Palm Springs

Full Speed Ahead with Charles Phoenix

Hands down, my favorite Palm Springs Modernism Week event every year – in addition to the countless Midcentury Home and Neighborhood Tours, the Cocktail Parties and the Annual Show & Sale – is the Charles Phoenix Retro Slide Show.

The Futuro Is Here

A Midcentury oddity lands in Joshua Tree, California By Ken MacIntyre November 2, 2019 – When LA-based music producer Ronald “Jukebox” Jackson was musing about what to build on his… Read more »

Stay at a Wexler Masterpiece

Stay at a Wexler Masterpiece

By Ken MacIntyre, October 2, 2019 The first thing you notice upon entering the recently restored Dinah Shore Palm Springs Estate – aside from the wood ceilings, stainless steel flooring… Read more »

SoCal Artist Rides Nostalgia Wave to Success

  Danny Heller’s Paintings Evoke Mid-Century Americana April 19, 2018 – Artist Danny Heller was ahead of his time, so to speak, when he began immortalizing Southern California’s modernist architecture… Read more »

A First Timer’s Primer for Modernism Week, 2018

Modtraveler’s Top 5 Tips for Modernism Week Newbies By Ken MacIntyre January 15, 2018 – While spending  the recent Christmas holidays in Palm Springs, no less than three people asked… Read more »

Palm Springs Living at the Coco Cabana

VACATION RENTAL CONDO AT “THE COCO CABANA” IN SOUTH PALM SPRINGS   Located in coveted South Palm Springs, this quiet one bedroom condo is tucked away in the iconic mid-century… Read more »

Mid-Century Modern Sojourn Inspires UK Artist

Mid-Century Modern Sojourn Inspires UK Artist

April 1, 2017 When it comes to interpreting the essence of Mid-Century Modern architecture, design and lifestyle as artistic expression, especially in Southern California, many contemporary artists have succeeded in… Read more »

Palm Springs Modernism; 52 Weeks a Year?

Palm Springs Modernism; 52 Weeks a Year?

By Ken MacIntyre, January 14, 2017 As far as annual celebrations of all things mid-century modern go, Palm Springs Modernism Week is not to be missed. A 10+ day event… Read more »

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Modernism

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Modernism

December 2, 2016 Holiday book ideas for your favorite Modernista! ‘Tis the Season, as they say, so what better way to show your favorite modernism enthusiast you care than by not… Read more »

A Palm Springs Photographer’s Journey

A Palm Springs Photographer’s Journey

June 1, 2016 Growing up in the 1950s, Gary Dorothy had little use for modernist architecture… that would come later. Rather, Dorothy, who spent his childhood in the farming community… Read more »