Array Magazine - Spring 2016

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Styleradar As the weather heats up, your parties should too. Tabletop highlights curated by world-famous designer Alexa Hampton and delicious seasonal cocktails created by master mixologist Jasper Soffer will raise the barometer on your springtime festivities. We'll drink to that!

By Katie Doyle

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AlexA hAmpton markhampton.com President of Mark Hampton LLC, designer Alexa Hampton has completed a wide range of designs for domestic and international projects. A perennial member of Architectural Digest’s AD100, House Beautiful’s Top Designer list, and a member of Elle Decor’s A-list, Hampton’s work is both classic and eclectic.

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A l e X A’ S P i C K S 1. Mysterious italian ice Bucket in Brass 1stdibs.com, $1,450 “I call this brass faux bois ice bucket the coolest ice bucket, bar none (wink wink). I like that the form is more sculptural and decorative than utilitarian.” 2. Maitland-Smith Faux Shagreen leather Tray hickorychair.com, $219 “Trays are the work horse (besides my husband Pavlos) in a bar set up. They make for easy clean up at the end of the night.”

4. georges Briard Name Your Poison glasses 1stdibs.com, $750 “These Georges Briard glasses shrug the formality that often surrounds entertaining. They remind us that we are all there to have a good time.”

3. global Views ice Tongs

5. Art Deco Silver Plated Cocktail Shaker 1stdibs.com, $2,770 “I am a huge James Bond fan, so naturally, I have an affinity for cocktail shakers—martinis should be shaken, not stirred. I enjoy the architectural nature of this deco form and the sparkle that silver brings to a bar setting.”

globalviews.com, $19 “These Ice Tongs from Global Views will complement my deco shaker. This piece combines utility with good design.”

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