The iconic Coke Cola “Contour” bottle design is 100 years old this year. On April 26, 1915, the Trustees of the Coca-Cola Bottling Association voted to spend up to $500 to develop a distinctive bottle for Coca-Cola. The Root Glass Company of Indiana the design team of C.J and William Root, shop Forman Alexander Samuelson, Earl Dean and Clyde Edwards were given a brief to develop a “bottle so distinct tha
Not from the industrial revolution as the name might infer. Industrial design as a profession has much closer links to the mass production and early development of consumer goods which followed the First World War.