Creating artisanal ice for large-scale events, private clients and parties in Los Angeles is a continuation of Leslie Kirchhoff’s career as an artist, DJ and photographer for high-end magazines like Vogue.

Feeling stifled and less than creative in her day-to-day work at magazine shoots, she hit upon the idea of ice cubes as works of art – albeit not permanent ones.

Book cover

“Disco Cube Cocktails: 100+ Innovative Recipes For Artful Ice and Drinks” by Leslie Kirchhoff.

Herbal spears

Herbal Spears are featured in "Disco Cube Cocktails: 100+ Innovative Recipes For Artful Ice and Drinks."

Hot Sauce Shatter

Hot Sauce Shatter is featured in "Disco Cube Cocktails: 100+ Innovative Recipes For Artful Ice and Drinks."

Holiday Punch

Holiday Punch with Rosemary Wreath is featured in “Disco Cube Cocktails: 100+ Innovative Recipes For Artful Ice and Drinks.”

Dr. Dragon

Dr. Dragon with Radish Cubes is featured in "Disco Cube Cocktails: 100+ Innovative Recipes For Artful Ice and Drinks."

Soul Makossa

Soul Makossa with Tangerine Turmeric Cubes is featured in “Disco Cube Cocktails: 100+ Innovative Recipes For Artful Ice and Drinks.”

Jane Ammeson can be contacted via email at janeammeson@gmail.com or by writing to Focus, The Herald-Palladium, P.O. Box 128, St. Joseph, MI 49085.