Palm Springs Life Magazine February 2007

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ON THE COVER – Mrs. William Krisel in front of the Alexander Residence, Royal Desert Palms, 1957. Copyright © J. Paul Getty Trust. Used with permission. Julius Shulman Photography Archive Research Library at the Getty Research Institute.

FEATURES

Modern Love
By Allison Engel.
Aficionados swoon over the midcentury qualities that prevail in today’s design.

The Sweetest Seduction
By Ellen Kanner.
Far sexier than kelp, this stuff satisfies and keeps you in deliciously good health.

Heavy Metal
By Shellie Karabell.
The signature elements in Denise Robergé jewelry cast the renaissance woman a 22k legacy.

Where Chefs Roam
By Pamela Bieri.
When they’re free from their own range, culinary professionals enjoy other restaurants.

A Light From Nowhere
By Mark Christensen.
A big, flat sign fades into dusk at the home of National Chloride Co. of America — and art flickers in the darkest desert.

DEPARTMENTS

PSL Online
News from palmspringslife.com.

Letter to the Editor

First Takes
By Janice Kleinschmidt, Elizabeth Schmitt, and Lisa Marie Rovito.
Falconry in the High Desert; customized swimming pools for specialized interests; a new place to stay fit at Mission Hills; and furniture with a higher purpose.

Wheels
By Mark Christensen. Photography by Andrew Yeadon.
Carmakers unveil their finest new designs (and a few duds) at the L.A. Auto Show.

Galleries
By Steven Biller.
Eberhard Hueckstaedt at The Hart Gallery, Modern masters at Eleonore Austerer Gallery, and Don Kracke at The Wright Image.

Wine
By Janice Kleinschmidt.
Champagne houses make carbon dioxide fun.

Wealth
By Ellen Paris.
Pass on the ABCs of money management.

Rear View
By Ann Japenga.
Once upon a time, a teacher built a storybook house in Snow Creek.

Datebook
Special events and promotions.

Valley Observer
By Hank Stokes.
Follies, triumphs, and close calls.

Sand to Sea
By Gloria Greer.
The social circuit.

Horoscope
By Sherryl Nova.
Mercury breaks out.

SPECIAL SECTIONS

Home
Edited by Lisa Marie Rovito.
Children’s Discovery Home Tour of the Desert.

El Paseo Catalogue
The ultimate guide to El Paseo, Palm Desert’s avenue of elegance.

Desert Guide
Edited by Joan Page McKenna.
The official guidebook of the Palm Springs Desert Resorts Convention and Visitors Authority. Everything you need to know about what’s happening in the desert.