While Moby might be best known for infectious DJ sets and his blend of electronica, trip pop, and rock that has sold millions of albums, he’s equally well-versed and respected in architecture and design.
When Feb. 18 was dubbed “Eichler Day” during Modernism Week, even Troy Kudlac, president of KUD Development, could not have anticipated the reawakened buzz around midcentury developer Joseph Eichler that would ensue.
Two projects, the Palm Springs Tennis Club (1947) and the Town & Country Center (1948) — designed in conjunction with Paul R. Williams — introduced Archibald Quincy Jones to the potential challenges of desert architecture.
Albert Frey’s 1931 Aluminaire House is coming to Palm Springs, says Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet, who took the opportunity to make that announcement at a special event during Modernism Week last month
As part of the celebration of everything midcentry modern, "Modern on the Market" puts the spotlight on the architecture that defines the Greater Palm Springs real estate market with an Open House weekend of midcentury homes.
William Cody absorbed the lessons of mentor Cliff May, the architect of relaxed ranch houses, and arrived in Palm Springs seemingly programmed to create homes with perfect proportions and slender frames
Upon viewing the opening exhibition on E. Stewart Williams when the newly crowned Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design, Edwards Harris Pavilion opens Nov. 9, you may be surprised to know he was also quite an artist.
The design motif of midcentury modern and the buildings created here in that aesthetic are now the subject of best-selling coffee-table books, entries in national architectural registers, and the focus of the annual 10-day celebration called “Modernism Week.”
Palm Springs Modern Committee’s Annual Preservation Awards Gala on Oct. 4 will honor contributions in preservation, restoration, renovation or adaptive reuse of a midcentury modern residential or commercial property.
In the tony Thunderbird Heights neighborhood of Rancho Mirage — which has counted Gerald Ford, Anne Rice, and Michael S. Smith among its residents — sits a decidedly down-to-earth classic 1960s ranch house.
While architect Jim Jennings acknowledges the tenet of midcentury modern design to bring the outdoors in, he says turning that concept inside out was his mandate for the Palm Springs home he named Desert One.