Life in the mountains is about calibration and adaptation. Unlike most landscapes, mountains don’t easily yield to human force. Instead, they challenge us with their unmovable majesty: think bigger, aim higher. Their power and scale demands ingenuity and devotion, and each day is an achievement. But the experience of being there, whether in the valley or higher in the peaks, is a lesson in strength and form that keeps us coming back for more—to the rare place where we can unearth our creative best in the presence of a larger shadow.
A project by Tim Campbell
Photography by Karyn Millet
For designer Tim Campbell, creating an overnight retreat for artists and creatives in Sun Valley’s restored Hemingway House afforded an unexpected opportunity to reflect on his own personal and professional journey.
Architect and designer Cristof Eigelberger brings an aesthete’s eye and an engineer’s mind to some of the West’s most awe-inspiring mountain homes.