The inaugural Architecture and Design Film Series will present a lineup of architecture and design-centric films during Modernism Week in Palm Springs.
The introduction this year of the Modern Design Expo will give Modernism Week enthusiasts the best of all worlds — juxtaposing midcentury modern with contemporary design.
Architect Lance O’Donnell has developed an innate sense of the harsh desert environment that has shaped his approach to architecture.
The Modernism Week opening-night party has firmly established itself as an off-the-hook, lavish affair, setting the tone for the 11-day festival celebrating everything midcentury.
Modernism Week 2018 will maintain its edge with inaugural events that include a design expo, a chauffeur-driven tour, chic fashions, and musical theater.
Savor a slice of Modernism Week Fall Preview with a slew of free events during the Oct. 19—22 run. From home tours to photography exhibits and outdoor celebrations to vintage car shows, there’s plenty of free fun to be had. • See related story: Step back to 1964 The West Elm House has been created specifically to inspire you and
Since its modest beginnings in 2006, Modernism Week has become a juggernaut attracting thousands to Greater Palm Springs while helping raise the profile of the desert’s design community. “It would be difficult to overstate the positive effect that Modernism Week has had on tourism in Palm Springs and re-establishing Palm Springs as an architecture and design mecca,” says local designer
There is no such thing as a single view on this tour. It’s multiple views. With seven homes mapped for a self-driving tour through Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage, a new event added to the Modernism Week Fall Preview lineup promises to fill your camera roll with unusual views and Instagram-worthy snapshots exuding all things mod. The Framed Spaces Home
During the first decade of the 20th century, the skyline of Los Angeles resembled something more akin to Texas. “There were thousands of oil derricks crowded into neighborhoods just east of downtown, including the front and backyards of numerous homes,” says Palm Springs historian Peter Moruzzi. The images of L.A. astounded Moruzzi as he compiled his book, Greetings from Los Angeles,
Joel Douglas remembers the gate behind his parents’ home in the Old Las Palmas neighborhood of Palm Springs. It connected to the home of Dinah Shore. “It was a terrific place to live; we had so many friends who were neighbors — Dean Martin, Sidney Sheldon lived next door, and Dinah Shore’s house was behind us,” Douglas says. “We had