Caressed by hills and the ocean breeze, little-known Niguel West glories in its modern roots

Profiling NorCal modern artist Mary Fuller McChesney and her remarkable sculpture park

Illuminating the hypnotic radiance of California’s street sign survivors

Steppin’ out in retro style with livers and lovers of mid-century modern

On the Homefront

Beacon of Richard Neutra
Hilltop SoCal home designed by master's son Dion priced at $5.5mil—for its 'cachet'
A Steal or Just Plain Steel?
Designed and expanded by Donald Wexler— his former Palm Springs home has no offers

Home Improvement

Cool Current Today: Air Conditioning and Back-Up Heating
Air conditioning and back-up heating systems that offer comfort and reinforce the modern aesthetic
Eichler Air Conditioning
The cool concept behind mini-split HVAC—a quiet, compact, energy-efficient option


Wexler's Palm Springs Steel
Dreaming in steel: Palm Springs' tiny enclave of seven modern steel homes is a desert landmark.
Modern Architecture: Pyramid Power
Swayed by their architect to go New Age, Streng brothers have a cosmic energy fling


East Meets West: Asian Aesthetic
Four Eichler households find some inner peace being at home with the Asian-Japanese aesthetic
Taking the Plunge
Original art makes the house look great—but it’s oh so easy to get hooked along the way