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Modernist mirage: Farrow & Ball and Christopher Kennedy brighten up Palm Springs

BY TOM HOWELLS for Wallpaper* British paint brand Farrow & Ball is synonymous with a certain kind of muted, Regency-chic drawing-room aesthetic (and very refined it is too). But for Palm Springs’ Modernism Week, the company has teamed up with California-born designer Christopher Kennedy and modern furniture dealer Converso to create an interiors display channelling the

Converso’s new LA showroom is a treasure trove of rare modern design

BY ALEXANDRA PECHMAN for Wallpaper* While decorating his famed Glass House in the 1950s, architect Philip Johnson removed a candelabra from the sitting area to make way for a less intrusive piece. Only, it didn’t yet exist. In collaboration with Richard Kelly, he designed a tripod floor lamp, one of the few pieces of furniture Johnson ever