5 MINUTES WITH ... MARC NEWSON
The industrial designer breaks down the design statements of the Hennessy X.O 2017 limited edition cognac bottle.
Designer jitters ... It’s both an honour and a the details ... Straight lines seemed like a little daunting to approach an icon like Hennessy more modern interpretation of what already X.O. As a designer, I want to create things that will existed. The stripes emphasise the strength of stand the test of time. New heights ... This the decanter’s shape. When they catch the light, blend has transcended time and continues to live they highlight both the bottle and its contents. in a very contemporary way. What I wanted The design elements are meant to convey to do was use the Hennessy X.O decanter’s the unique, immersive experience of the fundamental shape to magnify the blend— X.O. Priced at approx. RM1,080 and its deep amber colour, sharp spicy scent, available at Aeon retail stores nationwide. and soft, toasted wood taste. All about www.hennessy.com
The Hennessy X.O 2017 limitededition bottle by Marc Newson
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