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Modernism Week PHS Hard-Hat Tours + Cocktail Networking, Palm Springs, CA

PHS Hard-Hat Tours, Modernism Week

PowerHouse® SMART Presents

2020 PHS Builder/Architect Hard-Hat Tours

Monday, February 17, 2020
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palm Springs, CA

PHS Members free, $30 non-members

Modernism Week’s 15th annual signature event, Feb 13 -23, 2020, featuring midcentury modern architecture, interior, and landscape design, art and vintage culture. PowerHouse SMART is celebrating this great event with PHS  Builder/Architect Hard-Hat Tours in Palm Springs, California.

Details Subject to Change

Michael Norpell's Wall to Wall

First Stop - Michael Norpell's Estrella Moderna, 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Revisit Michael Norpell's Palm Springs private residence to view his new Desert Friendly / Water Wise landscaping with interior open for tour. Michael, an ICLA award winning Landscape Architect in Chicago, extensively re-imagined his front yard landscape and expanded the Desert Landscape Design along his rear foundation into the common HOA area to address Water Wise plantings. Michael's approach to his landscape design celebrates his home's mid-century modern architecture and nods the original landscape plan developed by the homes architect, William Krisel.

This completed desert-friendly landscape renovation and interior remodel has been a labor of love. Complete gut remodel in 2018. The new desert-friendly/water-wise landscaping in the front yard, new rear patio and new rear foundation and common HOA landscape area was completed in 2019. The newly installed terrazzo tile patio was configured with new plantings.

Artists Rendering, Estrella Moderna
Michael Norpell Front Exterior, Palm Springs
Michael Norpell, patio
Michael Norpell, Rear Landscape


Second Stop - David Dunn's PS 212, Seven Lakes Country Club, 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Renovation - Almost a total gut. Some reconfiguration and demo. Almost new everything - kitchen, bathrooms, flooring throughout inside and out. David Dunn designed entire project and supplied all materials though his design showroom PS212 HOME in Palm Springs.
  • Builder: Bruce Clark
David Dunn
David Dunn
David Dunn

Staci Munic Interiors, new

Third Stop - Staci Munic's Little Tuscany, 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Completed project - Desert Mid Century Modern Meets Rock and Roll and the Old West This legendary guitarist fell head over heels for this property the moment he walked through the hefty ranch inspired gate. He desired to maintain the patina and charm of this character rich home. Melding classic mid century architecture with rock and roll and a nod to the old west, complete with a guitar shaped infinity pool, this home is sure to delight and surprise you. We had a blast working on this project! Just completed this past summer, professional photography is scheduled for this spring.
  • GC: PSI General Contractor
  • Architect: Mark Daniels
  • Interior Design: Staci Munic interiors

Staci Munic, construction
Staci Munic, bath tub
Staci Munic, Cabinets
Staci Munic, swimming pool

Staci Munic Interiors

Fourth Stop – Staci Munic's Tennis Club Bungalow, 6:00 pm - 6:45

Tennis Club Bungalow—Staci’s Munic's Desert Dream Pad
Community:  Tennis Club Homes
Designer/Home Owner:  Staci Munic, Staci Munic Interiors

Staci Munic Interiors condo located in Palm Springs, CA, is one of five condos featured in the Modernism Week home tour in the Hidden Cody Tennis Club Homes. Built in the mid-1960s, the hidden Cody Tennis Club Villas are made up of thirteen midcentury original homes included a model home decorated by Arthur Elrod.William Cody’s residential projects illustrated the simplicity of form, natural light, and large windows displaying a smooth connection between interior and exterior. My intention was to remain authentic to Cody’s design, while simultaneously creating a modern home in which to live comfortably, casually, and luxuriously 50 years after it was built. The condo was remodeled in the 80’s, and I took it to the studs this past year. I am so excited to share this with’s a personal glimpse into not only how I design, but how I live..... Love hard. Live Easy. Work Earnestly. Play effortlessly.
  • GC: PSI General Contractor
  • Lighting Designer: Kiersten Hoiland, Hoiland Designs
  • Architect: Mark Daniels
  • Interior Design: Staci Munic interiors



Monogram Chef Demo, Cocktails, Lite Bites and Networking

Hosted by Staci Munic

Linger and mingle at the Tennis Club Bungalow after Staci's tour to enjoy a Chef Demonstration by Monogram along with cocktails and new people to meet.
Chef Demonstration

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Modernism Week, Palm Springs
Cocktail Parties and Double-Decker Bus Tours Sell-Out Fast!

Monday, February 17, 2020
Various locations. Details with stop addresses emailed to registered attendees only 1 day prior to e
Palm Springs, CA  
Additional Info:
Wendy Cohen
PHS Hard-Hat Tours
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee