A MODERN, YET ELEGANT PALM SPRINGS WEEKEND RETREAT

I didn’t want to post back-to-back pieces about modern design but there has been a lot of buzz in Southern California with the start of Modernism Week in Palm Springs. (In fact, I know someone whose weekend home will be on the tour next weekend.) And since I’ve had both mid-century design and Palm Springs on the mind (they almost go hand-in-hand),  I thought it would be a great time to feature the beautiful home of Ralph and Rita Rudin. Ralph is the 3rd generation owner of the L.A. furniture company A.Rudin so naturally many of the furnishings are custom pieces. What I like most about the renovation is that they were able to capture the essence of midcentury modern design but keep it fresh, sophisticated and elegant while maintaining indoor/outdoor living that is quintessential Palm Springs (Indian Wells, to be exact). You can read more about their weekend retreat here. rudin home palm springs_Reviving Charm blog 4

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3 thoughts on “A MODERN, YET ELEGANT PALM SPRINGS WEEKEND RETREAT

  1. Isn’t it funny how design fashions are cyclical, weather it be in Home Decor or clothing, what goes around comes around. But it is amazing how well many designers are able to capture the spirit of an era but give it a refreshing update. This is surly the case with Mid Century Modern, that had you asked me what I thought of it 10 years ago I would have had nothing good to say. Now I appreciate it and even might try my hand at designing a Mid Century Modern cabin one of these days.

  2. I love mid century style, however I think I’d prefer a bit more of the mid century colors to add flair, and a little less white. I guess that’s where the “modern”comes in.

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