Sunset just officially announced that it would be building its 2017 Idea House in Palm Springs. o2 Architecture is designing the home and 30 Collins is designing the interiors. The home opens for tours in October and will include special programming during Palm Springs Modernism Week’s Fall Preview.

Time Inc.’s Sunset, the leading lifestyle brand in the West, announced today that it will build its 2017 Idea House in the Chino Canyon neighborhood of Palm Springs. The home will be built by Palm Springs-based Better Built Inc. and designed by award-winning o2 Architecture. LA-based 30 Collins will work closely with Sunset’s editors to bring the home’s interiors to life.

Sunset’s expert design and construction team will create the ultimate Palm Springs residence that embodies the indoor-outdoor lifestyle that Sunset is best known for. The 3,750 square-foot 4-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom modernist home will be nestled into the surrounding desert hillside and will feature a soft and sophisticated palette and warm, natural materials and finishes. Elements of glamor and subtle luxury nod to Palm Springs’ history as Hollywood’s playground. The latest in smart home technologies will be integrated both inside and out the home.

“Palm Springs is home to many of the West’s most iconic Midcentury Modern architectural masterpieces and has long been a mecca for superior home design,” said Irene Edwards, Sunset Editor-in-Chief. “With the 2017 Palm Springs Idea House, we’re creating a modernist gem. We hope design lovers will visit the Idea House this fall while taking advantage of all the nightlife, culture and outdoor adventure Palm Springs has to offer.”

The 2017 Idea House, which will be featured in the November 2017 issue of Sunset magazine, will open to the public for eight weeks, Fridays through Sundays from October 6 until November 26. Additionally, the Palm Springs Idea House will be open for tours and special programming during the Modernism Week Fall Preview, October 20-22.

Since 1998, Sunset has built Idea Houses and Dream Remodels throughout the West that bring the brand to life and showcase the latest innovations in architecture, construction, design, and sustainable building and gardening practices.

Sponsors of the Sunset Idea House include, AZEK Building Products, Belgard, DXV American Standard, James Hardie, Lamps Plus and Western Window Systems.

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