May 1993

In Two Sections - Features
27Desert Real Estate: From Roar To Murmur: Residential Real Estate Waits Out A Sluggish Year / By Catherine Rips Gerry
32Desert Real Estate: The Can-do Man Of Morningside: Developer Edwin C. Johnsen Reflects On His Success / By Deann Lubell
36Desert Real Estate: How Do You Spell Success? How To Sell Your Home In Hard Times / By Robin Marguleas
39Desert Real Estate: 1993 Coachella Valley Housing Survey A Guide To Desert Developments / By Hans P. Dubach
42Desert Real Estate: Desert Real Estate Locator: A Map Of Major Developments
49Design '93: Palm Springs Life's Home & Garden Design Contest Winners
56Finishing Touches: Designers' Details / By Linda J. Barkman
57Tricks Of The Trade: Creating A Landscape Illusion / By John N. Vogley
Special Section
1 DG-56 DG Palm Springs Life's Desert Guide / By Donna Curran
Special Advertising Features
44Sunterrace Luxury Homes
46Utility Air Conditioning
62Burke-tiller Design Showroom
12Editor's Note: The Stars Shine Bright / By Jamie Lee Pricer
14Comment: May Mail
16Psl Informant: Desert News Roundup
20What's Hot: Everything New Under The Sun / By Mary Anne Pinkston
22Closeup: Quotable Notables / By Linda J. Barkman
60Gallery Scene: Exhibits And Featured Artists
64Gallery Gatherings: The Art Of Being Social
65The Valley Observer: Eye On The Desert / By Hank Stokes
69Around Town: The Mccallum Muses' Night At The Tropicana / By Linda J. Barkman
78The Villager Revisited: The Heydays And Playdays Of Our Desert Empire / By Jill Borak
79Shoppers Bazaar: Gifts And Great Notions
80Starstruck: Taurus' Steering Committee; All The Right Moooves / By Paris Troy

About the Cover: Bob Varner's new desert jewel, Sunterrace (St. Andrews model), in the heart of Palm Desert's Country Club Row. Pictured from left are Lonna Wais, Lea and Bob Varner. Photography by Arthur Coleman.


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