May 2012

Articles

Psst! - Fab Prefab

Psst! - Fab Prefab

A sleek, eco-friendly house pops up in Palm Springs
Palm springs Modernism Week not only brings pop-up stores to town, but also this year brought a “pop-up” house.
As You Like It

As You Like It

Use this expert’s 10 best tips to stage your house to sell
For every $1 a seller spends on staging, they average $3 in return, says the Palm Springs-based veteran of the housing market. Many times, I have been in competition with a similar listing — the same model of home or condo. My listing sells every time, while their unstaged one sits.
CAMEO - What’s it Worth to You, Roderick Hardy?

CAMEO - What’s it Worth to You, Roderick Hardy?

Helping value artifacts from the Titanic, appraiser Roderick Hardy has been researching a gold chain with gold nuggets. “The only one who would have the audacity to wear it would be Molly Brown,” he speculates. “Everyone else in the upper class would be wearing very refined jewelry.”
Psst! - Intelligencer

Psst! - Intelligencer

Toscana Country Club, Babyccinos, Hard Rock Artist Gesso Cocteau, Bugatti, Christopher Kennedy, and "Happy" Palm Springs.
May Horoscope

May Horoscope

Pay Attention to Details, Pare Down
Jupiter and Saturn are incompatible these days — a generic transit that applies to all of us. Jupiter is our “big picture.” Naturally optimistic, we plan large and talk happy.
Inspiration for Sale

Inspiration for Sale

The most luxurious houses on the market blend imaginative architecture and the best of the indoor/outdoor desert lifestyle
Initially an outpost influenced by Spanish architecture, then an experimental pool for midcentury modern pioneers, the Coachella Valley today fires up the imagination with a breadth of styles drawing on influences throughout time and place.
The Light Touch

The Light Touch

Christopher Thompson uses his theatrical and electrical expertise to set environments aglow
Painters would be the first to tell you that the natural light in Palm Springs, Seattle, and Paris differs drastically. But a lighting designer says his work in those three locales remains the same.
Psst! - Dishing Palm Springs … in a Good Way

Psst! - Dishing Palm Springs … in a Good Way

You’ve dined in Palm Springs. Now you can dine on Palm Springs. NotNeutral offers a porcelain “map” of the western edge of the city.
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