Palm Springs Life Magazine May 1999

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ON THE COVER — The residuals this jawa will get after the May Star Wars opening will make a dandy down payment on a desert property. Mid-life Barbie is happy to help him close escrow. "Home" built by architect deluxe Guy Dreier of Palm Desert. Barbie's executive threads courtesy Dollsville Dolls and Bearsville Bears, Palm Springs. Photo by Mike Lorrig, Winston West.


The Man Who Sold Star Wars
By Marc Pevers. Photograph by Ethan Kaminsky.
In the year before the blockbuster-of-all-time was released, there was much uncertainty over at Twentieth Century Fox studios. Would the public buy this child-like science fiction epic? Executive Pevers handled the merchandise licensing for Fox then and takes us back to a galaxy, long, long ago.

How To Make Your Home Irresistible to Buyers
By Susie Coelho. Photography by David Glomb.
Our new lifestyle columnist gives sure-fire tips on how to turn lookie-loos into purchasers.

Palm Springs Modern
By Adèle Cygelman. Photography by David Glomb.
In September, Rizzoli International will publish Palm Springs Modern, the definitive history of the desert's fabled mid-century modernism. See what the rest of the world will be raving about in six months from now. An exclusive excerpt.

The 1999 Palm Springs Life Guide to Desert Real Estate
By Hans and Mary Sue DuBach.
Presented by Fred Sands Desert Reality.
In a most thorough and accurate manner, Hans and Mary Sue accumulated the material in this package. It includes listings of every development, as always, but this year notice the addition of the retail and industrial information