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Palm Springs Modernism Week

We are thrilled to be hosting three events at the year’s 2019 Palm Springs Modernism Week. The mission of Modernism Week is to celebrate and foster appreciation of midcentury architecture and design, as well as contemporary thinking in these fields, by encouraging education, preservation and sustainable modern living as represented in the greater Palm Springs area.

Exclusive Designer Home Tour at House of Grace 2019

Tour the latest design project from Michael Ostrow of Grace Home Furnishings, an extraordinary modern residence in the Skye Neighborhood of Palm Springs. Champagne, fresh cocktails and light bites from savory to sweet will be served. Moderated discussions will be held at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Presented by Grace Home Furnishings & Traditional Home magazine.

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Come Fly With Me: Cocktails at House of Grace 2019

Enjoy an evening under the stars at the newest design project by Michael Ostrow of Grace Home Furnishings, an extraordinary modern residence in the Skye Neighborhood of Palm Springs. Hosted by Grace Home Furnishings & Traditional Home magazine.

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Inside Look at the Inwood Room at Sunnylands

Join designer Michael Ostrow and Anne Rowe, Sunnylands’ Director of Collections and Exhibitions, for a look inside the process of adapting the Inwood Room to meet the needs of Sunnylands Retreats within the framework of the stewardship of managing a historic home. See before and after photos and learn about the challenges of preserving the history of Sunnylands while adapting to the current needs of this legendary property. The presentation will be followed by a Q& A session. Coffee and snacks will be served.

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Profits from our events will go directly to Modernism Week which provides scholarships to local students pursuing college educations in the fields of architecture and design; as well as supporting local and state preservation organizations and neighborhood groups in their efforts to preserve modernist architecture throughout the state of California.

House of Grace 2018 | Palm Springs Modernism Week

We had a wonderful time at our House of Grace 2018 event benefiting Modernism Week. Home tours, afternoon cocktails and two panel discussions were enjoyed by over 175 guests. Thank you to Traditional Home for co-sponsoring and to homeowner Kurt Serrano for allowing us to showcase his beautiful home.

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House of Grace: Home Tour & Cocktails

HOUSE OF GRACE: Exclusive Home Tour & Afternoon Cocktails
Sunday, February 18 / 1-4pm

Tour the latest design project from Michael Ostrow of Grace Home Furnishings, an extraordinary “modern villa” located in one of Palm Springs’ most exclusive gate-guarded communities, Monte Sereno. Hosts include Traditional Home Editor in Chief Jill Waage and homeowner Kurt Serrano, Senior Vice President of People at Pinterest, who will be joining Michael Ostrow in discussing the role of Pinterest and the designer/client collaboration process. Champagne, fresh cocktails and light bites from savory to sweet will be served.

This exclusive gathering is open to the public with a limited ticket availability. 100% of the ticket sales from this event will support the Modernism Week scholarship program for students entering the fields of architecture and design.

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Modernism Week Showhouse

ckc2017-taste-maker-grace-homeWe are thrilled to be designing a room in the Modernism Week Christopher Kennedy Compound Showhouse! Opening night party is 2/17, with tours beginning 2/18 through 2/26. Tickets on sale here.

The Christopher Kennedy Compound: Modernism Week Show House is the only decorator showcase house in Palm Springs and has been named the “#1 Must-See Event of Modernism Week” by The Hollywood Reporter. It is widely regarded as one of the two most important Showcase Houses in the country – a West Coast version of the venerable Kips Bay decorator showcase in Manhattan. Each year, Christopher re-imagines a classic Palm Springs property, using the best of modern of technology and bringing together about 20 of the country’s most prominent design talents. The Christopher Kennedy Compound is published in Traditional Home and California Homes magazines, and raises approximately $100,000 for architectural preservation, education, and neighborhoods in Palm Springs.

The Mission of The Christopher Kennedy Compound is to re-establish Palm Springs as a wellspring for world-class architecture and interior design by restoring a classic mid-century property using the best of today’s technology and bringing together the nation’s top design talents.

In 2016, Modernism Week hosted 78,000 participants from 20 countries. This annual event celebrates and fosters appreciation of mid-century architecture and design, as well as contemporary thinking in these fields, by encouraging education, preservation and sustainable modern living as represented in Palm Springs.