When Jodi Cooper first visited Nusa Lembongan, an island located southeast of Bali, Indonesia, in 2012, she felt as if she’d entered a wholly different world. “The mainland had lost its appeal due to tourism and overcrowding, so when I first visited Lembongan it was like being in a time warp,” says the Australia-based designer. “It was so beautiful and unspoiled by tourism.” It had been a dream for Cooper for some time to have her own piece of paradise in Bali, but it wasn’t until visiting Nusa Lembongan that she realized this was where she was meant to be. Just eight weeks after visiting the island, Cooper purchased the land where she would build one of the most significant projects in her portfolio to date.
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