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Season 1, Episode 2

A Music Man's Sixties Glam

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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 as the duo relates the home's vintage flair to decorating ideas and contemporary pieces suited for today.

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Mid Mod Then & Now

About the Series

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... More

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