ART & DESIGNKate Hudson: Homegirlby W Magazine10.01.05What’s Kate Hudson doing in the Pacific Palisades? Turning her childhood home into a plush crash pad for herself, her rock-star husband and their headbanging son. Read the article. (October 2005)1Photographer: Alexia SUp, up and away: Kate Hudson in the main stairway of her Pacific Palisades residence. The house is actually the actress’s childhood home, which Goldie Hawn had bought in 1979. (The family lived there for 12 years.) Hudson and husband Chris Robinson purchased it two years ago.2Photographer: Alexia SilvagniHudson in the master bathroom. The actress met her decorators, Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch of Roman & Williams, through friends Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor, who had hired the former set designers after they worked on Zoolander.3Photographer: Alexia SThe dining room, with an all-black Murano glass chandelier and a cupboard from a Portuguese convent.4Photographer: Alexia SHudson told her decorators she wanted a house that was livable but with a hint of formality, “comfortable but with one uncomfortable piece in the room.”5Photographer: Alexia S“Trust me. Please,” Hudson says she told Robinson when they bought the house. “You will love this house when I’m done with it.” Here, a view of the master bedroom.6Photographer: Alexia SThe first-floor bathroom.7Photographer: Alexia SIn the master bedroom.8Photographer: Alexia SRobinson’s record collection.9Photographer: Alexia SThe den with a large custom sofa designed by Standefer and Alesch.10Photographer: Alexia SThe poolside loggia.11Photographer: Alexia SThe master bedroom.