Palm Springs Modern Living by James Schnepf

By James Schnepf

Palm Springs is as a lot a exhibit for its extraordinary number of Midcentury glossy structure because it is for the original people who designed and inhabit that structure. With Palm Springs glossy residing, photographer James Schnepf has created an excellent selection of pictures that rfile either the enduring structure and engaging humans of this wilderness oasis. greater than fifty modernists, artists, developers, and designers have been interviewed, together with such Midcentury smooth luminaries as Donald Wexler, William Krisel, and Hugh Kaptur, and their tales and anecdotes offer an ideal supplement to Schnepf’s shiny images. jointly, they be able to carry Palm Springs to existence in a manner that the majority volumes of architectural photographs may possibly by no means desire to achieve.

James Schnepf is a position photographer with an emphasis on humans. He has photographed for an extended checklist of America’s best firms and guides, and those assignments have taken him to all elements of the realm. In his travels he has constantly stored an eye fixed open for a weather and group to stability the chilly winters of his family’s Midwest base. He and his spouse, Christiane, stumbled on that position in California’s Coachella Valley, the place they personal a 1959 William Krisel–designed domestic.

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