Monday, February 21, 2011

(My) Designer Hall Of Fame - Alexa Hampton

In case you missed it, I am giving away a copy of the amazing Alexa Hampton's book The Language of Interiors to one lucky reader. Basically, all you need to do to get a chance to win is add yourself as a follower and leave a comment on your favorite past post! Details here.

Alexa's father, Mark Hampton, was an amazing designer himself - working for the likes of clients such as George and Barbara Bush  and Estee Lauder. When he died, in 1998, Alexa took over Mark Hampton LLC and has carried on her father's signature style of the hard-to-achieve, sophisticated yet inviting space. In addition to her interiors. her Midas touch can be found at:

Hickory Chair
The Regan Chair

Visual Comfort Lights

Kate Table Lamp in Polished Nickel

 and Stark Carpet

Hand knotted Wool and Silk Rug

 (all this and three children too!). Now, I'll stop "talking" and just let you enjoy some of her interiors:


<b>A MIX OF PRINTS</b> | A more subtle curtain gives these leopard-print stools some impact in the living room of a New Jersey home.<br><br><small>Photo by Scott Frances</small>


So, want to see more? Sign up as a follower, leave a comment on a past post and get a chance to win the book!

Have a great day!

1 comment:

  1. I just became a follower! Alexa is very talented and I champion her design sensibilities. What a great giveaway...huge fan of books!


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