Palm Springs Life Magazine February 2011

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ON THE COVER – Wexler and Harrison, Steel Home, Palm Springs, CA, 1962. Photography by David Glomb.

FEATURES

The Quiet Elegance of Donald Wexler
By Morris Newman.
A museum retrospective celebrates the classicism of a Palm Springs midcentury architecture pioneer.

Retro Casual
Photography by Michael Childers.
The colorful, modern designs of the late-’60s Pucci flight attendant uniforms make a comeback at Riviera Palm Springs.

Sass in the City
By Mona de Crinis. Photography by Elena Ray.
The cheeky charm of Palm Springs’ Uptown Design District lures entrepreneurs — and patrons of the distinctive.

Pure Gold
By Jan Silver Maguire. Photography by Tom Brewster.
The Quarry at La Quinta leaves no stone unturned to offer members and guests an incomparable golf experience.

Return to Sunnylands
By Linda L. Meierhoffer.
Walter and Leonore Annenberg’s estate becomes a retreat for world peace, visitors center for the arts and education, and public gardens.

Beyond the Gate
By Ann Japenga. Photography by Tom Brewster.
Winding through the Indian Canyons, visitors experience a century of perseverance and preservation.

The Ultimate Open Door Policy
For one day a year, estate owners open their doors to the public to raise money for Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert.

DEPARTMENTS

Editor’s Letter
By Steven Biller.
Celebrate all things modern, from architecture and furnishings to fashion.

PSST!
By Janice Kleinschmidt.
A five-star hotel on the horizon, Harry Newman’s take on architecture, and Intelligencer.

Wheels
By Pat Devereux. Photography by Andrew Yeadon.
The Porsche Speedster and Lamborghini Performante offer diverging drives.

Wealth
By Ellen Paris.
Online “vaults” allow users to store and access important documents anywhere, anytime.

Wine
By Adam Zack.
Roses are red, but so are wines that make an ideal Valentine’s Day gift.

The Social Life
By Gloria Greer.
Parties, openings, fundraisers, and other events.

Horoscope
By Sherryl Nova.
Aquarians carry electromagnetic wave energy, not water.

SPECIAL SECTIONS

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

Desert Guide
Edited by Mona de Crinis.
The official guidebook of the Palm Springs Desert Resort Communities Convention and Visitors Authority. Everything you need to know about what’s happening in the desert.

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