Sunday, November 23, 2008

Twin Palms, Twin Palms

If you are a serious American modernism fan ... get a load of Sinatra's Palm Springs pad commissioned in 1947 and designed by E Stuart Williams. Sinatra is essentially credited with putting Palm Springs on the map with his sexed up and alcoholic ways ... all played out in "Twin Palms".

It has recently been refurbished by an American executive who, as an alternate to the often favoured minimalism, brilliantly adhered to the style of the times: think chintz and shag pile.

Unbelievably, "Twin Palms" can be rented. Go to

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