On the edge of the Sangre de Cristo foothills, Rancho Encantado is a modernist hideaway tucked within New Mexico’s Tesuque Valley. Once a decades-old dude ranch, newly reinvented as a Four Seasons, the retreat was designed to preserve and embrace its 57 unspoiled acres with 65 pueblo-style casitas blending into the rural desert landscape. And although new agey downtown Santa Fe is just a stone’s throw, the vibe here is a refreshing fusion of Southwest meets mid-century modern style—sans dream catchers and mystic clichés.
Today, we kicked off this year’s annual Dwell on Design at the LA Convention Center, which will continue through Sunday, June 26th. Though we’ve been hosting this extensive event for years, this time around is particularly special.