Finding Respite at FORM Arcosanti 2016
"Has everybody been having an insanely relaxing time?" electronic musician and hypeman-for-Saturday-night Dan Deacon asks the crowd, adding how almost "creepily" relaxing it's been here at Arcosanti, Arizona before immediately shifting the mood into...
Interview: Zach Tetreault of FORM Arcosanti
These days, dusty dirt roads lead you to plenty of music festivals but there's something about FORM Arcosanti that strikes you dumb with wonder. First, it's the bewitching architecture of the desert town where it takes place. An hour north of Phoneix...
El Cosmico Provision Co. Apothecary Line
Founded in 2006, El Cosmico is a communal oasis in the desert. Across 21 acres, the anti-hotel in Marfa, Texas offers refurbished trailers, yurts, Sioux-style teepees and a campground for pitching your own tent—sleep as close to the night sky...
2015 Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc
by Sue Mead They call the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc's off-road race the toughest all-women's sporting event in the world. I know off-road, I know tough. Having just completed the 25th annual run across southern Morocco's varied and challenging...
Joshua Tree Coffee
A desert may seem an odd place to find high-end, small-batch coffee beans, but Joshua Tree native Royce Robertson is making just that. Fresh, Fair Trade beans are stored in custom-built, climate-controlled containers, then hand-roasted and immediately...
Oasis by Klára Šumová and Dirk Wright
Strong storytelling plays a vital role in the work of Klára Šumová. Through her interior objects of various typologies and scales, the designer explores poetry and stories in design. Šumová debuted several years ago with her elegant Love floor lamp...
Beresheet Hotel
By Andrea Dicenzo The most stunning element to behold at the Beresheet Hotel is the view. While the staff will be eager to point this out to guests, the architecture and design of the structure reveals it first. The surrounding vista is of utmost...
Forget interstellar travel—there's a transcendent resort currently taking bookings here on earth, and it's called Amangiri. Located just over the Arizona border in Canyon Point, UT, the hotel sprawls amongst imposing bluffs with sweeping...