The New Stuff

Kyoto champagne cooler

Designers craft Kyoto wine cooler for vintage Dom Pérignon


Kyoto champagne cooler

Wine aficionados will know a thing or two about the exalted vintage brand of Dom Pérignon champagne, named after the 17th century monk who was a key figure in development of champagne ingredients. And since New Year’s Eve is right around the corner, party hoppers and cultivated revelers might yet get a glance of this elegantly bottled liquor being served in high class clubs and joints. Of course, along with the bottle they might also have a gander at the exquisite Kyoto champagne cooler, which is directly inspired by the sophisticated essence of Dom Pérignon.

This cooler is the posh product of the collaborative effort between Australian designer Marc Newson and Seikado, a famous metal shop based in Kyoto since the early 19th century. Visually, the design emanates a sort of intentional austerity (seen from the unpolished facade) that gracefully merges with the refinement of the whole champagne scope. Perhaps this visual quotient has something to do with the traditional techniques of the 19th century that were applied in this case for the construction of the Kyoto cooler.

Coming to the structural part, the symmetrically shaped cooler is crafted from pewter, a metallic alloy of tin and other elements like copper, traditionally used in old churches for embellishments. Finally, the item also has two spout like components emerging from each side of its slightly bulbous, cylindrical form. According to the designers, these spouts are to be used as handles for carrying the bottle, as it remains chilled cozily in a bed of ice and water within the cooler.

Via: Marc-Newson

The following two tabs change content below.
A proud native of the beautiful steel township of Durgapur, West Bengal, Dattatreya’s fascination lies within a range of diverse matters. With a bachelor’s degree in architecture, he is quite fond of his hardcore strategy gamer as well as amateur historian tag. Of course, with over two years of blogging experience under his belt, he also likes to write about the latest updates on home based technology and gizmo oriented products.

Recently Published

KSafe Smart Safe
»

Reaching your goals is easier with KSafe smart safe

Busnelli Lady B Sofa by Franco Poli at Milan Furniture Fair 2015
»

Milan Furniture Fair 2015: Busnelli presents Lady B sofa by Franco Poli

Fuorisalone 2015 Staygreen ‘Colours’ furniture collection made from carton
»

Fuorisalone 2015: Staygreen ‘Colours’ furniture collection made from carton

Carre and Sagitta Chairs by Cizeta for Milan Furniture Fair 2015
»

Milan Furniture Fair 2015: Elegant ‘Carre and Sagitta’ chairs by Cizeta

Filo Furniture Collection by Michela and Paolo Baldessari
»

Fuorisalone 2015: Filo furniture collection by Baldessari brothers

Ice Bed
»

For your little Igloo : The Ice Bed by WhoCares?!Design

Potocco Spa Surplus Outdoor Furniture Collection
»

Milan Furniture Fair 2015: Sneak peek at Potocco Surplus outdoor collection

Milan Furniture Fair 2015- B-Line Furniture Collection
»

Milan Furniture Fair 2015: B-Line to exhibit its fancy furniture collection

Sheets Desk by Lucie Koldova 1
»

Sheets desk by Lucie Koldova brings out the writer in you

Incandescent-Glass-Staircase-by-Frederic Hamerlak
»

Incandescent glass staircase with eccentric zigzag treads

Teckell Lo Scuro Crystal Pool Table
»

Take billboard game to next level with Lo Scuro Crystal pool table

Édith
»

Édith hood by Fabrizio Crisa for Elica pumps fresh air in your kitchen

American Pipe Dream Chair by BRC Designs
»

One-of-a-kind armchair boasts intrinsic maze of copper piping

Icons of Sembawang
»

Memoirs of past: Icons of Sembawang wooden animal rocking chairs

Sensory-Sky-Shower-by-Dornbracht
»

Relish bathing in colors of rainbow with Sensory Sky Shower

Share with your friends










Submit