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West Coast Modern Week 2024 Preview

Annual West Vancouver event to celebrate architect Arthur Erickson   By Ken MacIntyre (May 10, 2024) – During the post-war years, design innovation gave rise to a variety of unique… Read more »

A Vintage Novelty Toy Gets a Modern Makeover

Photographer Martin Knowles pays tribute to View-Master By Ken MacIntyre (January 30, 2024) – For architectural photographer Martin Knowles, there’s nothing quite like viewing a photograph through the nostalgic lens… Read more »

Five Must-See ‘Modernism Week’ Events

Our Recommendations for a Modernism Week to Remember By Ken MacIntyre January 15, 2024 – Every year when Modernism Week rolls around, newbies to the annual celebration of all things… Read more »

It’s a Mod, Mod, Mod, Mod World

A Sneak Peek at Palm Springs Modernism Week, February 15-25 By Ken MacIntyre (December 1, 2023) As anticipation builds for Modernism Week’s 19th annual gathering in the desert this coming… Read more »

Embracing a Midcentury Lifestyle

Lisa Rathbone’s Love Affair with the Past By Ken MacIntyre (October 1, 2023) In a world smitten by the allure of shiny new things, there are those of us who… Read more »

‘Tis the Season … for Modernism

Holiday book ideas for your favorite Modernista!   By Ken MacIntyre November 13, 2021 – ‘Tis the Season, as they say, so what better way to show your favorite modernism enthusiast… Read more »

Deck the Halls with Diane Dempsey

Retro Christmas Cards inspired by Midcentury Memories   October 2, 2021 – If you grew up in the 1950s, ‘60s or ‘70s, you’ll remember shiny tinsel trees, atomic age ornaments… Read more »

Palm Springs Living at CoCo Cabana

VACATION RENTAL CONDO AT “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 enclave… Read more »

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.