Just outside of the Joshua Tree National Park, among the barren desert hills of southeastern California, an ominous, black structure protrudes from the sand. Designed by Los Angeles based architect Robert Stone, Rosa Muerta is an open-air structure available for vacation rentals. The all black abode includes a living room with fireplace and spa, kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom.
Stone calls the experience at Rosa Muerta “glamping,” his term for glamorous camping. He drew his inspiration for the structure from the modernist architecture in his home town of Palm Springs combined with modernist art and minimalism. The dark palette allows the residents to enliven the space. Stone asserts that “people are the color-they’re what bring it to life.” A retreat to Rosa Muerta is sure to be unlike any other vacation experience.
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Source: Twisted Sifter