Mark Nichols, of Mark Nichols Modern Interiors in Palm Springs, offers his five fantastic kitchens each with a contemporary, yet distinctly different vibe.
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
“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
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
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
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
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
“Surely, you won’t want to change a thing!” said friends of an Indian Wells couple who purchased the former home of an interior designer. Little did they know this couple had distinct ideas for the casually elegant abode. What began as the couple’s simple request for a wine room developed into a lasting relationship with Lawrence Lazzaro and Nicholas Hertneck
The Toscana Design Center offers countless choices to stir the imagination and create a residence uniquely tailored to the owner’s own tastes.
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) will make their first appearance at the Modernism Show & Sale with a lounge and exhibit that speaks to iconic interior designers such as Florence Knoll, William Haines, and Arthur Elrod. The Modernism Show & Sale runs the opening weekend of Modernism Week (Feb. 16-24), beginning with a Preview Party Feb. 17 at
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