2018 Home Design Trends –
What to Ditch and What to Look for
OUT – Chevron Patterns and Gray
Time to ditch the Chevron pattern that we’ve seen everywhere from wallpaper to lampshades. Muted gray and white is on the way out, making way for color.
IN – Color
Warm rich color is making its way onto walls, moldings, and furniture in a big way. Peacock Blues and Greens, Burnt Orange, and even pops of “Gen Z Yellow”
OUT – White Kitchens and Large Range Hoods
All white Kitchens are still popular, however, black, two tone cabinets, and wood tone cabinets are the trend for 2018 with Quartz counters.
IN – Warm Woods and Integrated Range Hoods
OUT – White on White Everything
Monochromatic white on white interiors are giving way to more realistic lifestyles that include kids and dogs. Look for rich warm colors to show up in 2018.
IN – Warm Color
OUT – Farmhouse Style
The Farmhouse look has been in style for about 4 years. 2018 Style trends are moving toward minimal design.
IN – Warm and Minimal
The Palm Springs International Film Festival is one of the largest film festivals in North America, welcoming over 135,000 attendees each year for its lineup of new and celebrated international features and documentaries. The Festival is also known for its annual Film Awards Gala, honoring the best achievements of the year in film by a celebrated list of talents. Produced by the Palm Springs International Film Society, the Festival offers 14 days of events and film screenings featuring over 180 films. Venues include Palm Springs and Cathedral City.
PARTIAL LIST OF EVENTS
January 2, The Palm Springs International Film Festival rolls out the Red Carpet to welcome Hollywood’s hottest industry players and A-list celebrities for the Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center. The Awards Gala is the Film Festivals showpiece event that kicks off the Festival each year with a dazzling celebration of old-school Hollywood star power, glamour, and talent. Grab a ticket for the event, or star gaze as top celebrities walk the red carpet.
January 4, The Post at Palm Springs High School. Steven Spielberg’s rousing, knuckle-biting account of the publication of the Pentagon Papers, Meryl Streep stars as Washington Post publisher Katherine Graham and Tom Hanks as editor Ben Bradlee, as they take on the might of Nixon’s White House.
DINNER AND A MOVIE
January 8, catch Constructing Albert, a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the life and ambition of a restaurateur, following Chef Albert Adrià as he puts his past with famed restaurant elBulli behind him and embarks on a new culinary adventure. Then join us at Bontá in Cathedral City, where Chef Hector Salvatierra of Bonta’ serves up an eclectic mix of Mediterranean, European and Argentinian dishes.
Film Screening begins at 4:00 pm at the Mary Pickford Theater followed by dinner.
Bontá is located in the same complex as theater
January 10, The Cakemaker, a story of a gifted pastry chef and the aftermath of his passionate, closeted affair with a married man. The chic and swanky Eight4Nine Restaurant and Lounge, the Uptown Design District’s Hot Spot is the featured Dinner and a Movie restaurant. This year they matchup with
Wednesday’s screening will be followed by dinner at Palm Springs’ chic and swanky Eight4Nine Restaurant and Lounge, the Uptown Design District’s hot spot. Eight4Nine’s very own pastry chef Albert Gonzalez has created an eclectic and colorful menu
Film Screening begins at 4:30 pm @ Camelot followed by dinner.
Eight4Nine is a short drive from the theater
January 14, The Last Movie Star at Palm Springs High School.
An invitation from a film festival affords an elderly movie star a trip down memory lane that stirs his long-dormant heart. An octogenarian Burt Reynolds shares scenes with his ’70s-era self and delivers a resonant performance in this poignant, often funny drama.
After attending the Palm Springs International Film Festival, check out this Little Tuscany Hacienda located in the heart of the Action in Palm Springs. Enter the gates into your own PRIVATE COMPOUND set on over 1/2 acre with Dramatic MOUNTAIN VIEWS that you can almost reach out and touch.
This exceptional property features over 2,200 SF, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths & has recently had an EXTENSIVE RENOVATION including all new Kitchen and Baths. Enjoy the Old World Charm of Palm Springs with state of the art conveniences including new ENERGY EFFICIENT windows & doors, CHEF’S KITCHEN with a full suite of VIKING stainless appliances, QUARTZ counters & Custom Cabinets with lighting. Each bath has been remodeled with stone showers, frame-less glass, QUARTZ, Custom Cabinets.
You’ve got lots of flexibility here; the property is zoned multi-family & can be used as one LARGE HOME with GUEST HOUSE, or locked off as TWO SEPARATE UNITS so you can live in 1 and rent the 2nd out for extra income. You can also build an additional home for more income potential. What a GREAT LOCATION, minutes from the Village in Palm Springs.