Palm Springs: 2013 Modernism Week

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Yesterday marked the kick-off to this year’s Modernism Week in Palm Springs, California. Each year, an estimated 35,000 visitors from around the world come and explore what is considered to be one the most significant areas for Mid-Century Modern architecture in the world. Running February 14th-24th, the ten day line up includes sold out tours of such famed architectural …

Home Envy: La Cañada Mid-Century

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Nestled in the serene foothills of the Sierra Madre, lies a home worthy of some major mid-century design envy. Designed by Los Angeles based firm, Jamie Bush & Co., the home boasts sprawling wood paneled and cement walls, exposed steel beams, clerestory windows, and a distinctively homey flagstone fireplace. Jamie Bush & Co. describe the decor …

The New Pine

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Pine has never been my favorite species of wood. I think I was scarred by that unfortunate pine furniture trend of the ’90s. However, somewhere between then and now, architects and designers have taken this once forgotten wood and incorporated it into more modern applications. Take this house tour from Dwell for example. The homeowners …

Factory Girl at 1212 Fifth Avenue

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For this year’s Designer Visions: Cinema Style, House Beautiful teamed up with designer Heather Moore and interior architect S. Russell Groves to create a 60′s Mod apartment inspired by Edie Sedgwick and the 2006 movie Factory Girl. Situated on the edge of Central park, the newly renovated pre-war 1212 Fifth Avenue building was chosen for the showcase because of …

Divider Screens from Crestview Doors

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I saw these lovely screens on Design Milk last month and haven’t been able to get them out of my head. The patterned redi-screens are the newest product from Texas company Crestview Doors. Each panel is made from unfinished, stain-grade maple and can be ordered with a white resin privacy backing. The versatile screens can be …