The art Mar­tyn has col­lected for the space— with mas­ter­pieces by Andy Warhol, Keith Har­ing, Roy Licht­en­stein, Richard Serra, and Jean­michel Basquiat—are of the pe­riod

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with an in­door fire pit, this place was far too unique to pass up. In a com­plete state of emo­tional bliss, the cou­ple bid on the house af­ter only view­ing it once—and they didn’t see it again un­til the day they re­ceived the keys.

Orig­i­nally built in 1964, this house was once home to sev­eral Hol­ly­wood leg­ends, in­clud­ing Roger Moore and Hugh Hefner dur­ing the 1970s. Sit­u­ated in an area known as the Movie Colony in old Palm Springs, its il­lus­tri­ous list of neigh­bours has in­cluded Frank Si­na­tra, Tony Cur­tis, Elvis Pres­ley, El­iz­a­beth Tay­lor, and Lib­er­ace, to name a hand­ful—all with homes de­signed by ar­chi­tec­tural icons such as Richard Neu­tra and John Laut­ner. Sur­rounded with so much in­spi­ra­tion, Mar­tyn felt there was only one di­rec­tion for the de­sign aes­thetic of the house. "The colours are bright and rem­i­nis­cent of Palm Springs style in the 1960s and 70s, which is high­lighted by my col­lec­tion of vin­tage fur­ni­ture from that pe­riod," he says.

Even the art Mar­tyn has col­lected for the space—with mas­ter­pieces by Andy Warhol, Keith Har­ing, Roy Licht­en­stein, Richard Serra, and Jean-michel Basquiat— are of the pe­riod, jux­ta­posed with works by Damien Hirst and mod­ern pho­tog­ra­phy to give it a cu­rated but fun twist to the

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