Known as the Wave House for its striking wave-shaped roof, the Miles C. Bates house in Palm Desert will be open to the public for a pair of free tours during Modernism Week.
With a home that masterfully encompasses stunning views from every angle, the late architect Jon Jerde shaped a legacy like none other at The Vintage Club.
For the first time, fans of Modernism Week’s signature February festival can begin perusing the events online starting today (Oct, 25) at modernismweek.com before tickets officially go on sale at noon (PST) Nov. 1. Modernism Week, set for Feb. 15-25, 2018, highlights midcentury modern architecture, art, interior and landscape design, and vintage culture in Greater Palm Springs. For the thirteenth year,
There is little remarkable about an established interior designer buying an architecturally significant home. It happens all the time. In this case, however, we’re talking about Atlanta-based Bill Stewart, who in 2016 purchased a Old Las Palmas estate and teed up a seven-month renovation. He added subtle, modern updates to the 1964 structure. Original plans by Albert Frey and Robson
Modernism Week is all about nostalgia, so it’s no surprise that one of its new counterpart events during Modernism Week Fall Preview in October aims to take its audience back to 1964. Newly expanded this year, Fall Preview offers four days of teaser events (Oct. 19-22) to whet the modernist appetite before the 11-day international architectural festival hits town in
Tickets are on sale online for Modernism Week’s Fall Preview, scheduled for Oct. 19-22, by visiting modernismweek.com. The Fall Preview has expanded into a four-day long “mini-Modernism Week” and will feature more than 40 events, including tours, talks, and parties in unique locations not regularly open to the public. It also includes the popular Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale
Envisioned as an annual summer program, Summer Lab, at the Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, engages the public in topical issues related to architecture and design in the community. This summer, in collaboration with landscape architects Rios Clementi Hale Studios of Los Angeles, community participants presented ideas, concepts, storyboards, and other material related to the design of
Architectural Blue, a Palm Springs-based company that builds and designs outdoor spaces, recently broke ground on an innovative new center that will be a one-stop shopping experience for backyard aficionados. Known as Garden, the complex will house new offices for Architectural Blue as well as a nursery, outdoor showcases, a café, and lots more. “When working with my clients over
For those who have lived on the East Coast or explored the Old World’s nooks and crannies, California can feel a bit new-ish. “Antique shops” teem with relics we actually remember from our grandparents’ living room and flatware our mom laid on the kitchen table. You don’t have to be a Luddite to crave more past in your present. Trouble
Attendance at February’s Modernism Week increased by 25 percent over a year ago with an estimated 97,000 attendees, according to event officials. Celebrating midcentury modern design, architecture, art, and culture in Palm Springs, the 11-day festival generated an estimated $35.5 million in revenue for area hotels, shops, restaurants, and other local businesses from Palm Springs to Indian Wells and beyond. In addition, $1.3 million of the
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