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A home is where you can freely express yourself, and your sense of style. Whether you prefer character-rich, vintage pieces or mid century modern creations, these four boutiques in and around Palm Springs are certain to have something that appeals to your unique taste.  

Modernway
Modernway, a 20-year mainstay in the Palm Springs region, is a must-see for fans of vintage and mid-century modern furnishings. Its inventory ranges from Eames chairs and abstract artwork to vintage stereos and lucite tables. 

Flow Modern 
Run by husband-and-wife design duo Andre Boughtwood and Brigitte Lehnert, Flow Modern is part gallery, part furniture boutique. In addition to showcasing a rotating display of painters, photographers and sculptors, Flow Modern stocks vintage

On the heels of our Palm Springs office launch on October 26, The Agency celebrated our second Coachella Valley opening with a spirited party at our new Palm Desert location. Situated at 73545 El Paseo, Suite 2500, the office is perfectly sited to serve our desert clientele, nestled amongst the high-end shops and restaurants of El Paseo—often referred to as the “Rodeo Drive of the Desert.”

Drawing family and friends from the greater Palm Springs area, Los Angeles, and beyond, the soiree was catered by Choux Choux and featured bottomless Casamigos cocktails. Guests mixed and mingled throughout the expansive new space—which, according to our Co-Founder and CEO, Mauricio Umansky, boasts the best conference room of any of our 14 offices, not to mention

The Agency is proud to announce the sale of 15 Strauss, a breathtaking estate located within the prestigious guard gated Renaissance in Rancho Mirage.

The area’s highest-priced sale in twelve months, the spectacular property, represented by The Agency’s Richard Bartholomew and Gregg Fletcher, is an oasis in the heart of The Valley, boasting a fabulous 75 foot swimming pool, 12-person spa, waterfalls, a sunken-lit tennis court and putting green surrounded by exceptional mountain views.

15 Strauss is just one of three luxury listings our Palm Springs office has closed in the last two months, evidence the desert market is hot—and it shows no signs of slowing.

While Palm Springs and the surrounding communities have been a popular respite for

Modernism Week is back, and it’s turning 10. The 10th annual festival celebrating Modernist art, fashion and architecture kicks off this coming Thursday, Feb. 12, and runs for 10 days packed with architectural tours, talks, live music and film screenings.

The celebration, which takes place in and around Modernist mecca Palm Springs, draws thousands of design aficionados annually, and is the perfect excuse to spend a weekend in that architecturally-Dow_Home_Studio_Walsh_Full_Verticalrich and picturesque community. There are many iconic places to stay, including The Parker Palm Springs, with its hip interiors by designer Jonathan Adler, and the Colony Palms Hotel, with eye-catching spaces designed by AD100 decorator Martyn Lawrence Bullard, and even the candy-colored rooms at the new hotel

BHLMagBlogsPalmSpringBy Eric Lavey

480x480EricPalm Springs is hot (no really, it's like 115 right now). I’m talking about the heat Palm Springs has been getting the last few years. Some will say that this happens every 20 years or so, and that this is just another instance in the usual cycle.  But this is different. There is definitely a renaissance happening. Its popularity over the last half-decade, which is now culminating in a perfect storm of Hollywood/Silicon Valley power players, the music festival crowd, the dining scene and the realization that Palm Springs is the perfect destination to steal away for 48hrs without anyone realizing you are actually out of town. And this is not just Angelinos – The Bay Area, San Diego and Laguna Beach crowd has also fully co-signed on the

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Modernism Week, Palm Springs’ 10-day celebration of Mid-Century Modern art and architecture, draws to a close this weekend. The annual festival, which began this year on February 13, offers the perfect excuse to pop over to the valley for some relaxation and architectural appreciation.

Now in its 14th year, Modernism Week offers an array of design-centric events and experiences, including the Modernism Show, home tours, films, lectures, a pre-fab showcase, fashion and live music events, a vintage travel trailer exhibition, and more. That, along with numerous parties, is enough to keep anyone busy.

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Legendary Hollywood entertainer Bob Hope amassed an impressive portfolio of homes over his lifetime, with the most iconic being The Hope Residence in Palm Springs, designed by acclaimed Modernist architect John Lautner. The largest private residence ever designed by Lautner, the 23,366-square foot home was built to resemble a volcano, with sleek, sweeping concrete, steel and glass walls, and an undulating copper roof meant to complement the contours of the surrounding mountains.

An oculus at the roof’s center opens like the cone of a volcano onto the desert sky. Situated at the top of the gated community of Southridge, the Hope home overlooks the entire Coachella Valley, with views of Banning Pass to the north and Mount San Jacinto to the west. "The