modernism show and sale

Palm Springs Modernism Show and Sale Fall Edition, Oct. 20, 2017

Early buying event attracts crowds to Palm Springs Convention Center.

Susan Stein Social Scene

Dressed in his turquoise flamingo-print suit, Brian Wanzek was the perfect welcoming host to serious midcentury enthusiasts as they entered the annual Palm Springs Modernism Show and Sale – Fall Edition preview gala held at the Palm Springs Convention Center. The event featured 40 premier national and international dealers offering furniture, jewelry, fashion, and decorative and fine art representing all

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 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,

modernism week fall preview

Mod on a Budget

Celebrate Modernism Week Fall Preview at no cost with these freebie events.

Lydia Kremer Modernism

Savor a slice of Modernism Week Fall Preview with a slew of free events during the Oct. 19—22 run. From home tours to photography exhibits and outdoor celebrations to vintage car shows, there’s plenty of free fun to be had. • See related story: Step back to 1964 The West Elm House has been created specifically to inspire you and

Frank Sinatra's Twin Palm estate

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 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

The American Society of Interior Designers

By Design

The American Society of Interior Designers exhibit pays tribute to classic designers at Palm Springs Modernism Show and Sale.

Site Staff Modernism

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

Al Beadle

Meet The Beadle!

A Midcentury Master Finally Finds His Way to Palm Springs.

Pilar Viladas Modernism

Based in Phoenix, Beadle (1927-1998) gained fame in Arizona for houses, commercial structures such as the IBEW Building, and apartment buildings like the Executive Towers, all of which translated the rigorous, steel-and-glass vocabulary of modern masters like Mies van der Rohe into a warmer, more relaxed — but no less elegant — desert idiom. Beadle’s 1963 Triad Apartments, a clean-lined

Albert Frey architect

Frey’s Tools

During his more than 60-year sojourn in Palm Springs, Albert Frey sat down with reams of paper and these tools and created architectural works that are now among the most prized monuments in our valley.

Kent Black Modernism

Many years ago when I was living in New York, I read a story in a magazine about an octogenarian architect residing in Palm Springs. I don’t recall the magazine or the theme of the story. What I recall most vividly are the photos of this nearly 90-year-old gentleman practicing yoga in his ultracool, hillside home. At the time, all

Plaza Racquet Club

To Preserve and Protect

Come to Palm Springs in 1975, and this is what you’d see.

Maggie Downs Modernism

Monte Carlos, Corvettes, and Eldorados cruise down Palm Canyon Drive. There’s the Canyon Club Inn, where celebrities hang out, the bustling Chi Chi Club that dazzles from inside and out, and Huddle’s Springs restaurant, a renowned example of Googie-style architecture by William F. Cody. Department stores, like J.W. Robinson and Bullock’s, are posh and prosperous. Stop at a brand-new restaurant

The Knoll Company

Modernism Tomorrow

The Knoll Company brought modern 
to America ... and it has 
spent the last 70 years keeping it fresh.

Raoul Hausmann Modernism

DESIGN “The concept of modern things is constantly evolving,” says Benjamin Pardo, executive vice president and director of design for Knoll, Inc. “[Modernism] is a liberation of overall space in terms of planning and determining a lifestyle that is, in some ways, more modern. Modern is not only 1954. Modern is also today.” For people whose knowledge of modern design