The approach to this midcentury modern home takes you through the towering trees that reach up to the second story creating a natural feel. The house itself is set back a bit, nestled in nature allowing visitors to take in the full vista as they walk up.
If you keep the exterior, trim and accent colors on your home light and neutral, you can put any color you desire on the front door. A deep wood tone works great here. This is a smart exterior color palette for a home in a warm climate, because light home colors don't absorb as much heat as darker colors do.
Palm Springs Modernism Week: Skuris/DeCancio House
The Skuris/DeCancio House, originally designed by Stan Sackley in 1987, has been another popular stop on one of several Palm Springs Modernism Week home tours. It's the perfect example of the aesthetic of midcentury modern translated into the future.
A mixture of materials gives the exterior of this midcentury-modern home visual interest and appeal. Frosted glass offers light and privacy for the home office, while rich brown siding creates a compelling sense of warmth.
Midcentury Modern Home in Rancho Mirage, California
The Swan home, in Rancho Mirage, California, was built in the 1960s and has been reimagined for the twenty-first century. Glass walls around the home provide a three hundred and sixty degree view of the valley below and the mountain range above.