Modernism Week runs February 17-27 with more than 350 events and many still have availability. The annual festival highlights midcentury modern architecture, art, interior and landscape design, cars, and vintage culture in the Palm Springs area.
For 2020, the Bentley Continental GT First Edition fits with the creative vision that Ian Fleming was well-known for. Beauty, power, and the gadgets makes this third generation number one.
The Axiom Desert House captures the essence and magic found in the homes of Albert Frey, William Krisel, John Lautner, Richard Neutra, Donald Wexler and the other classic architects of an era long gone.
One of the most prominent events at Modernism Week in Palm Springs is the Casual Concours. 150 cars blanket the golf course, highlighting 60s and 70s models, highlighting Avanti and Thunderbird, alongside dazzlings others.
Modernism Week Fall Preview kicks off with events, features tours, educational programs, and parties that celebrate Midcentury Modern Architecture and Design in Palm Springs. 50s and 60s style comes alive in the desert this October.
Cadillacs from the late 50s and early 60s are celebrated like steel and chrome gods from a bygone era. The CT6 has more in common with those, in terms of design, than the casual observer might think.
Automotive styling is fashion stamped in steel. It’s an indelible date stamp. With an architecturally preserved structure, the right car is the strongest visual element to creating a time capsule experience
Americans had money to burn, and our cars, houses, and nearly everything else reflected that, including expensive Palm Springs modernism architecture, Danish furniture, and flamboyant cars like the corvette.
“The Fall Preview is a wonderful opportunity for attendees to get a taste of what our 11-day festival in February will offer,” said Lisa Vossler Smith, Executive Director of Modernism Week.
How special is this rare cat? AutoDesignO Takes Five with Wayne Burgess, Jaguar’s Director of Production Studio & SVO Projects, on the design of the F-TYPE 400 SPORT.