Posts by Philip Ferrato

Paddle8, the innovative online auction house, has assembled an irresistible collection of furniture, objects, and images around Palm Springs' Desert Modern aesthetic.

Archival material, candid photos, and Mrs. Kennedy’s personal correspondence about the modest Virginia hunt country house she built for her family, completed just weeks before the President’s assassination, are up for auction this week.

One of William F. Cody’s quintessential Desert Modern houses, beautifully preserved, is on the market and open on Sunday, February 15th from 12:00pm-3:00pm.

Featuring coveted Mid-Century furniture and objects from The Shops at Thirteen Forty Five, the pop-up opens on Saturday, February 14th from 5:00pm-8:00pm.

Keeping the best from the past, this subtly updated c.1884 Victorian in San Francisco’s Buena Vista neighborhood is open Saturday and Sunday, February 14th-15th from 2:00pm-4:00pm, both days. Plus there’s a wood-fired pizza oven in the back yard.

The auction house may be in Chicago, but the offerings are classics of collectible American Mid-Century design, the online catalog is worth a long quiet browse, plus you can place your bids online.

A sleekly renovated modernist house in the Hollywood Hills is on the market for $2.195M.

A classic Marin cottage with incredible views– evocative of Sausalito before the Golden Gate Bridge was built, and open on Sunday, February 8 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.

Despite being afflicted with bad listing pictures, the charm of the Gossip Girl starlet’s late-‘40s renovated ranch shines through.

In the heart of San Francisco’s historic Mission District, a pair of spectacular luxury condominiums designed by architect Owen Kennerly have just hit the market. Both are open Sunday, February 1st from 2:00pm-4:00pm.