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Designer Marc Ware puts his modern estate in Palm Springs up for sale

Clothing designer and entrepreneur Marc Ware has listed his estate in Palm Springs for sale at $8.95 million.

Clothing designer and entrepreneur Marc Ware has listed his estate in Palm Springs for sale at $8.95 million.

(David Blank)

Beverly Hills entrepreneur and designer Marc Ware, founder of the sportswear company Hot Cotton, has put his modern estate in Palm Springs on the market for $8.95 million.

Designed by Don Boss, a former associate of modernist architect A. Quincy Jones, the dramatic residence is distinguished by an over-arching elemental aesthetic: Walls of floor-to-ceiling glass bring the native landscapes, palms and gardens by landscape architect Steve Martino inside. Seven negative-edge swimming pools surround the home, creating the illusion of floating on water.

A formal entry, living, dining rooms and family rooms, chef’s and catering kitchens and a den are within the 8,060 square feet of open-plan space. The “spine,” a long hallway adorned with floating fiberglass light fixtures, invites light while dividing the interiors.

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The master suite has a fireplace, dual vanities and a steam shower. Two guest suites, each with private patios and mountain views, reside in a separate wing for a total of five bedrooms and six bathrooms.

Outdoors, a mix of fire elements, sculptural light fixtures and the surrounding pools make up 1.5 acres of resort-like grounds. A large shade structure, a 9-foot outdoor fireplace and a lighted tennis court and amphitheater round out the desert setting.

TTK Represents, HK Lane — Christie’s International Real Estate, holds the listing.

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