Kanye Hearts Le Corbusier - Design Bureau

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Kanye Hearts Le Corbusier

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Kanye West's recent interview with the New York Times was so epic that it even managed to touch on architecture and design, two things that are right up our alley. Apparently the rapper loves him some minimalist design, and lamps and homes by legendary architect and designer Le Corbusier are his "greatest inspiration."

From the New York Times article:

"Architecture — you know, this one Corbusier lamp was like, my greatest inspiration. I lived in Paris in this loft space and recorded in my living room, and it just had the worst acoustics possible, but also the songs had to be super simple, because if you turned up some complicated sound and a track with too much bass, it’s not going to work in that space. This is earlier this year. I would go to museums and just like, the Louvre would have a furniture exhibit, and I visited it like, five times, even privately. And I would go see actual Corbusier homes in real life and just talk about, you know, why did they design it? They did like, the biggest glass panes that had ever been done. Like I say, I’m a minimalist in a rapper’s body."

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