Palm Springs Life Magazine February 2015

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THE MODERNISM ISSUE

ON THE COVER – Styling by Jules Moore. Photography by Harold Julian.

FEATURES

The Revolution Heads Uptown
By Emily Surface. Photography by Neil Husvar.
With the Palm Springs renaissance in full swing, it’s no surprise that the Uptown Design District has blossomed into a thriving community of shops, restaurants, and bars.

Envisioning a New Modern
By Therese Bissell. Photography by Julius Shulman.
Richard Neutra made his imprint on desert architeture by exploring the relationship between man and nature.

Mod About Style
Photography by Harold Julian.
Current ensembles pay homage to midcentury design with clean cuts and bold, vibrant prints.

In Perfect Harmony
By Morris Newman. Photography by Dan Chavkin.
A musical couple with a love of modern design fine-tunes its Palm Springs home with period treasures.

Polo in Paradise
By Louis Gorfain.
One of the world’s oldest and most patrician of pastimes is alive and well in the Coachella Valley.

Discovering Design
Go inside great desert residences during the 2015 Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert Discovery Home Tour.

DEPARTMENTS

Editor’s Letter
By Julie Sinclair.
Art and design take center stage this month..

The Front
Edited by Ashley Breeding.
• Shop
Woo your partner this Valentine’s Day by coloring your world with art.
• Design – By Stewart Weiner.
A midcentury structure is reimagined, remaining true to the architect’s early vision and incorporating period-appropriate art.
• Art – By Brittney Baird.
The Palm Springs Fine Art Fair returns to the valley with a variety of work from 60 galleries.
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Cameo – By Shana Nys Dambrot.
We reflect on sculptor Fletcher Benton’s 70 years of creative achievement.
• Interview – By Ashley Breeding.
American designer Todd Oldham offers a visual presentation at the 10th annual Modernism Week, detailing the prolific career of one of his heroes, Alexander Girard.

Home of the Month
By Brittney Baird.
An iconic house in a private Rancho Mirage community is a haven for entertainment and leisure.

Market Watch
By Vic Cooper and Mike McDonald.
New lending rules and lingering foreclosure effects present ongoing challenges in the local housing market.

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

Horoscope
By Sherryl Nova.
Find out what the planets and stars have in store for you this month.

SPECIAL SECTIONS

El Paseo Catalogue
Edited by Ashley Breeding.
The ultimate guide to Palm Desert’s avenue of elegance.

The Guide
Edited by Arianna Menon.
The official guidebook of the Greater Palm Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau. Everything you need to know about what’s happening in the desert.

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