modernism week 2018

Modernism Week Offers Early Peek at 2018 Events

Before tickets go on sale Nov. 1, fans can peruse the website for what's new for 2018.

Site Staff Modernism

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,

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Into the Frey

Inseparable from its architects, a historic home blushes pink and turns heads.

Lisa Marie Hart Modernism, Valley

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

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Step Back to 1964

A new Modernism Week Fall Preview event celebrates a cul-de-sac of Krisel homes, plus vintage cars.

Lydia Kremer Modernism

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

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Modernism Week Fall Preview Adds Fourth Day

"Mini-Modernism Week" will feature more than 40 events, including tours, talks, and parties.

Site Staff Modernism

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

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S/Lab at The Architecture and Design Center, July 6, 2017

James Powers Social Scene

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

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Green Acres

A new garden complex taking shape in Palm Springs will feature everything from swimming pools to a nursery, a learning center, and a café.

Lawrence Karol Home & Design, Real Estate

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

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Thrill of the Old

A peek inside our romantic homes from the 1930s, and what to know before falling head over heels.

Lisa Marie Hart Real Estate

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