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“Design Stars Turn Out for Palm Springs Gala”

The Hollywood Reporter | by Vanessa Kogevinas The 14th Annual Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale attracts L.A.’s top decorators and furniture dealers. Architecture and design hit the desert in a big last way last weekend when an impressive roster of design stars attended the Preview Gala for the 14th Annual Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale. Noted Los Angeles dealers Joel Chen of JF Chen, Bianca Chen, Adam Blackman of Blackman

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“Vintage wares on sale at Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale”

The Desert Sun | By Tatiana Sanchez A favorite for many visitors was a well-mounted Howard Miller grandfather clock, which was sold by Sunday afternoon. There was also an 8-foot rosewood custom cabinet by German architect Herbert Hirche as well as a mid-century still life flower painting. Vega, who said Palm Springs has a stronger market for mid-century vintage, shipped sold items as far away as Canada and Mexico City throughout

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Pret-a-Reporter | by ALEXANDRIA ABRAMIAN Modernism Week, the annual 10-day design extravaganza in Palm Springs, offers a dizzying array of events, lectures, films, shopping experiences and architectural tours. Here’s a guide to some of this year’s top desert design experiences: 1. Home Tour The first-ever Modernism Week official showcase house is organized by designer Christopher Kennedy at his own Palm Springs compound. Explore the indoor/outdoor, John Caranci-designed home that features

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“Better Living Through Better Buying”

takepart | By Maile Pingel We all know that choosing antique and vintage pieces is one of the greenest ways to furnish a home, but where you buy those items can exponentially increase the good you’re doing. One of the most important design shows in the world is the annual Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale, which starts Thursday and marks its 14th year. Like most art and design fairs, it

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“Modernism’s Giant Showcase”

The New York Times | By STEVEN KURUTZ The dealers who attend the Palm Springs Modernism Show and Sale must luxuriate in their home-field advantage: With its copious midcentury architecture, the city is one big ad for their wares. This year’s show, which is timed to Modernism Week and begins Friday, is the largest in its 14 years. More than 85 exhibitors will be selling furniture, jewelry, pottery, textiles and other items

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2014 Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale on “Eye on the Desert”

The 14th Annual Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale returns to the Palm Springs Convention Center February 14th-17th as a highlight event during Modernism Week. Gordon Merkle, Media, Director Dolphin Promotions and John Gilmer of Porter & Plunk stopped by the “Eye on the Desert” studio to promote the show!

“Palm Springs Modernism Week Kicks Off”

Departures | By Lesley McKenzie Design buffs are descending upon Palm Springs for the desert oasis’s annual Modernism Week (February 13–23). Celebrating the city’s roots in midcentury architecture, design and culture, the 11-day extravaganza features more than a hundred events ranging from a twilight tour and wine reception at the Edris House (February 20), a private home built in 1953 that is impressively integrated into its rocky surrounds, to a sneak

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“Palm Springs Celebrates Everything Modern”

Veranda | BY LINDSEY CAMPBELL America’s largest Modernism show returns to the Palms Spring Convention Center with a must-see collection of presenters. As the largest if its kind in America, the 14th annual Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale returns this weekend, from February 15 through 17, to the Palm Springs Convention Center with a preview gala and early buying opportunity on February 14. The 4-day event is a highlight of

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“Palm Springs Modernism Week celebrates mid-century culture, expands with Goldenvoice partnership”

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin | By Suzanne Sproul Palm Springs is the hot spot for everything cool. The desert city sparkles throughout the year, but that love of clean lines and sleek designs that just seem to radiate hipness will be showcased during Modernism Weekwhich runs Feb. 13-23. One of the staples of the 10-day celebration is its annual Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale — in its 14th year

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“Highlights From Palm Springs Modernism Week”

Wall Street Journal | By David A. Keeps Next Thursday, fans of midcentury design will storm the desert resort for the annual Modernism Week. Here are the collectibles they’ll be buzzing about… FOR MOST OF THE YEAR, Palm Springs hums along nicely on tourism. In mid-February, however, its population of 40,000 doubles, and the California desert resort rich in midcentury architecture becomes a roaring retro-polis. Design zealots from around the world,

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