Spotlight: An Interview with Modernism Week Chairman Chris Mobley

Chris Mobley opened his midcentury modern design store, Just Modern, in 2011 in Palm Springs. He currently serves as the Board Chairman of Modernism Week Palm Springs. Most recently, he collaborated on the book, “The Desert Modernists: The Architects Who Envisioned Midcentury Modern Palm Springs.” 

Kate Buckley: Chris, what led you to open your store, Just Modern—specializing in unique, midcentury modern inspired home accessories, art furniture and decor—in Palm Springs? 

Chris Mobley: My partner and I bought our home in Palm Springs in 2010 and immediately went on the search for art, decor, furniture and accessories. In particular, we were searching for a […]

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Palm Springs Gears Up for Coachella 2015!

Palm Springs gets ready to rock this weekend! The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will take place April 10 – 12 and April 17 – 19 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Along with headliners AC/DC, Jack White, and Drake, more than 100 bands will perform across multiple stages at this year’s event, now in its 16th year (Coachella started in 1999, and has been running consecutively since 2001). This year’s “rock god” theme continues with am impressive lineup including Bad Religion, Steely Dan, Wu-Tang Clan stars Raekwon and Ghostface Killah, and David Guetta. Also on tap: Ryan Adams, Belle and Sebastian, […]

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