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Four Days of Modernist Bliss

Over 50 events on hand at Modernism Week – October, 2022 By Ken MacIntyre, July 22, 2022 No longer relegated to “fall preview” status, this year Modernism Week’s annual October… Read more »

Retro Road-tripping at Roy’s

As any retro road tripper will tell you, Roy’s Motel and Café on old Route 66 in California’s eastern Mojave Desert is a bucket list must-see of mid-century proportions.

‘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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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.

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 »