Category: "Palm Springs Modernism"

VIDEO: Palm Springs Modernism Show 2014

A brief video featuring highlights from the 2014 Palm Springs Modernism Show. Created by Cockeyed Caravan for the show’s producers, Dolphin Promotions. Shot on location, Opening Day, Palm Springs Convention Center. created by Vincent Sassone additional videography by Monico Castenada still photography by Jennifer Varela

“Palm Springs Modernism Week: Crazy Cool Pads”

HGTV Frontdoor | By Lisa Johnson Mandell Check out the highlights of this swinging desert display of midcentury design, architecture art, and culture. Photo by Tara Wujcik PhotographyThe Siva House, designed in 1959 by Hugh M. Kaptur, is a popular stop on one of several home tours that take you behind closed doors of private homes that exemplify midcentury modern design, during Palm Springs Modernism Week. You can hardly hear the

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Architectural Digest | Text by Mayer Rus While most of the country shivers under a deluge of snow and ice, aficionados of modern design are basking in temperatures hovering near 90 in sunny Palm Springs. Modernism Week, the annual festival celebrating the glories of midcentury design, has once again lured the faithful to the California desert for 11 days of tours, talks, films, and shopping galore. The sunny California capital

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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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