‘kyoto’, 2012 by marc newson for dom perignon(w)170 × (h) 230 × (d)140mm

 

 

renowned australian designer marc newson developed the ‘kyoto’ champagne cooler for esteemed brand dom perignon in collaboration with japanese company seikado – a metal workshop established in kyoto in 1838. the pewter piece features spouts on each end to serve as a holder for the neck of the bottle given the bubbly is chilled in a high bed of water and ice. the pewter piece features spouts on each end to serve as a holder for the neck of the bottle – given the dom perignon is chilled in a high bed of water and ice. the idea was informed by the armour of the japanese military nobility know as the samurai, where newson applied traditional techniques used by the metalworkers of seikado dating back to the early 19th century to produce the piece. newson has previously designed for the luxury beverage, referencing the simplicity and elegance of dom perignon through the language of material and form.

 

 

marc newson kyoto champagne cooler for dom perignonthe pewter design features spouts on each end to serve as a holder for the neck of the bottle

 

 

marc newson kyoto champagne cooler for dom perignonnewson has previously designed for the luxury beverage, referencing the simplicity and elegance of dom perignon

 

 

 

marc newson kyoto champagne cooler for dom perignonthe idea was informed by the armour of the japanese military nobility know as the samurai

 

 

marc newson kyoto champagne cooler for dom perignonnewson applied traditional techniques used by the metalworkers of seikado dating back to the early 19th century to produce the piece

 

 

marc newson kyoto champagne cooler for dom perignonmarc newson with artist and principal of seikado junpei yamanaka