Timed to the start of Palm Springs Modernism Week, furnishings retailer Design Within Reach will open its first Annex on the West Coast, with overstock furniture, customer returns, floor samples and discontinued lines offered at 20% to 75% off. The new Annex, part of a DWR store opening Friday, will have pieces such as a David Trubridge-designed, 5-foot-long Koura pendant made from pine plywood and stainless-steel rivets; it's marked down to $1,875 from $7,500. For palm fanciers, the indoor-outdoor Gratia collection of metal and fiberglass planters (shown here), regularly $580 to $675, will be reduced by 20%. 800 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs; (760) 322-8750; www.dwr.com.
-- David A. Keeps