Tag: midcentury modern

Modernism Week 2022 Featured Home Tour :: Maison Bleue Moderne
Design | March 22, 2022
Modernism Week 2022 Featured Home Tour :: Maison Bleue Moderne

ModernisM week 2022 featured home ::MAISON BLEUE MODERNE Maison Bleue Moderne, a 1958 William Krisel-designed Alexander Company midcentury modern home, was recently reimagined by interior designer Michelle Boudreau. With all the designer appointed details it was one of many homes open for tours during Modernism Week 2022. The last time I attended Modernism Week in 2020, I also visited a William…

Indoor/Outdoor Poolside Living - Palm Springs Style
Design | April 10, 2020
Indoor/Outdoor Poolside Living – Palm Springs Style

While in Palm Springs for Modernism Week this past February, I took advantage of the many home tours that are offered.  I decided to tour the Morse House, known for its fabulous indoor/outdoor poolside entertaining. The  Las Palmas area of Palm Springs is home to the Morse House and the Alexander Construction Company built the William Krisel designed home in…

2020 Modernism Week in Palm Springs
Design | April 8, 2020
2020 Modernism Week in Palm Springs

Palm Springs Modernism Week 2020 What is PS Modernism Week?  It is an iconic event celebrating the midcentury modern lifestyle  that has taken place annually in mid-February since 2006. Midcentury modern aficianodos descend upon Palm Springs  and for 10 days to soak in everything midcentury modern .  Every hotel, motel, Airbnb, and  vacation rental is sold out months in advance….

Why You Should Purchase High-Quality Mid-Century Modern Upholstery
Home Furnishings, Tips and Tricks | August 21, 2017
Why You Should Purchase High-Quality Mid-Century Modern Upholstery

There has been a resurgence of Mid-century modern in the marketplace, but instead of looking for whatever Mid-century modern upholstery is on the market, I specifically seek out high-quality Mid-century modern upholstery.  If I can, I seek out my favorite designers at estate sales or on high-quality resale sites such as 1st Dibs.   However, vintage pieces are somewhat limited,…

Interior Design Trends seen at High Point Market, Fall 2016 -Part 2
Home Furnishings, Trade Shows and Trends | December 5, 2016
Interior Design Trends seen at High Point Market, Fall 2016 -Part 2

I’m back again for Part 2 of the Interior Design Trends seen at High Point Market at the recent  Fall 2016 Market.  As you may know, this past market I attended as a blogger with the Design Bloggers Tour, where we were taken to several key showrooms as part of the tour.  Many of my observations are from those showrooms…

The Heritage Collection by Stanley Furniture - What's Old is New Again
Home Furnishings | November 7, 2013
The Heritage Collection by Stanley Furniture – What’s Old is New Again

Theme II Hall Credenza, Era of Manufacture 1965-1969, pecan solids and veneers THE HERITAGE COLLECTION BY STANLEY FURNITURE One of the highlights of my trip to High Point this past market was my visit to the Stanley Furniture showroom to see the Heritage Collection.  Over the course of several months, the folks at Stanley scoured Ebay, Etsy and Craigslist for Stanley Furniture…

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