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Palm Springs Life Cover Archive 2013 February

Palm Springs Life Cover Archive 2013 February

On The Cover
Desert House, in Desert Hot Springs, by Marmol Radziner.
Photography by David Glomb


The Peek-A-Boo Painter
Palm Springs Fine Art Fair honoree Mel Ramos says, “I’m not a ‘pin-up’ artist.”
By Steven Biller.

Restoring the Past, Building a Future
The L.A. architecture firm Marmol Radziner is revitalizing iconic modern houses — and transforming a 1960s bank into a world-class architecture and design center.
By Lawrence Karol.

Most Endangered Modernism
With Palm Springs Preservation Foundation safeguarding their integrity, these architectural gems might have a bright future.
By Linda L. Meierhoffer.
Photography by Mark Davidson.

Maximizing the Minimal
With steel construction, bright orange sails, and outdoor showers, this new house brings innovative design to a classic Palm Springs neighborhood.
By Carolyn Patten.
Photography by Lance Gerber/ Nu Vue Interactive.

A Hip, Hot Block Party
The mod-obsessed Uptown district draws lovers of great design and afterhours action.
By Mona de Crinis.
Photography by Jules Moore.

Fashion on the Edge
Photography by Trevor Brady.

Building on Last Century’s Innovation
Desert architects worked in a new, modern idiom — and Palm Springs provided fertile ground for their brilliant designs.
By Michael Stern
Photography courtesy Palm Springs Historical Society, Palm Springs Art Museum, and Palm Springs Life archives.

Discovering Design -
Go inside great desert residences at the 2013 Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert Home Tour.


Editor’s Letter
In timeless Palm Springs, modernism prevails.
By Steven Biller.

Modern women, hot plates, selling Palm Springs, and more!
By J. Everette Perry.

Stones of certain shades exude timely style.
By Lawrence Karol.

Sitcom star Jesse Tyler Ferguson stands tall for gay rights.
By Janice Kleinschmidt.
Photography by Mike Rosenthal.

Three wild nights of modernism, MoMA in Palm Springs, and Steve Chase honorees.

Market Watch
The return of real estate.
By Vic Cooper and Mike McDonald.

The Social Life
Parties, openings, fundraisers, and other social events.
By Gloria Greer.

Accept, let go, and manifest your dreams.
By Sherryl Nova.


El Paseo Catalogue
The ultimate guide to Palm Desert’s avenue of elegance.
Edited by Mona de Crinis.

Desert Guide
Where to stay, play, and eat in the Greater Palm Springs area.
Edited by Ebony March.

See: Palm Springs Life February 2013

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