Inside J Balvin’s Japanese Design-Inspired Mansion | Open Door | Architectural Digest

Today reggaeton superstar J Balvin welcomes Architectural Digest for a tour of his tranquil Colombian home. Medellín-based design firm 5 Sólidos completely gutted the existing structure, reimagining the space as a serene, understated pavilion. Elements like blackened wood siding and shoji-like framed linen doors and screens point to the influence of Japanese aesthetics. Warm planes of French oak wrap the interiors, coupled with an array of pared-down modern furnishings. In fact, the palette is only interrupted by an eruption of color in J Balvin’s closet, where about 850 pairs of sneakers are displayed in what could pass for the world’s dopest shoe museum.

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