So either Our Dear Leader is a Wes Anderson sycophant, or Anderson has been taking design cues from North Korea. The interiors of the isolated country are a pastel dream, as if they’re straight out of a Wes Anderson film. Photographer and architecture critic Oliver Wainwright has collected these images for a Tumblr, North Korean Interiors. It could easily act as a moodboard for one of Anderson’s films with the painstaking symmetry, pastel colours and Soviet-era fittings.
Have a watch of The Royal Tenenbaums below and spot the similarities: