Posts by Allison McCarthy

DesignPalm Springs Modernism Week This stylish desert oasis comes to life for the event of the year.

Anyone who's ever visited Palm Springs is quickly schooled in the town's distinct design.

Public ArtRe-lighting of Michael Hayden's Generators of the CylinderArt enthusiasts, unite. Michael Hayden's iconic 270-foot-long neon sculpture at downtown LA's International Jewelry Center will be re-lit for the first time in over a decade.

Loews Regency called in star designers to top off its $100 million makeover that has transformed the midtown Manhattan hotel into apartment-style guest rooms with clean lines and a modern aesthetic.

UnveilingThe Broad Just in time to ring in the new year, The Broad museum on Grand Avenue in downtown LA revealed its exterior with the final removal of scaffolding from the façade.

TourPalm Springs Midcentury Modern App Design savvy friends and relatives will love this self-guided driving tour of 80+ landmarks of midcentury architecture in Coachella Valley.

A sprawling estate in the upscale San Diego neighborhood of Rancho Santa Fe, Rancho Valencia recently resurfaced from a multi-million dollar property-wide renovation.

OpeningThe Goodland HotelPut your family up for the holidays. Kimpton Hotels' new 158-room property in this Santa Barbara-adjacent locale has all the bohemian trappings of a proper SoCal surf town.

Exhibit"Under the Umbrella: Lutah Maria Riggs & Her Santa Barbara Style" The Santa Barbara Historical Museum celebrates the work of architect and draftswoman Lutah Maria Riggs.

TourNapa Valley ShowhouseThis year's Napa Valley Showhouse is perched above Coombsville's ancient volcanic caldera on Caldwell Vineyard's epic 123-acre estate.