West of West

West of West

West of West is an architecture studio that creates experience-driven buildings and interior spaces. Inspired by the explorative spirit of the American West, the firm strives to push boundaries using light, form, materiality, and craft. The work reflects a balance of function, beauty, and opportunity founded on the value of design.
West of West embraces the ideals of the pioneering age recast in a cool, contemporary aesthetic. Cofounders Jai Kumaran and Clayton Taylor masterfully create immersive and engaging environments that emphasize natural materials and finely executed craftsmanship.

Hacienda

Bespoke roadside hotel located in the high desert outside Palm Springs.

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Garrett Leight California Optical

The fifth store for GLCO, inspired by Turrell and the the relaxed light created by long summer sunsets.

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Stashed

San Francisco–based store that embodies a contemporary and abstracted interpretation of urban exploration by transforming raw materials into new textures.

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West of West is an architecture studio that creates experience-driven buildings and interior spaces. Inspired by the explorative spirit of the American West, the firm strives to push boundaries using light, form, materiality, and craft. The work reflects a balance of function, beauty, and opportunity founded on the value of design.