Designer: Ivan Venkov
Project Type: Concept
Location: Bratislava, Slovakia
Packaging Contents: Whisky
Packaging Substrate / Materials: Crystal glass
Printing/ Manufacturing Process: Crystal glass semi-automatic casting process, polishing of crystal glass in acid, cutting of the geometric facets, hand plating of glass in gold
Luxury whisky bottle design for Connoisseur Group / Achievement Cigar Company is a modified original Supreme Cognac Bouteille design by Ivan Venkov. The crystal glass bottle will enter production in the glass-works Rogaska in Slovenia in 2018. Volume of the bottle will be 1 liter and whisky will be in the range of 60 – 70 years old. Whisky will be sold to private clients of ACC / Connoisseur Group in China.
The aim is to produce the ultimate and most complex bottle ever created for the luxury spirits market.
Combination of complex processes, starting from semi-automatic glass casting to manual cutting of glass and application of metal coating onto glass. After creating the basic shape of the glass bottle in a blank mold, the cast intermediate shape will be inserted into a three piece mold where it will achieve the final shape. The glass will be then left to cool off and later polished in acid where it will gain its crystal shine. Manually cut facets on three ridges will provide further visual intricacy and the bottle will be finished with hand applied golden in several layers.