Palm Springs Architecture and Design

Browse Dwell stories about modern homes, design, and architecture in and around Palm Springs, CA.

An Updated Palm Springs Estate Lists For $2.4M
An Updated Palm Springs Estate Lists For $2.4M
Located on one of the most coveted streets in Old Las Palmas, this renovated Palm Springs estate is a study in indoor/outdoor desert living.
 - 22 days ago
An Indoor/Outdoor Prefab Blooms in the Palm Springs Desert
An Indoor/Outdoor Prefab Blooms in the Palm Springs Desert
While Joel Turkel has built prefab homes all over North America and beyond, he hasn’t had the chance to live in one of his own designs. That will soon change.
 - 2 months ago
11 Celebrity Homes That Showcase Desert Modernism in Rancho Mirage
11 Celebrity Homes That Showcase Desert Modernism in Rancho Mirage
Bing Crosby, Lucille Ball, and Frank Sinatra were just a few of the notable homeowners in Rancho Mirage, a desert resort just east of Palm Springs.
 - 3 months ago
A Donald Wexler Midcentury in Palm Springs Is Listed For $725K
A Donald Wexler Midcentury in Palm Springs Is Listed For $725K
Sited in the heart of Palm Springs, this chic 1,845-square-foot midcentury is seeking a new owner.
 - 6 months ago
You Can Now Buy One of Palm Springs's Most Historic Homes For $839K
You Can Now Buy One of Palm Springs's Most Historic Homes For $839K
One of the original steel-and-glass properties built by Donald Wexler and Richard Harrison in Palm Springs just hit the market.
 - 7 months ago
The Last Donald Wexler–Designed Home Ever Built Asks $2.65M
The Last Donald Wexler–Designed Home Ever Built Asks $2.65M
Located in idyllic Palm Springs, California, this steel post-and-beam residence is an astounding example of midcentury modern design.
 - 8 months ago
Q&A: Hugh Kaptur, One of the Last Living Architects From Palm Springs’ Golden Age
Q&A: Hugh Kaptur, One of the Last Living Architects From Palm Springs’ Golden Age
The Palm Springs veteran reflects on his career.
 - 8 months ago
Photo Essay: Revisit the Midcentury Classics of Palm Springs and Beyond
Photo Essay: Revisit the Midcentury Classics of Palm Springs and Beyond
Turning a new eye toward the landmarks and the legends of the desert modern oasis (and its neighbors).
 - 8 months ago
Donald Wexler Himself Helped Renovate This Palm Springs Prefab Rental
Donald Wexler Himself Helped Renovate This Palm Springs Prefab Rental
Not only did the father of Palm Springs modernism design this steel-and-glass prefab, but he also stepped in to oversee its remodel.
 - 9 months ago
A Chic, Renovated A-Frame in Palm Springs Asks $535K
A Chic, Renovated A-Frame in Palm Springs Asks $535K
A Los Angeles designer lists her 1961 A-frame on the market after a top-to-bottom renovation.
 - 9 months ago
Own William Krisel's Palm Springs Pod House For $2.5M
Own William Krisel's Palm Springs Pod House For $2.5M
Pioneering architect William Krisel's Tipper-Grundt Residence is a futuristic formation of five connected pods.
 - 9 months ago
10 Things You Shouldn’t Miss at Modernism Week in Palm Springs
10 Things You Shouldn’t Miss at Modernism Week in Palm Springs
From February 15 to 25, the Greater Palm Springs area celebrates midcentury modern design with 11 days of talks, films, architecture tours, exhibitions, and events.
 - 9 months ago
A Luminous Palm Springs Midcentury Asks $3.35M
A Luminous Palm Springs Midcentury Asks $3.35M
One of the most architecturally significant residences currently on the market, the Koerner House encapsulates desert modernism.
 - 9 months ago
Devo Co-Founder Gerald Casale Lists His Palm Desert Midcentury For $1.2M
Devo Co-Founder Gerald Casale Lists His Palm Desert Midcentury For $1.2M
No need to "whip it into shape"—the musician has kept this classic midcentury in great condition.
 - 9 months ago
Dwell x Turkel Design: Breaking Ground in Palm Springs
Dwell x Turkel Design: Breaking Ground in Palm Springs
Drawing from the city’s heritage of midcentury modernism, the Dwell Prefab Palm Springs by Turkel Design embodies California’s indoor/outdoor lifestyle.
 - 2 years ago