As countries around the world mark 100 years of a design icon – the legendary Coca-Cola bottle – some special commemorations are taking place in the birthplace of the package's original designer, Alexander Samuelsson. Fans in Sweden can visit a new exhibition at the National Museum of
Little did I expect when we met such violent resistance on the Edmund Pettus Bridge 50 years ago that I would someday return to Selma, Alabama, to introduce the President of the United States. President Barack Obama joined the nation this month in commemorating the anniversary of the sacrifice and
A traveling art exhibition titled “The Coca-Cola Bottle Art Tour: Inspiring Pop Culture for 100 Years,” will take consumers on a unique, multi-sensory journey celebrating the bottle's muse-like role. The exhibition, which will visit more than 15 countries and travel 62,000 miles throughout
“If we are fortunate in our lives, we get to know one or a very few great people,” John Sicher, editor and publisher of Beverage Digest, wrote on Feb. 24. “Don Keough was a great man.” Keough had passed away just a few hours earlier at the age of 88. In the days that followed, Sicher and
Assouline, the production house behind elegant photo books commemorating Coke's 125th anniversary and the brand's indelible mark on the worlds of film, music and sports, will soon release a vibrant collection of images and art celebrating the Coca-Cola bottle not only as an icon of design, but
1915 To thwart the efforts of copycats, the now-famous contour bottle for Coca-Cola was patented in 1915 by the Root Glass Company in Terre Haute, Indiana. Until the development of the contour bottle – so distinctive it could be recognized in the dark or lying broken on the ground – Coca-Cola
I still remember, as a young boy on holiday, being rewarded with an icy Coca-Cola in a curved glass bottle. For me, the sense memory of that cold Coke in my hand is indelibly linked to long summer days, warm sunshine and the crazy, irrepressible joy of our family trips. A chilled bottle of
One of the most famous shapes in the world is the iconic contour fluted lines of the Coca-Cola bottle. Renowned as a design classic and described by noted industrial designer, Raymond Loewy as the “perfect liquid wrapper,” the bottle has been celebrated in art, music and advertising. When Andy
An animation of the Coca-Cola bottle cap as the beating heart of the bottle featuring the original song by Francesco Yates for the 2015 Coca-Cola bottle anniversary campaign titled “Nobody...
Viewers are treated to a surf ride along the rolling, wavy, contour surface of a Coca-Cola bottle.