Tag: Palm Springs

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…

Outdoor Living Spaces: Ideas for Outdoor Rooms
Tips and Tricks | May 2, 2020
Outdoor Living Spaces: Ideas for Outdoor Rooms

Outdoor Living Spaces The interest in outdoor living spaces is swiftly on the rise.  Each year as the weather gets warmer, homeowners gravitate to the outdoors to extend their living space and maximize their square footage.  Some opt to create a visually appealing space with potted plants and garden decor while others create intimate living rooms, only outdoors. During the…

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….

The Christopher Kennedy Compound: Modernism Week Show House 2015
Design | February 26, 2015
The Christopher Kennedy Compound: Modernism Week Show House 2015

The Christopher Kennedy Compound 2015 Last weekend I took a quick overnight trip to Palm Springs to stop in on Modernism Week and see for myself what all the buzz was about at the Christopher Kennedy Compound Show House.  This may only be Christopher Kennedy’s 2nd year in producing the Modernism Week Show House,  but by the roster of participating…

The Purple Palm Restaurant Reimagined by Martyn Lawrence Bullard
Design | August 12, 2014
The Purple Palm Restaurant Reimagined by Martyn Lawrence Bullard

The Purple Palm Restaurant Renovation of the Purple Palm The Purple Palm Restaurant, situated at the Colony Palms Hotel in Palm Springs, CA, was recently renovated by famed Los Angeles designer, Martyn Lawrence Bullard.  Bullard worked with the Colony Palms Hotel during the 2007 renovation of its guest rooms and suites, and has thoughtfully reimagined The Purple Palm Restaurant as…