Homeowners don’t always fall in love with their dream houses at first sight. Even houses with good lines and great views may need time to win our affection.
The musical couple of Joan and Gary Gand compose a love of modern design by fine-tuning their Palm Springs home with period treasures.
Resembling a group of emerald rings nestled in a rock garden, the residence of Nicholas and Carole French sits on a rocky hillside in the Cahuilla Hills neighborhood in south Palm Springs.
Hugh Kaptur says that architects should follow the wishes of their clients. However, he’s willing to bend that rule once in a while.
It’d be easier to lasso the wind than to find words for Jay and Bev Doolittle’s house in Joshua Tree.
Nine acres of agave, cacti, and wild grasses hint at the sustainable practices found throughout the grounds of the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands.
A museum retrospective celebrates the classicism of a Palm Springs midcentury architecture pioneer
Photographer Leland Y. Lee, who worked with icons of modernist architecture and design, returns to Palm Springs as the subject of a gallery exhibition.
John Lautner designed for Palm Springs in an inspired way, if, just this once, the notion of inspiration is admissible. It might be equally true to say the desert inspired the Los Angeles-based architect and gave him ideas for structures.
It’s like being in Switzerland: You want to see the Matterhorn,” says Crosby Doe, a veteran salesman of architecturally significant houses. And when in Palm Springs, he adds, “You want to see the Kaufmann Desert House.”
- Page 1 of 2