After Modernism Week’s online salute to architecture in February, April will offer several in-person events with an emphasis on the outdoors.
The Palm Springs Modern mobile app gives a virtual tour of notable Palm Springs Modern architectural landmarks through historic images and video.
The William Krisel Pod House, comprised of five interconnecting pods, is up for sale in Palm Springs. Krisel, a master of American midcentury architecture, died last year at age 92.
This Vintage Club home, designed by the late architectural master Donald Wexler, retains its timeless beauty thanks to a renovation.
Kem Theilig, a designer, and her husband, Rob, took a tired midcentury property designed by architect william Cody and transformed it into one that is, like them, contemporary and warm.
There is no such thing as a single view on this tour. It’s multiple views. With seven homes mapped for a self-driving tour through Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage, a new event added to the Modernism Week Fall Preview lineup promises to fill your camera roll with unusual views and Instagram-worthy snapshots exuding all things mod. The Framed Spaces Home
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
Previously, we visited the model home at Vista Palms, a community of 95 single-family midcentury-inspired homes being built in Desert Hot Springs. See post: Model Home Brings Alive Midcentury Design at Vista Palms The development will feature three floor plans, each with three bedrooms, dubbed The Cosmo (1,918 square feet), The Manhattan (2,054 square feet), and The Martini (2,108 square
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
O’Donnell will speak about his ethos Feb. 26 in relation to his latest project, “O2 House,” which will make its public debut during Modernism Week starting Feb. 16. Located at the Desert Palisades Project in Chino Canyon, O’Donnell’s creation embodies how modern, sustainable homes located in challenging hillside conditions can create lasting mirco-ecologues, habitats, and sustainable water and energy balances.