Sunday, December 28, 2014

Val Thorens, France, boasts the highest ski resort in Europe, and Altapura is at the height of its design game. Built in 2011, the resort’s facade is a clever twist on the traditional chalet. Inside, fur accents and chic custom-made furniture mix with elements of surprise such as a wall installation of antique skis and retired chairlifts that have been converted into light fixtures.