Design Mix: Bars, Cocktails and Style

Design Mix: Bars, Cocktails and Style

by Howard Watson
     
 

Cocktails evoke glamour – whether it is James Bond ordering a Martini ‘shaken not stirred’ or Sarah Jessica Parker and her friends in ‘Sex in the City’ sensuously sipping Cosmopolitans. The Design Mix – Bars, Cocktails & Style brilliantly captures the sophisticated, alluring world of today’s international bar scene.

Overview

Cocktails evoke glamour – whether it is James Bond ordering a Martini ‘shaken not stirred’ or Sarah Jessica Parker and her friends in ‘Sex in the City’ sensuously sipping Cosmopolitans. The Design Mix – Bars, Cocktails & Style brilliantly captures the sophisticated, alluring world of today’s international bar scene. As well as profiling over 25 of the top bar and restaurant interiors, this lavishly illustrated book sheds light on the inspiration behind their cutting-edge designs. Alluding to the cocktail’s wider cultural connotations with the inclusion of film stills and posters, it also features many classic recipes as well as new creations by renowned mixologist Jamie Walker. With over 200 photos, this richly atmospheric book offers readers fascinating insights into the exclusive world of cocktail culture.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"...a nice idea this one....we like this...bring us another , Waiter!" (IDFX, April 2006)

"...fast and fickle world of bar design..." (FX Magazine, August 2006)

"...lavishly illustrated book...a must have for lovers of food, design and drink." (Conde Nast Traveller, September 2006)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470026335
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/18/2006
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
8.13(w) x 7.93(h) x 0.54(d)

Meet the Author

Howard Watson is the author of Bar Style and Hotel Revolution by Wiley-Academy. He gained a degree at the University of York and a postgraduate diploma in publishing before becoming an editor and writer specialising in the arts, lifestyle and culture. He has contributed to many publications, including the Independent and Architectural Design, and edited a wide range of titles on architecture, art and theatre.

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