Features

The Body Beautiful
Two jewelry designers, their ‘wearable art from the heart’ and an ambitious show built on California mid-century modern
First Impressions, Simple Statements
Renewing garage and entry doors with neighborly good looks and in line with the modern streetscape aesthetic
Living the Atrium Life
From yoga studio to party den to concert hall— the Eichler home hosts them all at center court
Desert Delights - Palm Springs
Stunning sights and rich legacy - climb aboard our grand tour of the best of Palm Springs modern
Green Fairway Estates - Palm Springs
An exotic, quirky hideaway, this Palm Springs tract recently rediscovered its Alexander roots
The Alexander Homes
Behind the pioneering Alexanders and their 2,500 modern homes that changed the face of Palm Springs
Bathrooms on the Rebound
Giving life back to the mid-century modern bath -- remodeled projects, new products and tips
All the Comforts of Home
How the well-designed home office makes it easy to get to work
Hues That Say You
Colorful splashes, mid-century inspiration that set the tone for your modern home
Sounding the Depths
Breaking through in the mid-century and pioneered by modern designer Harry Bertoia, the way-out world of sound sculpture and sound art is booming today
Adventure on Wheels
With imaginations running wild, designers of the mid-century wowed America with sleek, ultramodern 'dream cars' slathered with chrome and fins
Forgotten Giant
Once the ‘miracle man’ behind more than 40,000 tract homes, Southern California architect Edward H. Fickett and his modern hybrids slip back into the limelight
Gear up
Bringing together your home office with ten choice, new products
Cool, Cool Concrete
A blank canvas you can walk on...that's ultra-modern, eye-catching, low maintenance and energy efficient
Art in the Air
Hovering in harmony with modern homes, today's mobiles energize and calm living spaces with ever-changing views
Greenridge - Castro Valley
Little-known yet in the 'middle of everywhere,' these Eichlers light up the East Bay hills with community feeling
Playing With Space
Over a 60-year career, architect Ray Kappe used custom homes to pioneer techniques for mass housing
Pandora's Box Of '60s Architecture
Preservationists reflect on ten months of 'The Sixties Turn 50' while promoting greater Los Angeles' architecture of the era
Modern Pets: Wild at Heart
Doggone right—glass houses make happier homes for the pets we love and pamper
X-100 Eichler on the Screen
Get a Tour of Eichler's X-100 Steel House through This Long-Lost 1950s Newsreel!