This is not your father’s camper. Oops… my bad; maybe it is! During Modernism Week in Palm Springs, CA there was a vintage camper collection on display that was to die for. There were approximately 50 various Airstreams, Streamlines, Greyhound buses, Shastas… too many different and unique brands to remember. The common theme was that these… Read More Modernism Week (a) – Feb 2015
Palm Springs, CA is my shiny new object, particularly as it relates to residential real estate. This town gushes with architectural design, to the point that you could write a book about great architectural design and never walk more than 3 blocks! The silly part is trying to provide just a few good examples when… Read More Modernism Week (b) – Feb 2015
Palm Springs, CA is rich with architectural design, and one of the areas you see this reflected is in commercial buildings. Banks, county buildings, hotels… you name it; there are examples from a number of noted architects that, in particular, demonstrate mid century modernism. Here are but a few examples.
I will be the first to admit to knowing very little (that means nothing) about Modernism Week, held in Palm Springs, CA for the last 10 years. If it hadn’t been for some particular people (our friends Chuck and Susan Nesbit, Jim/Lynda Polk, Mona Heath, and some of the great people involved with the Greater… Read More Modernism Week (d) – Feb 2015
We visited the Frank Lloyd Wright “camp” known as Taliesin West in Scottsdale, AZ – terrific! We have previously been to Fallingwater (western PA), and as anyone who has visited a Frank Lloyd Wright destination knows they are in for a treat. We had a terrific tour guide to lead us through this facility, which… Read More Taliesin West (AZ) – Feb 2015
Fallingwater, the house designed and built about 40 miles east of Pittsburgh by Frank Lloyd Wright for Edgar Kaufmann in 1935 is a stunning example of form and function that blends into the environment. Pictures are not allowed inside the home, but the tour is fascinating, and the design of the interior and exterior of… Read More Fallingwater (PA) – June 2014