Modernism is a philosophical movement that arose from transformations in Western society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Among the factors that shaped modernism were industrialization and the rapid growth of cities.

An Insider's Guide to Palm Springs Modernism Week 2019
If you haven't already marked your calendar—now's the time. Here’s how to make the most of Palm Springs Modernism Week.
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,...
7 Romantic Palm Springs Getaways
Looking for the perfect Valentine's Day gift for your special someone? Plan a trip to Palm Springs for rest and relaxation in...
Photo of the Week: When Lounging in Palm Springs…
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Dwell Media and Volvo Cars Bring The Future of Mobility to Palm Springs Modernism Week 2014
On Sunday, February 16, Dwell Media and Swedish luxury automobile manufacturer Volvo activated a day of innovation to explore the...
A Celebrated Palm Springs Hotel Asks $1.5M
The five-unit complex, thoroughly restored five years ago, combines midcentury looks with contemporary comfort.
9 Palm Springs Retreats For Under $200 a Night
Whether you’re visiting Palm Springs Modernism Week from February 14-24 or just in the mood for a desert vacation, these hotels...
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.
Tiny Homes in This Palm Springs Community Start at $155K
Palm Canyon Mobile Club is a community of prefabricated tiny homes that takes the headache out of zoning and utility hookups for...
A Melbourne Midcentury Gets a Palm Springs-Inspired Revival
Built in 1964 and originally designed by architect Harry Ernest, a worn-down home undergoes an overhaul that embraces the spirit...
Here Are 20 of the Best Midcentury Renovations in Palm Springs
We’ve gathered 20 of our favorite homes that maintain their midcentury flavor without sacrificing 21st-century modernizations and...
Here's Palm Springs In All Its Nighttime Glory
Inspiration can strike anywhere, at any time.
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...
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.
8 Iconic Houses in Palm Springs, California
With its short distance from Los Angeles, Palm Springs is a popular locale for those looking to escape the urban sprawl for a...
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...
Here’s Your Chance to Scoop Up a Darling Palm Springs Midcentury
The Desert Lanai home, recently listed for $342,000, was designed by architect Charles DuBois in 1964 and built by the Alexander...
This Palm Springs Prefab Is a “Living Lab” for its Designer Residents
In Palm Springs, a pair of prefab experts turn their process on themselves.
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.
This Palm Springs Desert Home “Dissolves Barriers” Between Indoors and Out
Constructed in harmony with the expansive vistas and valleys that surround it, Ridge Mountain Residence plays up the beauty of...