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Mid-Century Folded Roof House Mug

Product Number:
7133346
$19.99
$15.99 Member Price
In stock

Surprise! While there was an explosion of artistry, architecture happening in the Detroit area with well know artistic greats like Eliel and Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, we offer you a selection of Mid Century Modern home décor inspired by Palm Springs, California living. Palms Springs was known for its celebrity lifestyle of pools and parties. Cocktails at the golf course and a six pack on the patio. Hollywood’s legendary, with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Lucille Ball, Clark Gable, Errol Flynn, Walt Disney--along with hundreds more high- profile actors, film executives, artists, photographers, musicians, writers, composers (and more) were living in this exclusive playground getaway-- a modern oasis with 354 days of fun in the sun. Revive this era at your home, set the stage by adding this colorful Mid Century Modern piece to your home décor.

In the early 1960s, for the developers George and Robert Alexander, Donald Wexler and his engineer, Perlin, designed a neighborhood of 38 flat- or folded-roofed all-steel homes at the edge of Palm Springs. Seven were built until the price of steel soared and those seven remain. The design is timeless modern. Simple lines of these homes lend themselves as beautiful artwork.

  • Ceramic mug,11oz.
  • C-handle
  • Screen printed in the USA