Calvados is a spirit with three primary appellations, certainly one of which is made predominantly by the distillation of pears. In doing analysis on this French spirit, Oleg Zaharevich created SANQUER, a fictive calvados model. Utilizing CGI, he developed the model id, inserting explicit element on the bottle’s form, in addition to labeling. In an effort to mirror the spirit’s primary ingredient, he created a pear formed bottle with an elongated neck and rotund physique. Digitally utilizing gold foil, he elegantly designed the label with a mixture of nice strains and circles. A minimalist, slim French flag emblem is included with a purpose to additional emphasize the fictional model’s historical past and tradition.
The concept of this idea got here into my thoughts throughout the examine of calvados manufacturing historical past. One among its varieties is usually made out of pears. This challenge is an experiment in making a bottle form that visually displays this characteristic.
The search yielded quite a few shapes: an natural, pure pear silhouette, French classic fragrance vials from across the late nineteenth or early twentieth century, and a basic high-neck calvados bottle.
The peculiarity of this form is the excessive distinction between the bottleneck and the primary a part of the bottle, the hemisphere. The embossing strains that diverge in direction of the middle of the bottle lend a particular classic look to its exterior picture. The strains visually emphasize the general form of the bottle and the peak of the neck, complicating the picture and creating extra refractions within the glass.
The 2-component, steel plug has a faceted form that rhymes with the embossed strains and visually extends them. The debossed prime of the plug bears the monogram “AS” from the primary letters of the title André Sanquer — a fictional character, the founding father of the household distillery, whose surname fashioned the idea of the trademark.
The skinny a part of the bottleneck is supported by a small ornamental label that solves the color coding drawback.
The primary label utterly encircles the underside of the bottle. The supplies—beige, textured paper and gold, sizzling foil stamping—create a strict however neat, delicate, pastel picture.
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