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Kirsten, Sven: Palm Springs Tiki

Polynesia in the Desert

Through myriad captivating objects, historic photographs, vintage postcards, colorful architectural renderings, and other ephemera, Sven Kirsten's and Peter Moruzzi's Palm Springs Tiki shows readers the many imaginative concepts that proprietors developed in creating a tropical paradise in the California desert. This book is a brightly colored gem full of historical information for both lovers of tiki and midcentury Palm Springs.


Autor Kirsten, Sven
Einband Fester Einband
Erscheinungsjahr 2024
Seitenangabe 208 S.
Meldetext Noch nicht erschienen, September 2024
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse 27 g
Verlag Gibbs Smith

Through myriad captivating objects, historic photographs, vintage postcards, colorful architectural renderings, and other ephemera, Sven Kirsten's and Peter Moruzzi's Palm Springs Tiki shows readers the many imaginative concepts that proprietors developed in creating a tropical paradise in the California desert. This book is a brightly colored gem full of historical information for both lovers of tiki and midcentury Palm Springs.


Fr. 46.90
Verfügbarkeit: Am Lager
ISBN: 978-1-4236-6603-5
Verfügbarkeit: Noch nicht erschienen, September 2024

Über den Autor Kirsten, Sven

Sven Kirsten, cinematographer, photographer, and author, has written five books about tiki style, how it relates to midcentury modernism, and America's historic love of Polynesia. He also curates tiki exhibitions, advises on new thematic restaurants, and designs tiki mugs. Originally from Hamburg, Germany, Kirsten now makes his home in Los Angeles.

Historian and author Peter Moruzzi is a long-time preservationist with a passion for midcentury modern architecture and design. Born in Massachusetts and raised in Hawaii, Moruzzi graduated from the University of California at Berkeley and later attended the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. In 1999, he was founding president of the Palm Springs Modern Committee. He has authored six pictorial history books published by Gibbs Smith covering Havana, Palm Springs, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas. Moruzzi lives in Palm Springs.

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