A great read not only for architects! After many trips to the West Coast, when we think of architects from the Mid-Century Modern era who all built in California, many names come to mind such as John Lautner, Richard Neutra, Rudolph Schindler, Albert Frey, William Kreisel, Pierre Koenig or Craig Ellwood and these are just…… Continue reading Catch of the Week: Notes From Another Los Angeles!
Tag: Palm Springs
New England Modernism: Revolutionary Architecture in the 20th Century
Mainspring Narrative Films founders Jake and Tracey Gorst have produced some of the best architecture films such as Frey: Parts I and II, The Nature of Modernism: E. Stewart Williams, Architect or desert Utopia: Mid-Century Architecture in Palm Springs, just to name a view. They are currently working on their next great project “New England Modernism: Revolutionary…… Continue reading New England Modernism: Revolutionary Architecture in the 20th Century
2021 Modernism Week in Palm Springs is fantastic … (but different)!
Mark Davis and his team have done again everything possible to organize another extraordinary event for 2021 Modernism Week. We’re sure that even during this strange and uncertain period they wanted to send out a strong signal to the world when it comes to Mid-Century Modern architecture and interior design in the Coachella Valley! It…… Continue reading 2021 Modernism Week in Palm Springs is fantastic … (but different)!
Good to be back! (Or better not?)
As the world is slowly reopening, easing lockdown measures, everyone is adapting to new realities – so do we! Traveling between Italy and Austria is still impossible. For this reason we want to share a list of interesting exhibitions (re)opening soon. If you are currently or soon in one of these great cities don’t miss:…… Continue reading Good to be back! (Or better not?)
What do you know about Hawaiian Modern?
During this year’s Modernism Week in Palm Springs we booked tickets for a lecture without knowing much about its topic: “Chasing Ossipoff: Walker Warner Architects on Building Upon Inspiration”. So we sent ourselves to an unknown territory regarding Modernism in the Pacific, especially in Hawaii! The lecture that Mr. Warner gave was one of the…… Continue reading What do you know about Hawaiian Modern?
MARK YOUR CALENDARS! RICHARD NEUTRA EXHIBITION IN VIENNA 2020!
Yesterday sad news reached us from California as the LA Times reported Dion Neutra’s death at the age of 93! In addition to his own work, as the son of legendary architect Richard Neutra, he waged a decades-long war to save his father’s iconic buildings. During our journeys to California we’ve visited some great buildings…… Continue reading MARK YOUR CALENDARS! RICHARD NEUTRA EXHIBITION IN VIENNA 2020!
Survival Through Design
Over the past years many great documentaries and architecture films like Infinite Space – The Architecture of John Lautner had the big screening out in the valley during Modernism Week in Palm Springs, California. This year’s edition features another world premiere on February 17th, 2019 @4pm: “Neutra – Survival Through Design” Neutra – Survival Through…… Continue reading Survival Through Design
Out in the Desert 2019…
During our preparations for this year’s Modernism Week in Palm Springs we found a very interesting but rather unknown site-specific, contemporary art exhibition running from Palm Springs to the Salton Sea – Desert X! We are very excited to have the opportunity to attend two such interesting events at the same time during our trip. The artists…… Continue reading Out in the Desert 2019…
Catch of the Week: The Creative Architect – Inside the Great Midcentury Personality Study
Modernism Week in Palm Springs, California is the perfect place for book hunting! Here you can find lesser known or brand new publications in many places and shops around town. One of our latest finds we purchased at the Modernism Week Camp in Downtown this February we would like to present today: The Creative Architect…… Continue reading Catch of the Week: The Creative Architect – Inside the Great Midcentury Personality Study
Hidden Gem in Idyllwild, California – John Lautner’s Pearlman Cabin
As Modernism Week is just around the corner we’ve started to search for lesser known Modernist architecture between Los Angeles and Palm Springs. The fact that we didn’t even know that a Swiss style alpine village such as Idyllwild even exists in Southern California made us curious – and we found this hidden gem that…… Continue reading Hidden Gem in Idyllwild, California – John Lautner’s Pearlman Cabin
Windshield: A Vanished Vision
During Modernism Week 2017 in Palm Springs, California a series of interesting films will be shown, many of them U.S. or West Coast premiers. Here’s the first one we would like to recommend: West Coast Premier of Neutra Film, “Windshield: A Vanished Vision” February 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm | Camelot Theatres 2300 E. Barista…… Continue reading Windshield: A Vanished Vision
Do you know William Krisel?
If you want to get more into Modernism in Palm Springs there’s a great new way to do it. The new book about William Krisel and his “Palm Springs” is not just a book with more than 200 pictures and dozens of drawings of his architecture, it’s the first major monograph of Coachalla Valley’s busiest architect…… Continue reading Do you know William Krisel?
Modernism Show & Sale – More Expansion Ahead
The 16th Annual Modernism Show & Sale in Palm Springs is not done growing with plans to expand exhibit space, a lounge, and more midcentury modern dealers. Source: More Expansion Ahead for Modernism Show & Sale
The perfect Modernista’s Day in Palm Springs, California!
Here we go! Every February thousands of “Modernistas” flock out to Palm Springs for Modernism Week. This year’s 11th edition started on Thursday with a big kick-off party. So far so good, but how to spend a perfect day or weekend filled with neighborhood home tours, lectures and parties? Well, here are our favorites for a memorable stay: Driving out…… Continue reading The perfect Modernista’s Day in Palm Springs, California!
We are going mad for midcentury architecture and design and came across the Palm Springs Modernism Week, which will be on from February 14th to 23rd 2013. During these days lectures will be held, house tours, architectural walking tours, etc are organised, show cases will be prepared and in the evening we have seen some invitation…… Continue reading Modernism Week