Visiting “At The Luss House: Blum & Poe, Mendes Wood DM + Object & Thing”

In Ossining, New York, this trio of organizers returns with another stunning site-specific immersion

When he was 25, in the year 1955, designer, architect and clockmaker Gerald Luss imagined and then constructed a mid-century modern home in the town of Ossining, New York, for his family. It would be their residence for roughly three years, during which time Luss was also working on another milestone as the design mastermind behind the 350,000 square feet of interiors at the Time-Life building. That …

Palm Springs Modernism Week’s Virtual Programming for 2021

Palm Springs Modernism Week celebrates the mid-century architecture and design of the Californian oasis every February. For 2021, the desert town has planned two experiences: an online iteration running now through 28 February and an in-person series from 8-18 April. Currently underway, the virtual program includes “driving tours,” documentary screenings and exclusive virtual home tours. Tickets start at $10. Last February was the biggest Modernism …

Beautifully Designed, Notable Homes in Palm Springs

Cruising through the desert city with Buick, where comparisons between houses and cars can be drawn

When discussing the many places that automotive designers mine for inspiration, none seems to come up so frequently as Palm Springs. The small desert city has a giant reputation in the design world—mainly known for its many striking mid-century modern homes and civic buildings. From Richard Neutra‘s Kaufmann House, Albert Frey‘s Frey House II, to John Lautner’s Arthur Elrod House, these homes defined an era. …