Mid-century modern

Modernism Week 2022 Preview

Time [to] Travel Back to Palm Springs By Ken MacIntyre November 9, 2021 – When tickets for Modernism Week 2022 went on sale last week, several friends and online acquaintances… Read more »

Stay at a Wexler Masterpiece

Stay at a Wexler Masterpiece

By Ken MacIntyre, October 2, 2020 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 »

Aluminaire House Secures New Home

Revolutionary Albert Frey-designed masterpiece of modernist design will soon be on view in Palm Springs PALM SPRINGS, CA – September 3, 2020: The Aluminaire House Foundation announced that it has donated… 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 »

West Coast Modern: My Vancouver Condo Makeover

West Coast Modern: My Vancouver Condo Makeover

By Ken MacIntyre September 21, 2017 – When most people think of West Coast Modern, condominiums probably don’t come to mind. Rather; mid-century post & beam construction with lots of… 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 »

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 »

A Visit to the Stahl House

A Visit to the Stahl House

By Anant Topiwala, March 1, 2016 As an architect and designer, I have admired the Stahl House from afar. In books and magazines I’d read about it as Case Study House… Read more »