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Modernism Week 2013

This week I’m excited to feature the mother of all mid-century modern extravaganzas, Modernism Week in Palm Springs, California. If you are able, I strongly suggest you head on down to where the other half partied all those years ago.

Here’s an excerpt from modernismweek.com:

“Modernism Week is an exciting 11-day celebration of mid-century modern design, architecture and culture in Palm Springs, California. This design aesthetic originated in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, and was typified by clean, simple lines which came to define desert modernism.

Modernism Week is filled with a variety of events including architectural tours, films, lectures, an architectural symposium, educational events, and chic, fun parties in cool mid-century modern homes.”

Watch this delicious promo….if this doesn’t get you excited you should check your pulse:

Old cars, old houses, old people….Modernism Week features it all. So jump in your ’56 Chevy and head on down to Palm Springs to go back in time when life was simple, and the design was simpler.

Modernism Week will continue on until February 24th. For more information about events and scheduling, go to http://www.modernismweek.com.

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About midcenturyobsession

My love for midcentury surfaced after inheriting a couple pieces of my very fashionable grandmother's MCM furniture. I'd always loved clean lines...and became obsessed. I'm currently in the process of redoing our entire home in Mid Century style. My husband would tell you "She's off her head." (Irish-speak for NUTS.) I am the wife of a Dubliner, a mother to an adorable little boy and two clownish french bulldogs Pig and Pearl. I graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice. If there is anything I learned earning my degree, it was that I didn't want to pursue criminal justice. My heart just wasn't in it. I played 2 years of volleyball on a full scholarship and graduated a 4 year college in 3 years. I lived in Dallas for a very long time and left friends behind to be closer to family for my son. A native Californian, I have to say it's great to be back home.

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  1. YOU HAVE TO GO!!! Let me know if you need me to come watch Liam for you…. PS one of the featured homes was in the Wall Street Journal today – touted as one of the top homes with a view in America !! Loved the video…

    Robin Lindsay Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2013 17:58:54 +0000 To: robinlindsay558@hotmail.com

    Posted by alphagymrat | February 20, 2013, 3:29 am

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