ISSUE 78  |  Heading South

Steal This Look: Safari Tent at El Cosmico in Texas

June 25, 2013 9:00 AM

BY Julie Carlson

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Hip hotelier Liz Lambert mixes South American, Moroccan, and midcentury pieces in her canvas frame tent lodgings at El Cosmico in Marfa, Texas. Somehow it all works.

Above: The tents are anchored on wood platforms and are wired for electricity.

Above: Montana Canvas offers a range of Wall Tents made from 100 percent cotton canvas with an aluminum frame; prices start at about $1,000. See the full range at Cabela’s Outfitter Wall Tents. Another source is Kni-Co Manufacturing, which offers free-standing cotton duck Big Horn tents with aluminum frames.

Above: Case Study V-Leg Bed from Modernica is $1,595 for a queen size at Y Living.

Above: Hand-Dyed Bolivian Blankets are $250 from El Cosmico Provision Company.

Above: The Tobacco Leather Butterfly Chair is $399 at CB2.

Above: The Pin Dot Sphere from Terrain is $198 (also available in copper).


Above: Marfa-based Jamey Garza’s wood and steel stools are available at Heath Ceramics or directly from Jamey Garza.