Blog Posts - Modernism Week



The Christopher Kennedy Compound

There is no formula for resurrecting a design trend. In 1984, Cara Greenberg published the book “Mid Century Modern: Furniture of the 1950s,” which now represents the symbolic return of an aesthetic that had practically died out more than a decad...

Affordable Pre-Fab Housing Model Debuts at TED2012

by Ian Volner | Tuesday, March 6, 2012 | 6 Comments The TED series’ 2012 conference last week in Long Beach, California was the backdrop for the unveiling of a new project from a unique collaborative team of designers and manufactures. C...
by Best Environment Design on Mar 6, 2012

Modern Mania & Movie Star Style

Movie stars and presidents discovered and flocked to Palm Springs for a reason: the allure of crystal blue skies, endless sun, statuesque palms and starry nights set against the mythic backdrop of the San Jacinto Mountains all create a magical …...
by Wabisabi Green on Mar 3, 2012

Modern Garden Nirvana

Palm Springs post-war design aesthetic is exemplified by its plethora of magnificent gardens as featured in the Palm Springs Modernism Week Garden Tour. Highlights included: Marler/Miner Garden Dramatic sculpture is framed by striking minimalist land...
by Wabisabi Green on Mar 3, 2012

Modernism Week, Palm Springs, CA Runs February 16th - 26th

South Beach has it's Art Deco buildings. Chicago has it's magnificent skyline. San Francisco has their Painted Ladies. And Palm Springs, California is famous for mid-century modern architecture. Nude sunbathers are extremely lucky as they get to stay...


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