Oasis by Klára Šumová and Dirk Wright

The design duo collaborates on a collection channeling Art Deco and modernist interiors and the magic of the desert

Strong storytelling plays a vital role in the work of Klra umov. Through her interior objects of various typologies and scales, the designer explores poetry and stories in design. umov debuted several years ago with her elegant Love floor lamp, which consists of a raw tree trunk changing into the lathed shape inspired by classic Baroque morphology. During the past few years, Klra interned in …

Beresheet Hotel

Our trip to the otherworldly property built within Ramon Crater in Israel's Negev Desert

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 importance to the design of Beresheet Hotel, a luxury property built directly into a cliff overlooking Israel’s beautiful and otherworldly Negev …

Amangiri

Aman Resorts' alien escape in the Utah desert

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 views of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. While testing out the 2013 Range Rover on a recent trip, we spent our nights in the serene walls and spartan beauty of Amangiri, …