Palm Springs’ Oldest Functioning Hotel Casa Cody Reimagined

The historic property's refurbishment thoughtfully blends the past with the present

From the Frey House to the historic Tennis Club and the E Stewart Williams building that houses the Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, there are countless examples of sublime modernist design in Palm Springs. But before any of these mid-century gems were built, the desert city had already become a popular destination. The oldest functioning hotel in Palm Springs, Casa Cody, was …

Designmuseum Danmark Reopens in Copenhagen

Tracing the history of design inside and out, this iconic institution returns after a two-year renovation

After two years of careful renovation done in collaboration with local practice OEO Studio, Designmuseum Danmark reopened in Copenhagen this past weekend during the latest edition of the city’s 3daysofdesign event. The museum is housed in an 18th-century rococo hospital in the central neighborhood of Frederiksstaden, which was transformed into a museum by architects Ivar Bentsen and Kaare Klint in the 1920s. For its return, director …

“The Modern Chair” at the Palm Springs Art Museum’s Architecture and Design Center

Important, iconic and unbelievable furniture from the 1900s on now through Modernism Week

Each year throughout the greater Palm Springs area, Modernism Week celebrates mid-century architecture and design through events, tours and exhibitions. During the recent preview weekend (offering a look at the upcoming February 2022 event), a ride on the double-decker bus tour drove past palm trees and high hedges to reveal examples of significant mid-century wonders. Upon climbing up the bus stairs, riders were handed a …