The functional mid-century modern shapes and colours that have become synonymous with Palm Springs, California run parallel with Lightly’s view of timeless design and utilitarian beauty.
The Elrod House by John Lautner, 1968. Palm Springs USA. An example of Lautner’s “Free Architecture” designs, where architecture and nature are combined.
Millard House/La Miniatura by Frank Lloyd Wright, 1923. Pasadena, USA. The first of his four “textile block” houses, Frank Lloyd Wright sought to bring beauty to the simple, utilitarian concrete block.
Kaufmann House by Richard Neutra, 1947. Palm Springs, USA. Simply designed, each wing of the house has a specific function and the architecture is balanced by outdoor features–bringing the natural and built environment together.