Tag Archives: mid-century modernism

Architecture Du Jour: King’s Highway in Palm Springs, CA

Blowhard, Esq. writes: While in Palm Springs I didn’t get the chance to tour much of its midcentury modern splendor, but I did enjoy this former Denny’s that the Ace Hotel has hipsterized. Dig the cantilevered roof and rock wall, baby. … Continue reading

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Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I spotted this at Design Within Reach, a chic national chain that sells modernist furniture, at their location on 3rd Avenue. Erasing the boundaries between inside and out is one thing if you live in Newport Beach, CA … Continue reading

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: SHAG (aka Josh Agle), “Her Second Night in the City,” 2013 Click on the image to enlarge.

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The LAX Theme Building

Blowhard, Esq. writes: OK, so how much of my trad architecture cred do I lose by saying that I love this Jetsons-Googie-Jet Age-swoopy-blobby work? Has SHAG ever had an art show here? If not, why not? First, a few shots of … Continue reading

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