Icon - Arrow LeftAn icon we use to indicate a rightwards action. Icon - Arrow RightAn icon we use to indicate a leftwards action. Icon - External LinkAn icon we use to indicate a button link is external. Icon - MessageThe icon we use to represent an email action. Icon - Down ChevronUsed to indicate a dropdown. Icon - CloseUsed to indicate a close action. Icon - Dropdown ArrowUsed to indicate a dropdown. Icon - Location PinUsed to showcase a location on a map. Icon - Zoom OutUsed to indicate a zoom out action on a map. Icon - Zoom InUsed to indicate a zoom in action on a map. Icon - SearchUsed to indicate a search action. Icon - EmailUsed to indicate an emai action. Icon - FacebookFacebooks brand mark for use in social sharing icons. flipboard Icon - InstagramInstagrams brand mark for use in social sharing icons. Icon - PinterestPinterests brand mark for use in social sharing icons. Icon - TwitterTwitters brand mark for use in social sharing icons. Icon - Check MarkA check mark for checkbox buttons.
You are reading

Steal This Look: Sonoran-Style Bedroom/Living Room in Tucson, Arizona

Search

Steal This Look: Sonoran-Style Bedroom/Living Room in Tucson, Arizona

December 6, 2016

From Cade Manning Hayes and Jesús Edmundo Robles Jr. of Tucson, Arizona–based architecture firm Dust, the Tucson Mountain Retreat is an extension of the Sonoran desert. Built of rammed earth, charred wood, and Spanish cedar, the structure is reminiscent of Amangiri, the modern resort in Utah. The interior is decorated with African art, vintage Navajo textiles, and the work of local artists. Says Hayes of the design: “We thought of it as a vessel in which to experience the desert flora, fauna, and light.” Here’s a look at the interiors, with sourcing ideas straight from the architects (and a few of our own to match).

dust architects tucson mountain retreat 17

Above: Brick, shou sugi ban, wood, and concrete meet in the living room decorated with vintage textiles and custom chairs designed by the firm. Photograph by Esto/Jeff Goldberg, courtesy of Dust.

dust architects tucson mountain retreat 18

Above: “The idea is that the architecture fades to the background once you’re inside,” Hayes says, and becomes a container for life curated with arts and crafts that hold a special story.” Photograph by Esto/Jeff Goldberg, courtesy of DUST.

dust architects tucson mountain retreat 19

Above: A bedroom with art by Tucson artist Jim Waid. Photograph by Esto/Jeff Goldberg, courtesy of Dust.

Furniture

dust architects metal and rope chair 20

Above: The Steel Frame and Rope Chairs are designed by Dust and available to order directly through the architecture firm.

west elm box frame narrow side table 21

Above: The Box Frame Narrow Side Table in wood and antique bronze is $249 at West Elm.

west elm box frame nesting wood tables 22

Above: The Box Frame Nesting Tables with wood tops are $249 at West Elm.

dust architects metal and leather chair 23

Above: The Steel Frame and Leather Chairs are designed by Dust and available to order directly through the architecture firm.

baer joinery coffee table 24

Above: Baer Joinery in Tucson, made the Live-Edge Sonoran Mesquite Slab Coffee Table with finger-joint construction. Contact Baer Joinery for more information.

oscar maschera caballito blanco sheepskin suede 25

Above: We could imagine something like Oscar Maschera’s Caballito Blanco Sheepskin and Suede Bench in the living room; $3,040 at Horne.

Fabrics & Linens

abc carpet & home vintage tibetan wool rug 26

Above: The Vintage Tibetan Wool Rug is 30 inches by 62 inches and is currently on sale at ABC Carpet & Home for $2,940.

alyson fox symbols rug ii 27

Above: From Texas artist Alyson Fox, the Symbols Rug II is made in collaboration with a small women’s weaving coop in Africa; $400 for the 25.5-by-36-inch rug.

arcade avec cream summertime throw 28

Above: The Arcade Avec Cream Summertime Throw Blanket made from handspun 100 percent wool is $495 at ABC Carpet & Home.

ogallala harvest pillows 29

Above: Ogallala’s Harvester Sleeping Pillow fabric is unbleached, undyed, and chemical-free. The material is a double-layered 312-thread-count cotton, edged with matching cotton piping. The natural cover fabric is a lightly speckled ecru. Available in your choice of fill, size, and firmness; from $115 at Monarch Fly Away. For more, see our post 10 Easy Pieces: Organic Bed Pillows.

african raffia kuba cloth 30

Above: The bed is a custom wall-hung headboard upholstered in African Kuba cloth from Lawrence of La Brea. Shown here is a Kuba Cloth woven in raffia for £50 ($64) at Kuba Cloth in the UK. You can also find vintage Kuba textiles on eBay.

Accessories

victoria morris mini lamp at commune 31

Above: Potter Victoria Morris designs Handmade Table Lamps, available through her online shop. For more on her designs, see our post Ceramic Table Lamps from an LA Modernist.

dust architects tucson mountain retreat hardware 32

Above: Custom handles cast at Metaphysic+6 Studio in Tucson are set into the shou sugi ban walls. Photograph by architect Cade Hayes.

peterman wood bowl lost & found shop 33

Above: The Peterman Wood Bowl is made from fallen cherry trees; $95 at Lost & Found.

For more desert and bohemian interiors, see our posts:

(Visited 570 times, 1 visits today)
You need to login or register to view and manage your bookmarks.

Product summary  Item 6 186Item 7 187

Have a Question or Comment About This Post?

Join the conversation

v5.0