Sunnylands: America?s Midcentury Masterpiece

byJanice LyleForeword byMichael S. Smith

November 15, 2016|
Sunnylands: America?s Midcentury Masterpiece by Janice Lyle
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With its pastel green and yellow interior, its dazzling collection of Impressionist paintings, and long, low sofas that look like vintage Cadillac convertibles, Sunnylands was a Versailles for the Space Age. In Palm Springs, the mecca of midcentury modern architecture, this immaculately preserved estate is considered the undisputed masterpiece, envisioned by A. Quincy Jones, one of California’s most important architects, and furnished by California’s great decorator-to-the-stars, William Haines. Built by media moguls, art collectors, and diplomats Walter and Leonore Annenberg, Sunnylands became a seat of power where politicians, movie stars, and corporate leaders could meet, relax, reflect, make deals, and run the world—all with nobody watching. For four decades, an invitation to New Year’s Eve at Sunnylands was the ultimate social prize. Exquisitely illustrated, Sunnylands is a must-have for every fan of midcentury design.
Janice Lyle, the Director of Sunnylands Center & Gardens, has been at the estate since 2008.Michael S. Smith is an American interior designer responsible for the 2010 makeover of the Oval Office and the private quarters of the Obamas.Mark Davidson photographs for the Smithsonian, Getty Museum, and Hammer Museum.
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Title:Sunnylands: America?s Midcentury Masterpiece
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:240 pages, 12.25 X 10.25 X 1.25 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 12.25 X 10.25 X 1.25 in
Published:November 15, 2016
Publisher:Harry N. Abrams
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780865653313

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