Mad Men brought us back to the early days when gentlemen had their own bar in the office. That is a bit extreme and we shall not encourage drinking at work or drinking with no moderation.
But having a nice stocked bar at home adds a bit of glamour and sophistication to our daily lives. That is why Hunt for Design has selected a few items that would help you create a perfect socialising spot in your house. It is also an excuse to find the right gift.
The first step is to allocate an old piece of furniture or side table as your bar, or you could go all the way with this magnificent Jonathan Adler piece:
The ultimate element of a cool bar is the glasses where you serve your drinks. You will need to have at least some cocktail, wine and champagne glasses:
They are also very important for serving nicely your Scotch. I like tumblers for mixers as well, so you can serve G&Ts or any other combination in one of these:
Bottles and decanters:
There is nothing more sophisticated than pouring an aged Scotch from a beautiful crystal bottle. Remember that luxury is about the little details and sometimes a rather cheap whisky tastes more expensive when served like a gentleman.
Ice bucket and coolers:
The cocktail shaker:
This is the must have if you want to impress your guests with an exotic drink.
Other cool things you should consider: