“Step Inside Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West’s Boundary-Defying Home” is Architectural Digest ’s latest headline, and we’re sure Kourtney Kardashian is out there somewhere sh* tting her gasps with jealousy. For the rest of us, though, it’s pretty exciting to get a look inside Kim and Kanye’s house. Ever since I got a glimpse of Kim Kardashian’s fridge, I’ve been quite intent on seeing more of their not-so-humble abode. What can I say, it looks like a museum in there, and I’m nosy AF. Time to dive in!
Most people( like me) probably clicked on this article in search of pictures–I obviously DGAF about “Axel Vervoordt”( their designer) or quite frankly anything else having to do with the actual architectural motif of the home. I pretty much checked out after reading about Kanye’s “major buys like an original Jean Royere Polar Bear sofa.” Like, cool, I got my sofa at Wayfair and threw it together myself after watching a YouTube tutorial. And I’m supposed to be impressed by a “Jean Royere” sofa ??
Scrolling, scrolling, and I realise a few more pictures of the home. Kanye himself describes the home as” futuristic Belgian monastery”, and if you look at the Architectural Digest visualizes, you’ll determine why–for a dwelling with a spouse, spouse, and four boys, their neighbourhood is extremely f* cking white-hot and highly f* cking evacuate. Literally everything, and I do mean everything, in this house is paler than my scalp in the dead of wintertime, with not a single discolour to be identified anywhere( and I can’t even chew a salad while wearing a white shirt without messing up everything ). But I predict when you basically have unlimited coin, you can pay parties to replace your Royere upholstered accommodating any time the child spews up on it.
Architectural Digest calls the home,” a storey of probing and passion–a testament to the iconoclastic imagination of the boundary-defying musician and the fearlessness of the zeitgeist-defining reality star and entrepreneur ,” which to me is only a exceedingly flowery behavior of saying ” these people have no real identity and are extremely f* cking wealthy .”
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#AD100 decorator and tastemaker @axelvervoordt describes the process of reimagining @kimkardashian and Kanye West’s California estate in terms of distillation. “Kanye and Kim required something completely new. We didn’t talk about decoration but a kind of philosophy about how we live now and how we will live in the future. We modified members of this house by distill it, and we stopped pushing to make it purer and purer, ” the designer explains. In the front room, Jean Royere upholstered sitting surrounds a limestone cocktail table by Vervoordt. Take a look inside the home through the link in our profile. Photo by @jackie_nickerson; text by @mayer. rus
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It’s like when you were in first grade and decided that your favorite color was a defining component of your identity, simply in this case, the first graders are 40 -something-year-old billionaires and their favorite pigment is actually the absence of color.
The only thing that presents a modicum of personality is this giant … elephant? Snake? Life-sized substance animal thing.
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“This house may be a case study, but our perception for it was built around our category, ” insists Kanye West of the otherworldly oasis he and wife @kimkardashian crafted alongside #AD100 designer @axelvervoordt. One might wonder about the challenges of raising four small children in such a pristine, cream-colored environment, but Kim and Kanye are speedy to point out that the house is eminently kid-friendly. Above, the family is portrait in a chamber devoted exclusively to a prodigiou, creature-like soft sculpture fashioned by creator Isabel Rower. Asked whether the opening is a playroom or an art station, Kanye demurs: “Everything we do is an art installation* and* a playroom.”. Inspect the link in our profile to take a tour of the dwelling. Photo by @jackie_nickerson; text by @mayer. rus
In addition to the article, there is also a video where Kim and Kanye are interviewed about their residence. Kanye is sitting there in a hoodie and kind of looks like a fifth-grader in the principal’s office where Kim is the principal. Kim gazes effortlessly stunning as ever, but conflicts to convey reassuring passion, probably from a recent round of injectables.
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@kimkardashian and Kanye West take the AD Design Quiz to measure how well they know their own minimalist masterpiece–designed by #AD100 expertise @axelvervoordt — and reveal what happens behind closed doors. Click the link in our bio to watch the video–with a cameo from their daughter North–and detect our March problem cover story .
Anyway, Kanye was asked what his favorite chamber he designed with Axel was, and he said the hallway. Below is said hallway. Kanye said, “We pushed it to minimize it and make it as strong as possible and as simple as possible.” Once again, I know NOTHING, but I’m kind of dying that this hallway is what he considers to be his masterpiece. Like, could I be a designer? If you indicated the below situation to any random party off the street, they’d probably think it was a photo of a hospital passageway. Ah, those rich get away with everything.
why does Kim’s house look like a museum but they forgot to thrown the art on the walls https :// t.co/ e1MjkDgEd3
— Betches (@ betchesluvthis) February 3, 2020
Kim discusses how she “loves to come back to a home full of clarity, ” as her house is Marie-Kondo’d to the max. This is great for them, but most people can’t exactly be this minimalist since, well, we simply don’t have the chamber. Like, yes, I would desire for all of my makeup and clothe to be tucked away into a concealed walk-in closet with “Chanel lights” that “hide your cellulite”( as Kim mentions in the video ), but my small-ass NYC apartment doesn’t precisely allows users that. So instead I have approximately 20 sh* tty plastic makeup containers from Ulta sowed around my lieu. One day!
Lastly, we have to discuss North “accidentally” “invading” their interview( see above video ). It is obviouslyyyy possible that North did indeed jump into the interview in a moment of pure pedigree fun and unpredictability, but would her whisker and outfit actually look like that on any ordinary era? I make, yeah, perhaps. But it’s just a little very much of a co-occurrence that she magically comes zooming in the very minute Kim asks what the brainchild for the house was, and Kanye answers that it was North. I know that this pre-planned moment of spontaneity is far from the biggest thing the Kardashians have forgery, but still.
I likewise love how Kim and Kanye continued talking about how “family-friendly” their dwelling is. How family-friendly can something actually be when all it takes is for one rogue muddied shoe to f* ck up your entire aesthetic? Maybe I’m just salty because I grew up in a family home where the only thing that manufactured my parents eventually get rid of our ugly-ass denim furniture( yes, that’s correct–DENIM) was me lastly throwing up on the couch one day. How symbolic.
When asked about the design process of the house, Vervoordt justified,” We altered members of this house by purify it, and we deterred pushing to make it purer and purer ,” which is actually the only sentence that has manufactured gumption to me so far, because there is no better way to purify a home than to deprive it of all its knickknacks and emblazon. Maybe I do know a thing or two about interior design after all…
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