Among one of the most recognizable names in the world of design, Alexa Hampton will grace the audience at the upcoming Near & Far Aid Designer House Tour Breakfast with her creative insights, passion and stunning aesthetic.
The breakfast, which is a prelude to Near & Far Aid’s celebrated Designer House Tour, will take place on May 8th at the Patterson Club from 9 AM to 10:30 AM, and tickets are $75.
Alexa Hampton is the President and head designer of Mark Hampton LLC, a firm founded by her father in 1976. During his tenure at the helm of the firm, Mark Hampton was designated by journalists as an ‘Icon of American Design’ and was posthumously celebrated by Architectural Digest in 2010 as one of ‘The World’s Twenty Greatest Designers of All Time.’ Similarly, Alexa Hampton has become a designer superstar in her right since she took over the ownership and design leadership of the world famous firm in 1998.
Over the years, Hampton’s work has been featured in many national and regional shelter and design magazines. She designs with a distinctly European flavor, expertly portraying subtlety and warmth as well as integrating classical and contemporary elements. This month’s Architectural Digest, features Hampton’s own newly renovated New York City family apartment, decorated with rich colors and lively patterns.
Vanessa Dembrowski, Jennifer Agne and Elizabeth Emmott of Fairfield are the co-chairs of the Designer Breakfast. “We are thrilled to have such an icon of the design world speak at our event” said Dembrowski. “Known for her mixture of historical elements, classic pieces and modern styling, Hampton has enriched and innovated the language of interior design, earning all her recognition.”
Hampton is also the author of two critically praised books: The Language of Interior Design, and Decorating in Detail. She will be available for a book signing of her recent book, Decorating in Detail, after the presentation.
Purchase tickets at www.nearandfaraid.org