Over the weekend, Kanye West took to Twitter to announce a new business venture in addition to his current music and fashion platforms. ‘Ye revealed that he and his team had plans for the YEEZY brand to establish an architectural arm.
Given the entrepreneurial nature of West, it was only a matter of time before his adidas affiliate brand would look beyond footwear and styling. As seen in his tweet below, the artist writes that the architectural company will be called “YEEZY home” and will aim to “make the world better.”
we’re starting a Yeezy architecture arm called Yeezy home. We’re looking for architects and industrial designers who want to make the world better
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) May 6, 2018
Additionally, the tweet also states that ‘Ye and his team are “looking for architects and industrial designers,” so it may be worth sending along your contact details if you’re not entirely opposed to working for the man himself.
Earlier in April, West’s love for architecture was evident while in discussion with his longterm design collaborator Axel Vervoord. During the interview, ‘Ye spoke on his academic background in art and growing love for landscape and structures.
“Architecture should communicate to humanity an understanding of proportion and spaces and the way it affects your mood,” he said. “There has to be a responsibility in design.”
Elsewhere, West was recently invited to Nigeria to visit slave ports and recently showed his appreciation for Childish Gambino’s latest single.
In case you missed it, you can watch the video for Childish Gambino’s “This is America” here.