CAMEO It’s midafternoon on a weekday in the Movie Colony neighborhood of Palm Springs and self-portrait photographer Monica Orozco is lounging around the plush bedroom of a midcentury estate. “I should probably put a bit of lipstick on,” she says, pursing her lips at the vanity mirror. She swivels open a stick of MAC lip color and swipes on the
Robert Imber recalls coming to Palm Springs with his parents during much of his childhood, but recalls nothing about the architecture. Now he can’t stop talking about it. Imber is the best ambassador of architecture that Palm Springs could ever hope for. He runs his own tour service, Palm Springs Modern Tours, which he began when he moved to the
Photographer turned author Dan Chavkin describes his journey to his book on Palm Springs midcentury architecture a combination of inspiration, luck, and discovery.
Dave McAdam of Homestead Modern is banking on the current wave of baby boomers who want to recapture the homesteader wave of 50 years ago in the high desert area north of Palm Springs.
Land Rover Design Director and Chief Creative Officer, Gerry McGovern has a discussion about his designs during The Siva house VIP Signature House Tour Reception – Listen to this informative audio.
The design motif of midcentury modern and the buildings created here in that aesthetic are now the subject of best-selling coffee-table books, entries in national architectural registers, and the focus of the annual 10-day celebration called “Modernism Week.”
Frey House II is the second of two personal homes designed and constructed in Palm Springs by legendary architect Albert Frey.