• “There’s something magical here,” says Palm Springs-based designer Christopher Kennedy.

      “It’s a graced way of being – whether you believe in energy lines or whatever. The Indians knew it. There’s a joyousness here – when you drive in from LA and come round that mountain, all your cares fade away.”

      Leo Marmol of Marmol Radziner, who restored the famous Kaufmann House in 1993