Surreal and Gorgeous Car Images in Palm Springs

Arguably the most beautiful Porsche 911 Carrera model, the 1973 iteration has been manipulated for artist Chris Labrooy’s surreal, candy-colored “911” series. Each manipulated piece takes a 911 (or several) and places it in unlikely scenes in sunny Palm Springs—with plenty of the city’s stunning mid-century architecture included. Labrooy successfully takes a few of our favorite things, morphs them, and makes a combination that’s a …

Word of Mouth: Coachella Valley

Beyond music, we explore the stunning natural beauty of a region far greater than just Palm Springs

by Andrew Maness For the uninitiated, everything east of Mt San Jacinto to the northern tip of the Salton Sea is Palm Springs. The globally renowned city is synonymous with the Californian desert lifestyle and as such is regarded as the definitive destination in the region. While Palm Springs is indeed home to many a fine hotel and an ever growing restaurant scene, it is …

Tom Blachford’s “Midnight Modern IV” at NYC’s Toth Gallery

The final installment of the beloved Palm Springs photographic series

In 2015, architectural photographer and artist Tom Blachford released Midnight Modern in Palm Springs during Modernism Week. For many (our editorial staff included) it was love at first sight. With this photo series, Blachford captured the desert city lit only by the light of the moon—documenting and defying time all at once. Blachford paused the sublime natural world and honed in on its relationship with manmade splendor. Meticulous framing …