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The mid-century modern architecture of Palm Springs, California, is presented in 30 bright, colorful postcards. In Palm Springs, the desert environment and the presence of Hollywood stars inspired architects to new creative heights and created, perhaps, the locale with the highest concentration of such structures in the United States. The postcards include views of individual mid-century modern homes, detailed close-ups, city shots, and photos of such landmarks as the Palm Springs City Hall, Swiss Miss House, Elvis’ Honeymoon House, Neutra’s Kaufmann House, and the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Valley Station. The iconic features of mid-century modern structures found in these postcards include carports, stone and perforated walls, chalet entrances, wide driveways, and walls of glass,. The 30 postcards are perforated for easy removal, or can remain bound together as a memento of this beautiful place. Whichever you choose, enjoy the enduring beauty of mid-century modernism today!
Size: 6″ x 4″ | 30 color postcards | 64 pp
ISBN13: 9780764345210 | Binding: soft cover
Dolly Faibyshev began her photography career with Palm Springs – Mid Century Modern, a book of photographs taken among the nestled and manicured neighborhoods of southern California’s desert landscape. Since its publication, Ms. Faibyshev has explored themes of Americana within the spectacle of dog shows, rodeos, and Las Vegas. Her dynamic and gently satirical photographs give viewers access to exclusive American pastimes and playgrounds. She has exhibited at Verge Art Fair, Art Hamptons International Art Fair, the Affordable Art Fair in New York and Seattle, the South Street Seaport Museum, and Chelsea Market in NYC. She had her first solo show in New York City in 2012. She has also been featured in Soho House Magazine’s photography issue and PDN’s Emerging Photographer Magazine.