chromatose
[krom-uh-tohs]

adjective

1. a state of gleeful overwhelm by color
2. affected with or characterized by chroma

Ok I may have just totally made that word up, but still, consider us here at STRUKTR seriously chromatose because we're in awe of the The Saguaro's fresh coat of color. The insta-famous modernist, Palm Springs landmark hotel is looking more spectacular than ever thanks to a fresh paint job just completed this fall. Get the best views of its bright new look from the hotel's fire pits, or while playing a poolside game of the Saguaro's signature giant Jenga.

 Image Credit:  Saguaro Palm Springs

Image Credit: Saguaro Palm Springs

What Are The Sagauro's Signature Colors?

The fresh coat of pure eye-popping color completely renews the hotel's signature color palette which was inspired by 14 desert wildflowers and plants; all of which are native to the Colorado Desert of California’s Coachella Valley. I've kind of got a thing for historic architecture so the fact that the hotel once again looks as it was envisioned by its original architects, Peter Stamberg and Paul Aferiat, is very cool. "When we were commissioned to design the Saguaro, it seemed only natural to use the colors of the desert, the indigenous wildflowers that bloom every year, to bring joy of color back to Palm Springs,” said Stamberg. Our friends, the color experts at Dunn-Edwards Paints, partnered with the Saguaro, enabling the hotel to match the original hues.

 Image Credit:  STRUKTR Studios

Image Credit: STRUKTR Studios

 Saguaro's famous pink wall, as seen from the new Sago Terrace. Image Credit:  STRUKTR Studios

Saguaro's famous pink wall, as seen from the new Sago Terrace. Image Credit: STRUKTR Studios

A Year of Refresh At The Saguaro

The color refresh completes a year of renewal for the hotel property. In fact, the Saguaro's also completed extensive updates to its social spaces and meeting areas, which includes the addition of the Sago Terrace that overlooks the hotel’s courtyard and swimming pool. The terrace is a pretty awesome space - it's where we cooled down with a with a custom craft cocktail after biking our way through Modernism Week's Door Tour

Want to add a dose of Palm Springs cool into your life? We've got all 14 of the Saguaro's signature new hues below! 

Saguaro Dunn-Edwards Color Palette

Love the colorful Saguaro as much as we do? Be sure to reserve you tickets to CHROMOPHOBIA: Desert Edition on February 17, 2018 at Modernism Week 2018. The hotel's architects will be joined by Dunn-Edwards color expert Sara McLean and Instagram inlfuencer Matt Crump to discuss the color through the ages. Tickets and more info here.

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