Tag: Phoenix Mid-Century Modern

Modernism in Palm Springs

January 24, 2012 | 4:30 PM | City Guides | By Maxfield Barker

Looking for something fun to do in mid February? Why not check Palm Spring’s Modernism Week. Taking place February 16-26, this 11 day event has plenty to offer the modern design and architecture lover. The event celebrates mid-century modern design, architecture, and culture in Palm Springs.

Taking inspiration from the style of the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, Modernism Week will include architectural tours, films, lectures, and educational events. But wait there’s more. Chic parties will also be going down in mid-century modern homes and boutique hotels all week.

For a complete schedule of the events click here.

Image via Modernism Week

Mid Century Mod Tour

October 11, 2011 | 7:55 AM | Home & Design | By Staff
Phoenix Design Week is here! Sunday October 16, grab your seat on the Modern Phoenix Architecture Tour. Let Alison King, founding editor of Modern Phoenix, be your guide and describe the city’s design history while cruising through Phoenix’s mid-century modern homes and buildings. Experts at every stop will discuss history, process and materials of the homes and buildings on the tour. Transportation is provided as you munch lunch from The Vig Uptown and enjoy the ride. Tour starts at Phoenix Convention Center’s 3rd Street entrance and proceeds through Uptown, Paradise Valley and Sunnyslope. The tour will run from 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $70 and can be purchased here.
Image via Alison King
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