Jen Atkin is not just a hairstylist, she is the hairstylist—having worked for the likes of Chrissy Teigen, Gigi Hadid, and the whole Kardashian clan (who continue being close close friends, as you may well have viewed by now). She is commonly well-liked in the Hollywood scene nowadays, and proceeds to increase the ranks in all issues haircare, as her manufacturer proceeds to grow. Atkin is also a columnist for Glamour, cofounder of OUAI products, and authored her really 1st memoir in 2020. Presently, however, the multi-hyphenate entrepreneur has had to consider a stage back again, anticipating her 2nd child with spouse Mike Rosenthal later on this year and presently in the midst of a shift. 

In a new video for Ad It Yourself, the few walks us by their kitchen renovation with famed designer Erick Garcia, who displays us the easy transformations he designed to make the house a focal stage of their charming Los Angeles abode.

Strolling into the room at first, they felt that the Shaker-style cabinetry was a minimal cramped. As minimalists and admirers of the Scandinavian aesthetic, Garcia knew lots of particulars would have to be simplified.

Despite the fact that Jen Atkin understood what she required stylistically, she let Rosenthal choose the demand when it arrived to utility, noting that he’s the principal chef of the household—except for the coffee station of class, which is a ought to for her morning regime. Specifications integrated a a lot more chef-helpful layout, an maximize in countertop place, seating added to the kitchen area island, and strong products to endure the wrath of any toddler.

The resulting house is a stylish revamp of the original. The cabinetry was simplified with a smooth white wooden that works by using hidden handles and flush paneling to produce a much more minimalist aesthetic. Garcia included an array of handmade components, each individual serving a reason (this sort of as a slicing board carefully leaning on the counter to deal with two retailers over). In the breakfast nook together with, straightforward Scandinavian chairs and a massive plant cluster all-around a round picket table to craft a neat nevertheless cozy seating location. Hanging on the walls—what initially seems to be an elegantly framed artwork of the beach—is essentially a Samsung Frame Tv in disguise. With the capability to select your screen picture, or, of training course, switch on the Tv, it excites the couple as the fantastic ending touch. 

But the hero of it all? The kitchen area island. “We desired to do a little something wonderful that would ground the place so we determined to go with a soapstone which is a small bit on the darker aspect considering the fact that anything else was likely to be on the lighter aspect,” says Garcia, adding that it generates a little bit of “drama.” It is also a non-porous stain resistant stone that is recognized to age properly. Moreover, the designer extra seating, a collection of concealed storage compartments, and hidden stores all alongside the bottom. “I can even do my hair in this article!” Atkins exclaims. So, if you want to solitary-handedly rework a kitchen into the central space of your household—while preserving a minimalist aesthetic in mind—take some recommendations from Garcia and do not fail to remember the energy of the island!