WHO: Architecture school buddies Jai Kumaran and Clayton Taylor, who founded Los Angeles- and Portland-based architecture and design studio West of West. Their work is rooted in collaboration–with each other, their clients and the natural landscapes that inform their designs.
WHAT: Kumaran and Taylor’s minimalistic feed (@west_of_west) is clean, bright and linear. Followers will see radical sculptures from the land-art movement
of the late 1960s next to current projects–new builds, desert resorts and office renovations.
WHY: Follow this duo for a creative journey into the American West peppered with architectural, artistic and natural inspiration. Their feed presents like a nostalgic memory while simultaneously looking to the future.
IN THEIR WORDS: “We are drawn to images that inspire us, starting with mood, environment, quality of light and composition. We are always trying to invent a new reality.”