Continuing today’s unintended theme of rock-and-roll real estate, a post over on Pitchfork brought to our attention these photos and sketches of the recently rehabbed Oklahoma City house of Flaming Lips frontman and OKC native, Wayne Coyne. Already we had thrilled to Coyne and co. enjoying a public bath on the premises via Google Earth. Now we get a look into the psych-rocker’s sanctum sanctorum itself.
More post-modern high lux design than we might have expected, the interiors created by Fitzsimmons Architects shows that Coyne has a taste for Italian marble, flowing, organic shapes, and cantilevered overhangs. We always thought of him as more of a beanbags-and-wood-paneling man, but we’ve been wrong before.
More than the photos of Scandinavian-influenced furniture, though, it’s the unexecuted draft of the house complete with fiberglass dragon that really got us excited. Is this an abandoned project or something still to come to the Coyne household?
Whatever the case, it was good to take a look into what may very well be the Graceland of OK City (remember that Coyne’s “Do You Realize” is the state’s official rock song).
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All photography by Joseph Mills. All images courtesy of Fitzsimmons Architects.