“We loved the fact that it was rundown as it gave us a chance to make the building our home,” she says. Al even apprenticed as a builder’s assistant during the construction, working on-site every day. But these two weren’t strangers to the remodeling process. “When we were teenagers living on a rose farm, we bought an old house that was getting demolished and moved it on a truck to our property, ” she says. This story is from Kinfolk Issue Fourteen Buy Now Related Stories Interiors Issue 19 Prankster’s Paradise Is the nine-to-five grind approaching monotony? Arrive at the office early to even the playing field and invoke mirth for your co-workers. Interiors Issue 18 A View from the Porch The shapes and sizes of our homes are changing, and society along with it. Avi Friedman has come to make sense of the new era of household realities. Arts & Culture Issue 17 A State of Solitude Just because you shared space as a kid doesn’t mean you must give up individuality as an adult: Carving time out for you can strengthen family ties. Arts & Culture Issue 17 My Bedside Table: The Illustrator As a children’s book illustrator and comic-book artist living in Oslo, Norway, Øyvind Torseter often finds inspiration in the moments before sleep. Interiors Issue 16 My Bedside Table: The Fashion Designer Starr Hout, who cofounded fashion brand Apiece Apart with her friend Laura Cramer, talks about her evening rituals and a kid-friendly bedroom. Design Interiors Issue 15 The Community Entrepreneurs: The Food Enthusiasts Food can be used to enrich, strengthen and connect people of all societies and cultures: All you need is a passion for tasty morsels and tradition.