We love Kate Ballis’ Infra Realism series photographed in Palm Springs.
Kate is a former media & entertainment lawyer who decided to ditch the corporate life in favour of taking pictures. She loves to play with light and colour and focuses on landscapes. Her fine art is available on kateballis.com
Check out modernismweek.com celebrating the iconic homes of Palm Springs.
California Cookie Baker and her fabulous selection of mout-watering cookies.
Situated in Montecito, Santa Barbara, California, the 13,875 square foot luxury home designed by Los-Angeles-based architect Steve Hermann features five bedrooms, five-and-a-half bathrooms, a kitchen with a wine room and an art gallery that displays the architect’s vintage car collection. source : archilovers
Design work of Jamie Bush & located in La Cañada Flintridge, California, this 5,000 square foot modern oasis is quite the spot, with a unique look and style.
Architecture studio Walker Workshop claims to have “taken a hillside apart and put it back together” to create the subterranean base of this house in Southern California, which is topped by glass-walled living spaces and an infinity pool.
Los Angeles architecture office Ball-Nogues Studio devised a method of air blasting paper pulp onto the network of twine-covered columns to create Pulp Pavilion, which was installed for the 2015 edition of the annual California music festival.
source : dezeen
Entertainment attorney Kevin Yorn enlists designer Vanessa Alexander to infuse his Brentwood residence with Old Hollywood charm and a New York sensibility. source : Cmagazine
The Morgridge House designed by Howard H. Morgridge and located in Altadena, California it was completed in 1959. Photo: Shulman. source : mcmrevival
After seven and a half years in business, picking up the 2012 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund award along the way, The Elder Statesman has finally opened its first brick and mortar store in its hometown of Los Angeles. Founder Greg Chait—recognizable by his full beard and regular rotating stylish eyewear—calls himself an “accidental” designer with roots in the music and entertainment business. It’s this non-traditional background and his very hands-on approach that has catapulted The Elder Statesman into an understated luxury brand that guarantees the finest craftsmanship for all things custom and cashmere.
With the help of LA-based studio Commune Design (whose recent work includes the American Trade Hotel in Panama) and contractor Loren Crawford, Chait created his ideal “hang-out” spot from the ground up. source : cool hunting
Partners Ryan Brown and Diego Monchamp transform a 1960s Hollywood Hills house. source : MAGAZINEC.COM
Argentine architect Pablo Jendretzki was hired to reconfigure a 1950′s Hal Levitt house located in Beverly Hills. via designmilk
Could not resist adding this post, just for the fun of it. The epitome of Hollywood. This little gem is on sale for $85,000,000.
Breathtaking view, 8 bedrooms, 15 bathrooms, screening room, wine bar, candy space among other things. via Variety
San Francisco company Scribble Technology has revealed a prototype for a writing device that can scan specific tones and then write in the same color.
The pen’s inventors say it can store over 100,000 unique colours in its internal memory and reproduce over 16 million unique tones.
With Scribble you can scan, match or compare colours, draw on paper or your mobile device.
Lucky Penny is covered entirely in copper pennies making even the building a true work of art!
The Glass Pavilion house – loosely inspired by Mies van der Rohe’s German Pavilion for the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona – was designed by Steve Hermann as his own home. Located in Montecito, California and while the 14,000 home may not be exactly MCM the house does have some nice classics – particularly the garage.
Malibu, California, home of real-estate entrepreneur Kurt Rappaport. The architecture and landscaping are by Scott Mitchell Studio, and the interiors are by Denise Kuriger Design. As featured in AD.