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Kevin Isbell Brings New Life to a Spanish Revival Bungalow

Kevin Isbell Brings New Life to a Spanish Revival Bungalow

A Charming Spanish Revival Bungalow For Sale in Austin - Hooked on Houses

“As soon as I saw that giant shuttered window, there was no turning back,”

says designer Kevin Isbell of the Spanish Revival home in the Fairfax neighborhood

of Los Angeles that he and his partner, Gianantonio Corna, now call home. But this wasn’t just any switch of street addresses:

With the move, Isbell officially relocated his New York design practice to the West Coast. So, that is to say,

those shutters were good enough to inspire a cross-country move.

Isbell was immediately smitten with the architecture of the home

(“it’s a style you just don’t get in New York,” he says) and set about creating a design

scheme that honored those bones while reflecting his own style.

“A lot of these old bungalow are getting sold and knocked down to build behemoth houses,”

says the designer. His process was the opposite:

Maintain the original charm while making minimal changes to create a comfortable,

personality-filled living space — all while working with an almost entirely blank canvas

(Isbell only moved a small amount of his belongings with him

, opting instead to source locally for his new home). Here’s how he did it. สถาปนิก


7 Cool Kitchen Gadgets That Would Make Your Life Easier

7 Cool Kitchen Gadgets That Would Make Your Life Easier
This jumbo kitchen gadget compilation has all the latest inspiration you could need, whether you’re looking to round out your own collection, decorating a newly remodeled kitchen, or searching for a last-minute housewarming gift or a thoughtful present for a talented chef – there’s something here for anybody and everybody. Kitchen tools are always a great and useful investment because everybody eats, after all! Even for those who don’t necessarily enjoy cooking, it’s still nicer to spend time in stylish kitchens and it’s always easier if you have the tools to make the process as pleasant and enjoyable as possible.

Separate whites and yolks with precision – just crack the egg into a bowl, and use the colorful silicone fish to suction up the yolk. It couldn’t get any easier than that! And this cheerful little guy is much cuter than any of the industrial devices out there.

Kids and adults alike can’t resist an adorable stylized breakfast. These egg molds are made of silicone so they won’t scratch the pan, and the flexibility offers an easy release for a neat form every time. If you know any parents caring for picky eaters, this little tool just might make all the difference. They also work for pancakes!

Slice a whole banana at once with this handy banana-shaped slicer! It’s a great way to get kids involved in preparing their own snacks – no knife needed.

Apple slicers are must-have tools for anyone who likes to snack, dip, bake, and arrange tasty apple snacks. The Calphalon Easy Grip slicer has the added benefit of large sturdy handles for easier slicing, with a raised construction so you don’t rap your knuckles on the cutting board.

Watch the gears turn as this transparent apple peeler cuts the skin from the apple like a knife through butter. A spring-loaded mechanism fits the shapes of apples of any size. And no engineer or mechanic would be able to resist this gadget as a gift.

It’s automatic, adjustable, and comes with built-in storage for the spare blades… what’s not to love? Of course, the Rotato Express does more than just potatoes – the robotic arm adjusts easily to any small to medium sized fruit or vegetable.

Spiraling can be a tricky technique to master by hand. The Brieftons tri-blade vegetable spiralizer includes an angel hair blade, a spaghetti blade, and a flat blade – a versatile combination. Brieftons claim to fame is their lifetime “heaviest and sturdiest” guarantee. ออกแบบบ้าน