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Kacey Musgraves, Big Sean, and More: Step Inside the Music Rooms of 6 Famous Musicians | Architectural Digest

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Blink-182 bassist and singer Mark Hoppus and his wife, Skye Hoppus, purchased their Los Angeles midcentury-modern home back in 2004, but it wasn’t until 2015 that they brought in Marmol Radziner to give the entire house a facelift. (The kitchen remained untouched, but there is talk of updating it next.) The front door and entryway, which the firm’s design partner Ron Radziner says was “confusing” before, was completely reconfigured, as was the main bedroom suite. The landscaping was refreshed, as well as most of the furniture, and the biggest addition was that of a completely brand new subterranean music studio for Mark. The bunker-like room features a vocal booth and cozy seating area, and it provides the perfect place for the musician to keep items “that Skye doesn’t necessarily like in the rest of the house,” the rocker says, like Star Wars memorabilia or Dodgers baseball bobblehead dolls. —Rachel Wallace

Brandon Flowers’s Vegas-tinged lounge

The vintage carpet is from Caesars Palace Las Vegas, and a cove inlay mirror was custom-made with bronze trim on the gold leaf ceiling where the crystal chandelier hangs above the grand piano. A framed photo from Flowers’s collection is positioned above a console table.

Photo: Douglas Friedman

When it came time for The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers and his wife, Tana Mundkowsky, to hire an architect that could redesign their Park City, Utah, home, Cristof Eigelberger was an obvious frontrunner. Eigelberger designed Flowers’s Las Vegas residence back in 2015, and Flowers knew he didn’t want to completely leave the Sin City sensibility behind. The second level of the house features a grand piano on an extravagant vintage carpet that Flowers finessed from the casino of Caesars Palace, along with a gold leafed ceiling that cuts into a mirror. “That was really fun because it’s sort of that unexpected moment throughout the architecture that we were able to capture,” Eigelberger says. He recalls how it was fairly challenging to figure out how to make such a loud pattern work in a small space amidst the other combination of materials, but there’s a harmonious vibrancy that comes through for a tastefully regal ambiance. Beyond the promise of a good time, it’s a palatable energy that suggests good fortune and luxury. —Sydney Gore

Big Sean’s dream studio

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Seen here is the professional-grade music studio with soundproof windows and walls, located on the top floor. “To build the music studio we basically had to build a room within a room,” says Britney Wior, creative director at JSN Studio.

Photo: Jenna Peffley

Even though most of rapper Big Sean’s JSN Studio–designed home is minimal and bright, the Beverly Hills property’s recording studio is all about the business. “My last few albums have been produced in-home,” Sean says. He notes too that “when I look out to the left, I can see the building of my very first apartment from when I moved out of my mom’s house in Detroit.” That fact—which is made possible thanks to those added windows—is a particularly poignant one for the rapper, who recalls how he used to dream of moving to the Hills. In more ways than one, then, he’s landed in his dream home. —Troy J. McMullen