deserts finest medical marijuana

High-Minded Dispensary Design

A desert-inspired color palette mixes with midcentury accents to create a unique, boutique-style marijuana dispensary in Desert Hot Springs.

Lawrence Karol Interior Design

Recreational marijuana will be legal in California as of Jan. 1, 2018, and the proliferation of dispensaries and proposed retail pot shops (one has even been approved for the tony El Paseo shopping district in Palm Desert) means that business owners are getting more competitive with architecture and design to attract clientele. Desert’s Finest Medical Marijuana recently opened in Desert

working at home

Working at Home

Interior designer and showroom owner 
Richard Read shares three concepts he pulled 
off in his own spaces.

Lisa Marie Hart Interior Design

“Whether it’s a pillow, fabric, or artwork, find something that inspires your palette. This room (top right) was designed using the antique French poster as an inspiration for color selection. I chose charcoal blue for the sofas, a beige rug for contrast, and pops of orange, yellow, and gold to create a consistent color theme throughout.” Mongolian fur barstools from

h3k design

National Recognition

H3K Design in Palm Springs recently won an award from HGTV and their new H3K Home showroom will be the hub for bus tours during Modernism Week Fall Preview.

Lawrence Karol Modernism

Millions of viewers tune into HGTV every week to see what the pros are up to in the worlds of real estate, interior design, landscaping, and curb appeal. So it’s safe to say that when a design project is singled out by the network with an Editors’ Pick award, people pay attention. That spotlight recently shone on a project by

Christopher Kennedy Design

Fluent in Modernism

Designer Christopher Kennedy has watched his career take off alongside the rise of Modernism Week in Palm Springs.

Lydia Kremer Modernism

Since its modest beginnings in 2006, Modernism Week has become a juggernaut attracting thousands to Greater Palm Springs while helping raise the profile of the desert’s design community. “It would be difficult to overstate the positive effect that Modernism Week has had on tourism in Palm Springs and re-establishing Palm Springs as an architecture and design mecca,” says local designer

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Do What Comes Natural

Homeowner vision and 
designer intuition converge 
on organic materials, midcentury bones, and a 
modern splash of orange.

Lisa Marie Hart Interior Design

Nothing says retirement like a colossal, 12-by-5-foot custom door that pivots into your new dream home. Cindy and Roy Raftis never tire of swinging open that glass-and-wood beast to greet a stream of arriving family and friends. For this pair of Canadians who recently retired to Rancho Mirage, that door, with its oversize drama and clean-lined beauty, represents the experience



A judicious use of bold color makes a successful marriage with a predominantly achromatic backdrop.

Janice Kleinschmidt. Interior Design

Two stark homes prove that a minimal pop of color is all you need to invigorate a space. Ossie Saguil describes the former state of his 1960s-built Seven Lakes Country Club condo as a “fairly nondescript rental” awash in beige. When he and Craig Mann purchased it, they ditched the beige tiles in favor of slate and painted the walls