Man of Steel

Donald Wexler’s designs meld simple, elegant exteriors with ingenious, perfectly orchestrated interior spaces

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Donald Wexler is that rare breed of architect — one who practices humility. His buildings, never overwhelming, are filled with sophistication, ingenuity, and a marvelous ability to put every square inch to use.

Building on Last Century’s Innovation

In the mid-20th century, desert architects eagerly worked in a new, modern idiom — and Palm Springs provided fertile ground for their brilliant designs

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In the mid-20th century, desert architects eagerly worked in a new, modern idiom — and Palm Springs provided fertile ground for their brilliant designs

The Man Behind the Camera

Julius Shulman: Palm Springs honors the photographer’s 70-year history with the Coachella Valley.

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Opening this month, Julius Shulman: Palm Springs honors the photographer’s 70-year history with the Coachella Valley. The exhibition curator and author of Julius Shulman: Palm Springs marvels at the legendary lensman behind some of the most iconic photographs of midcentury modern houses.