Internationally known interior designer Anouska Hempel hosted a cocktail party and book signing at NYC’s Christies, Monday evening.
Ms. Hempel Lady Weinberg, as she is known, is a renaissance woman specializing in architecture, furniture, landscape, graphics and even fashion design. Interestingly, Ms. Hempel, is also former international film star and television actress in the ’60s and ’70s. She was born in New Zealand but moved to London in 1962.
Christies, was an apt gathering spot, with a guest list featuring the who’s-wthe ho of culture, art and design worlds. In attendance was decorator Tom Scheerer, jewelry designer Roberto Faraone Mennella, and fashion designer Chiara Boni
The book is published by Rizzoli and the author, Marcus Binney writes: There has never been a designer quite like Anouska Hempel. With the sheer creativity of her work, its originality, its awe-inspiring ambition – and its lasting influence – few contemporary designers approach her importance. This book is a first: it is both a breathtaking exploration of her achievement; and an authoritative insight into how this entirely original designer works.
” Anoushka Hempel” by Marcus Binney