very high and exacting standards.
She is often at the shop when not out on visiting clients and will always share a tale or have a friendly chat with clients and local residents.
Jan works mainly on Residential Interiors but oversees our work for privately owned Hotels, Dental Practices, Restaurants and Golf Clubs.
Jan Steen – Director – Commercial Interiors
Jan was born and brought up in Giffnock, now resides in Newton Mearns and has unparalleled experience in designing Show Homes and completing commercial projects for Restaurants, Golf and Tennis Clubs in the West End and Southside of Glasgow.
Working to strict deadlines and budgets within the Property sector, Jan has created Show Homes for Persimmon Homes, Dickie Homes, Strathclyde Builders & laterally Westpoint Homes in Bearsden and Milngavie.
Her flair for Design is complimented by a career in business, holding a degree in Business & Marketing which served her well during her time as a PA in a global business.
Jan has worked previously with the highly regarded and respected Linda Reid, as a Freelance Designer for private clients and ran her own Interior Design business in Glasgow prior to joining the Linengreen Interiors team.
Her passion for Interiors is matched by her diligence in completing a project to the complete satisfaction of her clients.
In her leisure time Jan likes to relax by visiting her family in England, walking on the beach in Prestwick and, if time allows, to play a few Rubbers of Bridge.
Isobel Gilmartin – Director – Residential Interiors
Isobel lives in Dunlop in East Ayrshire and prior to joining the Team, worked for the John Lewis Group in Glasgow for over 12 years within the Home Design Service department and was previously Company Secretary for her Family business for 10 years
Isobel holds certification from the British Academy of Interior Design and a City & Guilds Accreditation
Isobel brings a wealth of experience and know-how to the business and shares our passion for Interiors, family values and looking after customers.
Isobel’s knowledge of Interior Design project management is outstanding and she ensures that all the practicalities and communications are maintained, to keep the work on track, on time and within budget.
In her spare time Isobel enjoys Mexican food, sewing, walking, cycling and is at her happiest when involved in Interior projects in her own home, indulging her personal taste of Scandi design and style