If you couldn’t make it out to Palm Springs for the retro extravaganza of Modernism Week last month, fear not—you can still get your fix for all things mod much closer to home! Phoenix’s own Modern Week is starting up tomorrow, boasting a slew of events and attractions to delve into. In anticipation, we take a moment to talk with Rachel Simmons, co-founder of Designstein, part of the faculty of Interior Design at Scottsdale Community College, and an active part of the team behind Modern Phoenix Week 2018.
There's more to Palm Springs than glamorous resorts. From the desert retreat of Hollywood starlets to the dazzling cultural hub it is today, join us as we talk with an industry professional on how the Art Palm Springs art fair combines mid-century style with contemporary innovation.
The real estate industry is beginning to boom again. But the landscape is much different than it was at the onslaught of the big bust. For one, there is an overabundance of homes needing long overdue updates competing with new construction. Large estates are no longer as appealing to a now much more cautious buyer desiring a simplified lifestyle. We also have a new buyer on the market, the Millennial. But one of the biggest disruptors in the residential industry was HGTV which catapulted to the forefront of superior programming and subsequent skyrocketing viewership.
The penthouse residences at Hotel Valley Ho make their debut in an evening of glamour and luxury.
Tuesday marked the 8th annual Independent Woman Luncheon held at the Phoenix Art Museum. The Independent Woman Luncheon has quickly become one of the Valley’s most beautiful and beloved philanthropic events. I had the privilege of being included amongst a sold-out crowd of the Valley’s premier design community as we came together in support of Phoenix Art Museum’s commitment to excellence in visual arts and education.