Along with Frank Sinatra’s Movie Colony home, the Koerner house in Palms Springs is one of a handful of private residences designed by the great mid-century modern architect E. Stewart Williams, who seldom took commissions of this sort.
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Looking at the overhead shot of this Palm Springs mid-century home, one word immediately springs to mind: vivid.
In an echo of the principles of Usonian architecture, this modern home by O2 Architecture, features a layout which clearly echoes the dramatic landscape in which it is situated.
Vivid colours, curious patterns and a series of striking material elements combine to produce this rather dazzling mid-century home in Palm Springs.
Palm Springs based photographer Dan Chavkin, constantly shows his love for the city and its mid-century architecture legacy through his work.
With two books dedicated to Palm Springs, Dan has developed an amazing eye to capture the real essence of desert mid-century architecture.
This project is a renovation and addition to a custom-built mid-century home built in 1954 in Palm Springs, California.
The original post-and- beam construction, custom-wooden windows together with unique the detailing are reminiscent of Cliff May’s Rancho style homes.
This mid-century modern house in Palm Springs pulls all kinds of peculiar shapes.
Designed by the architect Barry Berkus, it features the unique mid-century style of its California-based architect.
Tracy and Ryan co-own what we can easily call a desert gem, near Palm Springs: The Lautner.
Their Instagram profile got our attention and it was just a matter of time before we asked all about their Lautner.
This house in Palm Springs California is a real period piece. Built in 1957, it showcases the original work of expert interior designer Arthur Elrod, with much of his work still intact and looking as stylish as it did when he first worked his magic.
Another week, another desert modernist delight from Palm Springs. This time, it’s a house from John Porter Clark, an architect who was active in the area during the real sweet spot of mid-century modern design.
Here we showcase three lovely examples of Palm Springs modernist architecture from some of the key proponents of the style: Wexler and Harrison’s 1954 house, William Krisel’s practice built in the 1950s and a house by the eccentric William F Cody.
This mid-century home perfectly demonstrates Donald Wexler’s sustained impact on the architecture of Palm Springs.
The Leslie House in Palm Springs is a vision of clean and modern elegance.
Originally built by E. Stewart Williams in 1980 it was renovated in 2013 by designer Michael Johnston.
The Kenaston House is situated in Rancho Mirage and designed by the famous mid-century architect E. Stewart Williams.
It represents a good instance of his approach to architecture with all the mid-century hallmarks but also a rich warmth to the design.
The Smith Residence is a shining example of architect Donald Wexler’s desert modernism.
Situated in Palm Springs, it is one of a number of homes that Wexler built in the area.
One block away from downtown Palm Springs, California sits the Del Marcos Hotel – a hotel designed in 1947 by William F. Cody. Cody is considered a “famed desert architect,” for this hotel, along with some of his other works.
The legendary mid-century architect William F. Cody was a difficult man to pigeonhole. There exist few buildings that could really explain his style and many of his larger scale projects were quite eccentric, curved in some instances, in others borderline Googie.
Architects Dan Palmer and William Krisel, designed Modernist tract homes that established the foundations for Southern California’s suburban boom during the mid-century period.
Architects Palmer and Krisel run one of the most prolific American architecture firms of the mid-century period.
The significantly contributed to create Palm Springs’ fame as mid-century modern architecture dream and destination.
This Palm Springs mid-century desert house was built by architects Wexler & Harrison in 1954.…
Richard Neutra gets a fair amount of coverage on this site, with the legendary architect taking rightful place as one of the key progenitors of the mid-century style.