Mid Mod Then & Now

Mid Mod Then & Now

5 Episodes

Palm Springs is known as a hotbed of midcentury design -- and many of its most iconic homes are still intact -- sixties glamour and all. In Mid-Mod, step back in time with midcentury design guru Christopher Kennedy and master of modern style Kelli Ellis as the duo tours some of the area's most jaw-dropping spaces. While Christopher points out the era's signature styles, Kelli's sharing just how much these bygone looks continue to influence today's homes. Can the pair prove that everything old is new again?

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Mid Mod Then & Now
  • An A-lister's Bright Lights, Bold Color

    Episode 1

    The first stop for hosts Kelli and Christopher's Palm Springs design tour? The home of famed actor and Dragnet star Jack Webb, who used the spot as an escape from the hustle & bustle of Hollywood. It's packed with iconic elements of midcentury style, but Kelli and Christopher have their eyes on a...

  • A Music Man's Sixties Glam

    Episode 2

    Kelli and Christopher head to the swanky Old Las Palmas neighborhood to tour a home that pushes the boundaries of midcentury design with its over-the-top style ... a look that makes perfect sense when Christopher reveals that the home was once owned by famously flamboyant pianist Liberace. Watch ...

  • A Music Man's Sixties Glam, Part 2

    Episode 3

    Back in Las Palmas, Kelli and Christopher continue their tour of the Liberace mansion, where they're exploring some of the era's driving design mindsets: a love of entertaining and a newfound commitment to indoor-outdoor living. Tune in to see how these social-life shifts influenced the biggest s...

  • Design Star-Studded Midcentury Style

    Episode 4

    Over in Palm Springs' Indian Canyons neighborhood, Kelli and Christopher are visiting a true showpiece of modernist design -- and a home they both know well. The space was formerly the site of The Christopher Kennedy Compound, a showhouse decked out by top designers (including Kelli!) during Mode...

  • Design Star-Studded Midcentury Style, Part 2

    Episode 5

    In the final episode of Mid Mod, Kelli and Christopher continue their tour of the Christopher Kennedy compound, stopping to admire standouts of sixties design, including a chair silhouette that's even more popular today, a color pairing that still manages to feel fresh, and a sought-after indoor-...